A Better-For-You, Simple, Naturally Delicious Crunch!! ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

I think we can pretty much all agree that chips are a fabulous snack food. They have that satisfying crunch, they taste great, they’re pretty cheap, they come in a variety of flavors, and well…they are just excellent for snacking on! That is….until you read the ingredients! Somehow, reading the ingredients puts a damper on […]

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A Place to Call Home ~ Maplelea

Dolls have been a classic toy that girls have loved for a long time. And things haven’t changed. Dolls are still one of the most loved toys out there. We started out with lots of baby dolls in our home, but now that our girls are growing older, they are loving the “older girl” dolls, […]

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Need a Little Mystery?

Do you love a good mystery? Or even better – do your kids love a good mystery? I’ve got a few “secret code” fans around here for sure, and solving a fun mystery is downright exciting!  The only problem is that, other than “Who ate the last cookie or “Where are the missing car keys?”, […]

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A Better Night’s Sleep….Naturally!

Sleep…it’s a precious thing. It really is. Our bodies need sleep in order to function well and in a healthy manner. Unfortunately, due to many different circumstances our bodies often do not, or are unable to get that good night’s sleep that we desperately need. As a mom, I know all to well how a […]

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Raincoast Books – Okanagan Table Cookbook!

You know I love cookbooks. But you know what I love even more than cookbooks? Canadian Cookbooks! After all, it’s just a wee bit more awesome when the author is from your own country! And do I have a big, beautiful cookbook for you today! It’s called “The Okanagan Table” and most of us on […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Pig the Elf

It’s that time of year….when we pull the Christmas books off the shelf, start decorating for the holidays and turn on the Christmas music! Personally, I love Christmas. This year Scholastic has put out a few new titles just in time for this time of year! Pig The Elf by Aaron Blabey is a new […]

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Change What you Chew with PUR! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Gum was one of my favorite “treats” when I was a teen and young adult. In fact, it was my favorite…right on up to the day that I realized how much sugar, coloring and other unhealthy ingredients were in it. After that I just couldn’t enjoy it as much as I had before, so the […]

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Little Lady Lucy ~ GIVEAWAY!

Do you have fond memories of dressing up and playing all sorts of imaginative games? I sure do! I remember that my mom even came up with some fabulous and FUN dress-up games for my birthday parties and I have plenty of photos of myself and my cousins all dressed up and ready to go […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ The Heart’s Song

Loss is a part of life. It is a hard part of life…a part of life that we often want to avoid, shy away from or ignore (if we can!). The thing is that the loss of a loved one can be very difficult. Whether it is through death or through moving on or moving away […]

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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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