Scholastic Monday ~ Our Song, The Story of O Canada

‘O Canada.’ The song of our country…the song of our nation. This is a song that is forever embedded in me….and I hope it will be a song that our children will proudly know and sing as well. After all, our country is amazing, and our national anthem is a great picture of what Canada […]

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Who’s Gonna Win the Ring Toss?!

When it comes to summer, I love to take every opportunity I can to be outside. I do enjoy some moments of sitting in my lawn chair watching the kids, but I also love to be involved in what they are doing. Outdoor games and activities don’t have to be anything fancy to be fun. […]

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Making Memories: Explore the Calgary Zoo!

Summer is my favorite season of the year. Yes, there are great things about all the seasons….I love the freshness & newness of spring, the beautiful fall leaves and crisp fall evenings, and the winter nights spent by the fireplace, drinking tea. They are all great, but for me…summer is still my favorite. Being able […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Flags Around the World – Ultimate Sticker Book (GIVEAWAY!)

I’m the kind of mom who likes to keep the learning happening all summer long. I believe that learning is a natural, normal part of life…and we shouldn’t have to take a break from it. 🙂 One of our favorite ways to make learning fun and encourage our kids to learn something new is with […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Make Your Own Soap!

I remember just loving “crafty stuff” when I was a kid! Knitting, sewing, drawing, fabric paints, friendship bracelets, cross stitch, you name it and I probably tried it! Then came college, and a job, and life in general, so my time to do crafty stuff got a lot less. Now as a mom to three […]

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Quarto Knows – 5-Minute Mug Cakes & Peeps-a-licious! ~Giveaway!

You might remember awhile back when I reviewed a cookbook called “Dump Cakes from Scratch”, written by my new-best-friend-though-she-didn’t-know-it-at-the-time Jennifer Lee! I loved the cookbook, loved the recipes, loved that they were “from scratch” not “from box” and the rest is history! Well, it turns out that Jennifer saw my review and – get this […]

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Hokey Pokey Face Paint Fun! ~ Discount!

Face painting is one of those ‘treats’ that kids usually get done once or twice a year. Usually at a local fair…or at a children’s event of some sort. The thing is that most kids love getting their faces painted – or if not their face they enjoy a little painting on their hand or […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ I Am Canada ~ GIVEAWAY!

As we were considering our holidays for the upcoming summer we thought of a few different ideas….travelling overseas to a resort of some sort, or perhaps we’d just go across the border and visit some places in the USA…or we could stay in Canada and explore our country. We settled on the last one and […]

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Award-Winning ABCmouse!

Learning is one of the most important aspects in life. We should never stop learning, and it’s even better if we are able to love and enjoy learning! The process of beginning to fall in love with learning starts early on. I see it in my babies….they fall down, but they always get back up. […]

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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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