Raincoast Books – The Origami Garden!

I have always been intrigued with origami and over my life have even known how to make a few items! The only one I can always remember is the “Nit Picker” or the “Fortune Teller” as it seems most people call it! I have a lot of fun over the years creating that one and […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Safe in a Storm

Are you stuck in a rut when it comes to bedtime stories? Every once in a while, we get stuck…reading the same ones over and over and over. I don’t mind reading the same books many times over, but I will admit that sometimes it’s nice to throw a new title into the mix! 😉 […]

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Farm Animals ~ Summer Living Boutique!

I will readily admit that summer is my favorite season. I love everything about it…except for the ticks and mosquitos! But other than that, I love summer and thrilled that the first day of Summer is only a month away. In many ways, I feel that summer is already here, and we’ve already had a […]

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Pound Puppies: Showstopping Pups! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Are you ready for some adventure? Some Pound Puppy adventure? With several dog-lovin’ kids in our home, we certainly are apt to enjoy a good puppy adventure – both in real life and on the screen. 😉 Pound Puppies: Showstopping Pups is one of the latest releases from Shout! Factory and it’s a really fun […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Farm Ultimate Sticker Book ~ GIVEAWAY!

Dogs, horses, kittens, tractors, stickers…put all that together (plus more!) and you’ll have the Farm Ultimate Sticker Book from DK Canada. Although both my husband I grew up on either a farm or an acreage, our kids are growing up in town. Town definitely has it’s benefits too, but they are also fascinated with farmers, […]

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Creatures Great & Small

Our world is a wonderful place…filled with amazingly intricate creatures…great ones, small ones, shaggy ones, arctic ones, slimy ones and so much more. Did you know that there is a tiny beetle that blasts it’s enemies with a superhot chemical, or that the insect with the longest tongue is a moth?! I sure didn’t, but […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Every Day Birds

The birds are back! We are very excited about that…especially my one and a half year old little guy. Although the leaves haven’t decided to appear on the trees yet, there are plenty of birds to be seen again…nice, chubby robins, lots of geese coming back from their winter getaway, and many others too. Scholastic […]

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Disagree and Stay in Love – Tips for Fighting Fair!

Relationships are a funny thing. They have phases and sometimes the transition and next phase can be rather interesting to say the least. You know how you start out in the honeymoon phase? Where you can see no wrong, hear no wrong and feel no wrong? Everything is perfect and everyone is perfect? But then […]

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Purr-fect Paper Cats ~ GIVEAWAY!

I grew up with cats…and I have to admit…cats are one of my favorite pets. However, I will also admit that I am not a big fan of indoor cats in my own house. Outdoor cats are perfect though. 😉 Recently we found some indoor kitty’s that our kids can enjoy though…they’re not the kind […]

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Simple, Beautiful Artwork!

Art has recently become a passion in our home – the second time for me, the first time for our kids! I remember truly enjoying doing a variety of art projects as a kid, but through college and then getting married and having young kids, well, let’s just say it’s been a while since I’ve […]

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