Scholastic Monday – Mother’s Day GIVEAWAY!

“Being a Mom is one of the hardest jobs you’ll ever have…yet it is also the most rewarding job you will ever have!” I’ve heard this said again and again, and I’d have to agree. Being a mom is a gift that I hope I never ever take for-granted…and quite honestly, I LOVE it. There […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Shoe-La-La!

Most people would say that girls and shoes go hand in hand! 🙂 Now I’ve never been one to love my shoes too much…just as long as I have some that fit and are comfy. BUT, that said…for someone who doesn’t care much about shoes I sometimes feel that I still have quite the shoe […]

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Love to Learn ~ GIVEAWAY!

Most of us here in Canada have probably heard of Owl Kids before! Even as a kid I loved reading their chickaDEE and OWL magazines at the local library. Owl Kids has a great selection of books too. The thing that I love about Owl Kids the most is that all of their books and […]

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Scholastic Monday – Mr. Putney’s Quacking Dog

We all love a good joke now and then, don’t we? 🙂 Well, our book for Scholastic Monday this week is filled with puns, jokes and word play! Mr. Putney’s Quacking Dog by Jon Agee is SUCH a fun little book! Even the title sounds pretty funny, and the rest of the book follow suit! […]

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Scholastic Monday – Monster Manners

As a parent there are a multitude of things that we want (or need to!) teach our children! Manners is definitely one of them…and in my experience so far, it takes a lot of patience and practice and reminding to teach our children manners. Of course, it helps a LOT too if us as parents […]

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The Snow Day ~ Scholastic Monday

Snow, snow, snow! It’s something we know ALL about here in the prairie provinces of Canada! 🙂 In fact, this year we’ve had our fair share of snow days, and I think we have more snow than we’ve had for many years. (I’m hoping that it won’t take all summer to melt! 😉 ) The […]

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This is Silly!

I don’t know about you, but our kids love to be silly…and our home is often filled with silliness and giggles! And what could be better than a book that is all about being silly?! Scholastic Canada has a fabulously silly book called This is Silly by Gary Taxali. In the book Silly Billy, wacky […]

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Scholastic Monday – Ivy Loves to Give

Giving…the actual season of giving has just past us (Christmas), but that doesn’t mean that we should quit giving! A gift is a wonderful thing to receive…and let’s admit it…we all love receiving gifts once in a while. 🙂 Scholastic Canada has a simple little book called Ivy Loves to Give by Freya Blackwood. The […]

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One Hockey Night ~ Scholastic Monday!

This week for Scholastic Monday we’ve got an awesome book…it’s such a heartwarming story…and even brought tears to my eyes the first time I read it to my kids. I truly love this book. One Hockey Night brings together hockey and the holiday season so beautifully, and the story takes place right here in Canada. […]

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A Little Jam for Us All ~ GIVEAWAY

Mmmm…Jam…it’s good stuff. 🙂 And reading…that’s just the thing that our brains need some days! So what could jam and reading books have in common? Well, Canadian author & illustrator Sarah Jackson has tied these two parts of life together in the most fun and whimsical way! She has five JAM books that she’s created […]

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