Scholastic Monday ~ Thank You Canada!

Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers! It’s great to practice being thankful every day, but today is a special day that we get to spend a little extra time being thankful. 🙂 As we’ve celebrated all the things we are thankful for this weekend, one thing that came to my mind was that I […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Did You Know? Animals

Kids are often full of questions. I know that I’ve certainly been asked a lot of questions since having my own children….and yep…a good number of these questions were things that I did not have the answers to! Like….how do chameleons change color? And….do fish sleep? Although I may not always have the answers to […]

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Faithful Papercrafting to Inspire you!

I’ve always enjoyed spending time doing crafts. As a teen, I made my own scrapbook of a trip I took, made countless cards, bookmarks, my own stationary and lots more. Now I’m enjoying these same types of activities both on my own time, and with my older girls. One of the reasons I enjoy papercrafting […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ 13 1/2 Incredible Things… ~ GIVEAWAY!

You know….when I was in school, I have to admit….I didn’t always enjoy learning. 😉 Although there are always going to be some subjects or parts of life-learning that are not as fun as other parts, I firmly believe that if you can find a way to make it more fun or at least applicable […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ If You’re Thankful and You Know It!

We love to sing in our home. We don’t find time for it every week, but when we do, the whole family gets involved…with singing, playing instruments and of course actions (or maybe some never-seen-before dance moves! haha) One song that has been a favorite from the very beginning for the younger kids is “If You’re […]

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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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Raincoast Books – Guilt-Free Nice Cream!

Ice Cream. Guilty pleasure or sweet treat? In this house, there’s never any guilt! Haha! That could be a problem, hey? We do restrict the amount we eat, as we believe that “everything in moderation” is a better rule to follow than “if it tastes good, spit it out!” Life’s too short to not enjoy […]

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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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