NCircle “The Gumby Movie” ~ GIVEAWAY!

My kids’ interest in Gumby began when my parents brought home Gumby and Pokey toys from a holiday in the States. Naturally my boys had no idea who Gumby was……which is understandable considering Gumby was popular in the 1950’s and 1960’s.  But that didn’t stop my kids from playing with those cute bendable figures. 😉 […]

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Character Matters ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

Hard work, being disciplined, showing initiative, being honest, having respect for authority and an awareness and concern for others around us are a few of the character traits that are essential for success in life. Having strong character and social finesse are very important. However, building character in yourself or your children can take a […]

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Lamb’s Soapworks! ~Giveaway!

“Because even legends have to lather.” It made me grin when I read that. It is true, after all, it doesn’t matter who you are, you need to lather up and get clean (at least we sure *hope* you do!). Who are these legends and why are we lathering? Well, I’m not sure who the […]

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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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Raincoast Books – #PlayTestShare Fall 2017! ~Giveaway!

Hey everyone! It’s that time of the year again – time for some fun with Raincoast Books and their #PlayTestShare for Fall of 2017! That’s right, it’s time to test out some fun activities and then share them with you! And of course, it also means there’s a giveaway attached! Let the fun begin!  I […]

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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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ForEverly Yours and ForEverly Amazing! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Clothing is something we all need. From the little wee ones right on up to us grown-ups. But not all clothing is created equal. I bet we can all vouch for the fact that some clothing is just WAY more comfy and better quality than other clothing….and these are usually the items that are our […]

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Raincoast Books – Wallace and Grace!

And here we have it, the last of the books Aidan got to review! He thoroughly enjoyed reading this great variety of books and didn’t even seem to mind Mom quizzing him on the books! Book reviews start early in this house! Ha! This time around we have a brand new series called Wallace and […]

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