Dream in Peace with Natura

Getting a good night’s sleep is very important. It is vital to our health is so many ways…and there are a lot of things which contribute to a getting a night of rest and rejuvenation! Now, that said, there are some kinds of “night awakenings” that just can’t be helped…like a hungry baby or toddler […]

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Create it With Canvas ~ GIVEAWAY!

The walls of our home are important places. They can change the feel of our homes. They can be bare…or filled with memories and inspiration. Personally, I love to fill them with things that reflect the people who live here our family. You won’t find any fancy or modern artwork  – other than drawings done […]

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Parent On! ~ #ParentOn

There’s so much advice that people tend to give parents with young children. You know that saying…”You have all the answers, until you have your own kids!” …well, it is true! I remember that I knew all the answers too…until that first baby boy was born. 🙂 Even now as a mom of 6 children, […]

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Cook it Quick & Healthy!

When you ask my kids what one of the things is that I do, usually their first response is: “Make food in the kitchen!” It is true that I spend a fair amount of time in the kitchen…usually with a child or two by my side. 😉 Although I enjoy cooking, it is not always […]

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Here Comes Gumby! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Anyone out there remember Gumby? Ah Gumby…that loveable, bendable, funny, adventure filled character! Let’s face it, Gumby was pretty great. I’m a big fan of older shows from days past so when I heard that Ncircle Entertainment was coming out with a DVD of fully re-mastered Gumby episodes I was pretty excited. Gumby: 60’s Series […]

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Take Control and Breathe Easy!

Fall…I’d venture to say that even though the calendar says it only begins on September 21st, it is here! The cooler nights, the harvest dust in the air, back-to-school season, and the soon-to-come cold Canadian fall and winter weather. With colder weather comes one of my least favorite parts of fall and winter – drier […]

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Staying Safe with Masterlock ~ GIVEAWAY!

Summer is here and that means that it’s the time of year when a lot of stuff is going on! Although school is out, there definitely isn’t a lack of activities to be involved in. For some this means summer jobs, for others it’s gardens, camping, or even moving from one home to another. So […]

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Raincoast Books – The Bear and the Piano

There are children’s books. And then there are really good, very beautiful children’s books! Today, I have the privilege of letting you in on a secret. It’s one of those really good children’s books. I loved it. My kids loved it. Maybe that’s partly because we play piano in this house, but in any case, […]

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Raincoast Books – Father’s Day! ~Giveaway!

Guess what! Only a week and a half until Father’s Day! I would have to admit that I’m sort of glad that my kids are starting to be in school – because I’m terrible at planning any sort of Father’s Day “stuff”! I never seem to think of it until it’s the day before (or […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ How Do Dinosaurs Stay Friends?

It’s amazing how popular dinosaurs are among kids – even though they are extinct! I guess it’s all the unknowns, and the fact that they were such magnificent creatures that make us curious and that make us enjoy learning and reading about them. Jane Yolen and Scholastic have turned the fascination that kids have with […]

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