Scholastic Monday ~ Why Am I Me?

Have you ever had one of those moments when your kids ask you a question and you’re not sure of the answer? I’ve had quite a few of those questions asked of me. Sometimes they are “deeper” than other times, but regardless of the question, being able to help our kids think through and understand […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ LEGO Nexo Knights Build Your Own Adventure ~ GIVEAWAY!

Building, reading, imagination and inspiration….all of those sound like an excellent combination, right? 🙂 We certainly think so and one of the ways that we have found to include all of these aspects are the Build Your Own Adventure sets from DK Canada. Our most recent inspiration and fun has come from the LEGO Nexo […]

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“Messy Alphabet Book” by Put Me in the Story

Put Me in the Story has impressed me again. 🙂  This time the personalized book fits the personality of my three year old son perfectly.  You know how every family has that one child that is just a bit more “unique”?  And in my case by unique I mean loud, messy and a somewhat of a […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Picture the Sky

The sky is one of my favorite parts of living on the Canadian prairies. The sky is ever-changing, amazing, and fascinating! Barbara Reid is a fabulous Canadian author who has written a new title that features our sky! Picture the Sky by Barbara Reid is perfect for children around the ages of 3-8 years old. […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Pick Me up Puppy ~ GIVEAWAY!

Puppies are one of those animals that are loved by almost everyone…and if you don’t love puppies that run around the yard, most of us still think they’re pretty cute in a picture book. *wink* We’re that kind of family…mostly. There are a few kids that beg for a puppy of our own every once […]

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Memories We Made ~ Calgary Zoo

A while back, I shared about our excitement about an upcoming visit to the Calgary Zoo this summer! Well….the much anticipated visit has come and gone and it’s time for us to share with you some of our real life adventures and experiences from the Calgary Zoo…. From the moment we stepped foot into the […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Sew Mini Animals

It’s no secret in our home that there is one of us who loves animals more than the anyone else. It doesn’t even matter what kind of animal…any stuffed animal and any real animal (perhaps with a few exceptions such as wasps! *wink*) This is our middle daughter…and we love that she loves animals so […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ DC Comics Super Heroes LEGO ~ GIVEAWAY!

Lego is a word we hear in our home pretty much every. single. day. And I don’t think we’re the only home where that happens. *wink*  It’s no secret that one of the most popular toys out there is Lego. In addition to Lego, super heroes are also another ‘hot topic’ in our home. From […]

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Introducing: The Wolfelele!!

I’m sure most of us, if not all of us, have heard of the ukelele. It’s a great little instrument that has been seen on stages, in homes, in the hands of youngsters, in the hands of grandparents, etc. It’s small, portable, and quite easy to learn how to play! Today I’m excited to share […]

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Be an Eyewitness with DK Canada ~ GIVEAWAY!

Being an eyewitness to something special is always an amazing experience…for example, some of us are hoping to be an eyewitness to the first solar eclipse in our part of the world in a long time. 😉 It’s pretty spectacular to be an eyewitness to something unique like that. The thing is, our world is […]

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