Meet Edison

We’ve got a new friend in our home. He’s kinda small, doesn’t really talk back (but could sing you a tune!), and does whatever you tell him to do (except he probably won’t clean your bedroom for you. *wink*). Meet Edison – the affordable, LEGO compatible and programmable robot that will make learning about programming […]

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Robert Rose Books “The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide” ~ GIVEAWAY!

Using natural products for my family is really important to me. If you ask my husband he may even say I am a bit obsessed about it. (He is probably right). 😉 When the chance to review The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide: Using the Science of Carrier & Essential Oils to Create Natural Personal Care Products by […]

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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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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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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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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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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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NCircle ~ “The Cat in the Hat: Knows A Lot About Space” – GIVEAWAY!

We don’t have cable TV at our house so when my kids found out I would be receiving DVD’s from NCircle Entertainment to review they were pretty excited. 🙂  It is a treat to get new DVD’s to watch in the mail! I am happy about it too because the movie we got this month […]

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