Let’s Get Gardening!

Ahhh…summer. I’m so glad you’re almost here! Today it even felt like summer outside so you can be sure that we enjoyed and soaked in every ounce of “summer” that we could find today! In fact, we were soaking in the sun mostly while we were planting the garden. I love summer….but I also love gardening! This […]

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Sir Kaye the Boy Knight

Superheroes can often play an important part in a child’s life…especially in young boys. I know that our son enjoys superheroes and he likely knows more about them than I do! 🙂 The thing about superheroes is that they have the ability to influence and shape a child’s morals. That’s a pretty important job if […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Blackflies!

Spring is here and with the arrival of a week of REALLY nice weather, the bug-world has woken up. Oh bugs….there are some that I can live with, and some that I could most definitely live without! A few of those include blackflies, mosquitoes and wood ticks. Right now we’re spending our days checking for […]

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DK Canada ~ Horses and Ponies Ultimate Sticker Book ~ GIVEAWAY!

Are there any horse or pony fans in your house? In most families there’s at least one child or family member who loves horses…and that is true in our family too! In fact, there’s a few of us that really enjoy horses and two of them are our two oldest girls. Horses are a fascinating […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Airplanes and Other Flying Machines Ultimate Sticker Collection ~ GIVEAWAY!

Airplanes are fascinating machines! I grew up with a Dad who owned and flew an airplane and loved every minute of my time in that little 2 seater plane! I have fond memories of flying across the prairies pretending that the fields were giant quilts and that the all the houses and little people down […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Nexo Knights Factivity Fun ~ GIVEAWAY!

LEGO is one of the most popular toys out there and most recently our son has been really interested in the world of LEGO Nexo Knights! This is a total boy-world…full of epic quests, foes, exciting magical lands and of course all of the LEGO Nexo Knights. DK Canada has come out with a new […]

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Celebrating our Amazing Earth! ~ DK Canada

Spring has sprung and we are super excited to get back into the outdoors! After another winter of living in the cold, frozen prairies, I have to say that it was music to my ears when I heard the all the frogs croaking out in the field behind our house again. And the “orange-tummy” birds […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Old Turtle Questions of the Heart

Kids have a lot of questions, don’t they? Lots of why’s and what would happen if….questions. Lots of questions about life and how things work. Oftentimes our own children will come to us with questions about things I’ve never thought about before, or at least not for a very long time. I love the questions […]

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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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DK Discovery Day ~ The Big Book of Trains ~ GIVEAWAY!

A train ride is one of the things on the list of ‘things to do together as a family!’ It’s especially high up on the list for the boys….though I’m pretty sure the girls would all enjoy a train ride as well! I myself have, in fact, never been on a train before…so I think […]

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