English Creek Farms ~ GIVEAWAY!

Any health conscious readers out there? Do you enjoy creating meals and products at home from scratch and skip all the convenience food aisles at the grocery store? Excuse me while I raise my own hand here. 😉  If you share these things in common with me then you are going to love English Creek […]

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NCircle “Floogals: Destination Planet Earth” ~ GIVEAWAY!

Our family just survived a nasty stomach bug and I am so thankful that we had a new DVD from NCircle for my kids to watch while they felt yucky.  The best part about being sick is getting to watch TV all day. 🙂 Floogals: Destination Planet Earth includes eight episodes featuring the Floogals.  The Floogals […]

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Country Chic Paint ~ Giveaway

Paint, paint, paint. One of my favorite things! I am always painting something! I have a side business making furniture and home decor plus I like to refurbish older furniture for personal use, so this post is really in my wheel house. When I’m working on a painting project I store the brushed and rollers […]

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A Summer to Die – Lois Lowry

So in my last book review, I told you how I like a book with lots of action. But I told you that I also thoroughly enjoy other books. Well, here’s one of those other books. I’m a sucker for sad books. I’m also a sucker for young adult books. I’ve loved reading since I […]

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Big Change Starts Small ~ Brita

About two weeks ago, was a special date that likely went by unnoticed by most of us, if not all of us. March 22nd marked World Water Day. Perhaps one of the reasons we fail to take note of this day is because, for us, clean water is not an issue. It is something that […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Scratch Challenge ~ GIVEAWAY!

I’ve heard it said quite a few times in the past year or two that computer programming is the language of the future. With the way that the technological world is progressing I wouldn’t be surprised if they are correct! This past year I’ve encouraged our oldest to spend some time beginning to learn about […]

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Raincoast Books – Countdown to Mecca!

I like a book that grabs my attention right away and then holds it. Well, let me tell you, this latest fiction book from Raincoast Books does that and more! I have to admit, I had never read a book by Michael Savage before, but he’s on my radar now and I’ve already added more […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Happy Dreamer ~ GIVEAWAY! (3 Winners!)

Do you have any dreamers in your house? I’ll admit that oftentimes….I’m still a dreamer. 😉 The dreams I dream about these days are different from the ones I used to dream when I was younger, but they’re still dreams and they still bring out the creative side and get me excited about the possibilities. […]

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LEGO ~ Let’s Get Building! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Creating is (by far!) one of the activities that our kids love the most. Whether they are creating a piece of artwork, making up their own recipes, building a raft out of wood and nails or coming up with the biggest Lego city so far, the fact is that they love to create. Hands-on activities […]

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Kid Licks – Organic, Edible, Polish ~ GIVEAWAY!

I have always loved having pretty painted nails until I found out that most nail polishes contain yucky harmful chemicals. Yikes.  Then I had a daughter and I couldn’t bear to put harmful chemicals on my toddler’s nails…..especially since EVERYTHING goes into her mouth.  I was beyond happy when I stumbled upon Kid Licks one […]

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