Raincoast Books – Blackout! ~Giveaway

Oh, but I do enjoy a thriller that keeps me on the edge of my seat and makes me want to bite my nails! The only thing I don’t like about them is the tendency to keep me awake at night because of the “I just need to read one more chapter” syndrome! Have you […]

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Raincoast Books – Overboard! ~Giveaway!

My son is now 8 and is headed to Grade 3 this fall. Where has time gone? Honestly, I’m starting to feel old as I say things like this! Haha! Anyway, given that his father and I are voracious readers, it’s little surprise that he also loves to read. Just last night he read two […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ 101 Outrageously Fun Things to Do

Do you like to have fun? …To do fun things with your kids, nieces, nephews, grandkids, etc.? How about doing Outrageously fun things?! That sounds extra, extra fun….don’t you think? I’m a kid at heart…so outrageously fun things immediately captures my attention and I’m ready to dive in with both feet. 😉 My only problem […]

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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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Table Top Chefs Pizzarette! ~Discount!

Let’s have a show of hands. Who doesn’t like pizza!? It’s such a well-loved food and has often been the food of last-minute suppers, birthday parties, and Friday night family night! Growing up, considering we lived in the country and there was no option for pizza delivery, I have fond memories of making homemade pizza! […]

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The Canada Home T ~ GIVEAWAY!

This year is a very special one for our one-of-a-kind country. Canada is celebrating our 150th birthday and I think that is absolutely wonderful and exciting!! We live in an amazing country, and I don’t know about you, but I love to celebrate…and our countries 150th is a great time to find a few ways […]

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Raincoast Books – This is That!

Have you heard of CBC’s This is That? It’s a satirical program hosted by Pat Kelly & Peter Oldring. This is some “about” info directly off their webpage: “This Is That is a current affairs program that doesn’t just talk about the issues, it fabricates them. Nothing is off limits–politics, business, culture, justice, science, religion–if […]

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Dumpling Cats ~ GIVEAWAY!

Cats…fluffy ones, striped ones, chubby ones and playful ones. I LOVE cats. The only problem is that I don’t love having indoor  cats in my own home. So, since we do not live on an acreage that presents a problem for us….we don’t want and indoor cat and we can’t own an outdoor cat. What […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Twinkle

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star is a song that is well loved by preschoolers! I’ve played it for our kids countless times on the piano and they love to sing it whenever it comes to mind. So, it’s no surprise that Twinkle by Nick Bland was a book that was instantly loved by our younger kids. […]

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Raincoast Books – Come Sundown! ~Giveaway

I have been enjoying Nora Roberts’ books for years now. In particular, I love her J. D. Robb series – I’ve read all of them! I have no idea how she manages to come up with so many ideas for so many books – she’s only written over two *hundred* – but she is certainly […]

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