Scholastic Monday ~ Our Song, The Story of O Canada

‘O Canada.’ The song of our country…the song of our nation. This is a song that is forever embedded in me….and I hope it will be a song that our children will proudly know and sing as well. After all, our country is amazing, and our national anthem is a great picture of what Canada […]

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Who’s Gonna Win the Ring Toss?!

When it comes to summer, I love to take every opportunity I can to be outside. I do enjoy some moments of sitting in my lawn chair watching the kids, but I also love to be involved in what they are doing. Outdoor games and activities don’t have to be anything fancy to be fun. […]

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Making Memories: Explore the Calgary Zoo!

Summer is my favorite season of the year. Yes, there are great things about all the seasons….I love the freshness & newness of spring, the beautiful fall leaves and crisp fall evenings, and the winter nights spent by the fireplace, drinking tea. They are all great, but for me…summer is still my favorite. Being able […]

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Limeapple Swimwear ONE DAY Sale!

The first day of summer is HERE! There are many great things that come along with summer (and a few that we could do without…like the mosquito’s! 😉 ) But one of the great things is that summer means  it’s time to get ready to head to the beach or pool. Personally, we love the […]

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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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NCircle “Guess How Much I Love You: Summer Days” ~ GIVEAWAY!

“I love you to the moon and back”.  I am quite certain every parent is familiar with the story of Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare.  Such a special bond between a young rabbit and his father. I was pleased to find the DVD episodes mimic the whimsy and gentleness of the book.  The […]

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Raincoast Books – Old MacDonald! ~Giveaway

Everybody knows the song “Old MacDonald”, right? I’m sure we’ve alllllll heard somebody’s kids sing it over and over and over until you were sure your head would explode! The last two days, my daughter has been singing “Head and shoulders, knees and toes….” over and over – and when I ask her to switch […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ The Awesome Guide ~ GIVEAWAY!

Super Heroes and Lego…the two loves of most boys! Our oldest boy is definitely included in this category and he spend a lot of time looking up the Batmobile and any type of thing that involves LEGO or Super Heroes. But when you combine both of them it’s extra fabulous!! The LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes: […]

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