Raincoast Books – Marvel Universe Crochet! ~Giveaway!

Quite a few years ago now, I taught myself to crochet via YouTube videos. The picture instructions just didn’t cut it for me, apparently I was more visual than that! Haha! Long live YouTube! Since then, I’ve enjoyed creating different things; mug cozies, baby blankets, scarves and cowls, etc. And I always have way too […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Flags Around the World – Ultimate Sticker Book (GIVEAWAY!)

I’m the kind of mom who likes to keep the learning happening all summer long. I believe that learning is a natural, normal part of life…and we shouldn’t have to take a break from it. 🙂 One of our favorite ways to make learning fun and encourage our kids to learn something new is with […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Make Your Own Soap!

I remember just loving “crafty stuff” when I was a kid! Knitting, sewing, drawing, fabric paints, friendship bracelets, cross stitch, you name it and I probably tried it! Then came college, and a job, and life in general, so my time to do crafty stuff got a lot less. Now as a mom to three […]

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Hokey Pokey Face Paint Fun! ~ Discount!

Face painting is one of those ‘treats’ that kids usually get done once or twice a year. Usually at a local fair…or at a children’s event of some sort. The thing is that most kids love getting their faces painted – or if not their face they enjoy a little painting on their hand or […]

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Personalized Invitations Like No Other!

I love to celebrate things….celebrating special events…whether big or small doesn’t have to be a ton of work, and it can create some amazing memories! Birthdays are one of these things that we love to celebrate. It’s the one special day of the year that we celebrate a specific child and we love to find […]

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DK Canada ~ Horses and Ponies Ultimate Sticker Book ~ GIVEAWAY!

Are there any horse or pony fans in your house? In most families there’s at least one child or family member who loves horses…and that is true in our family too! In fact, there’s a few of us that really enjoy horses and two of them are our two oldest girls. Horses are a fascinating […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Airplanes and Other Flying Machines Ultimate Sticker Collection ~ GIVEAWAY!

Airplanes are fascinating machines! I grew up with a Dad who owned and flew an airplane and loved every minute of my time in that little 2 seater plane! I have fond memories of flying across the prairies pretending that the fields were giant quilts and that the all the houses and little people down […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Ultimate Sticker Collection: American Girl Dress-Up ~ GIVEAWAY!

Stickers are always popular around here. The boys love ’em (especially if they have to do with things like vehicles, Lego, Batman, etc.) and the girls love ’em (especially if they have to do with animals, dolls, horses…). It seems that stickers are extra fun though when you have some activities you can do with […]

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Country Chic Paint ~ Giveaway

Paint, paint, paint. One of my favorite things! I am always painting something! I have a side business making furniture and home decor plus I like to refurbish older furniture for personal use, so this post is really in my wheel house. When I’m working on a painting project I store the brushed and rollers […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Ultimate Sticker Collection American Girl ~ GIVEAWAY!

Stickers are one of those things that kids of ages seem to enjoy. Boys love ’em, girls love ’em….they’re just an all-round great activity for kids! We take stickers all over the place with us…to church, on long road trips, on short road trips ;), camping (they’re great for rainy days!) and of course we’ve […]

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