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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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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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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DK Discovery Day ~ Ultimate Sticker Collection: American Girl Dress-Up ~ GIVEAWAY!

Stickers are always popular around here. The boys love ’em (especially if they have to do with things like vehicles, Lego, Batman, etc.) and the girls love ’em (especially if they have to do with animals, dolls, horses…). It seems that stickers are extra fun though when you have some activities you can do with […]

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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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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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