Outset Media Games! ~Giveaway!

Games are a great way for a family to spend time together. A great way to bond. A great way to teach your kids how to lose gracefully! Haha! We might have an issue with that in our house, so we keep playing games so that we can all lose a time or two! In […]

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My Golden Ticket ~ Wonderbly

Sitting down and reading a book is one of my favorite things to do. It’s also one of our kids’ favorite things to do – and it’s even more ‘favorite’ for them if there’s something extra special about the book they are reading! By extra special, you might have already guessed that I am talking […]

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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. πŸ™‚ 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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DK Discovery Day ~ Did You Know? Animals

Kids are often full of questions. I know that I’ve certainly been asked a lot of questions since having my own children….and yep…a good number of these questions were things that I did not have the answers to! Like….how do chameleons change color? And….do fish sleep? Although I may not always have the answers to […]

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Faithful Papercrafting to Inspire you!

I’ve always enjoyed spending time doing crafts. As a teen, I made my own scrapbook of a trip I took, made countless cards, bookmarks, my own stationary and lots more. Now I’m enjoying these same types of activities both on my own time, and with my older girls. One of the reasons I enjoy papercrafting […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ 13 1/2 Incredible Things… ~ GIVEAWAY!

You know….when I was in school, I have to admit….I didn’t always enjoy learning. πŸ˜‰ Although there are always going to be some subjects or parts of life-learning that are not as fun as other parts, I firmly believe that if you can find a way to make it more fun or at least applicable […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ If You’re Thankful and You Know It!

We love to sing in our home. We don’t find time for it every week, but when we do, the whole family gets involved…with singing, playing instruments and of course actions (or maybe some never-seen-before dance moves! haha)Β One song that has been a favorite from the very beginning for the younger kids is “If You’re […]

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Character Matters ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

Hard work, being disciplined, showing initiative, being honest, having respect for authority and an awareness and concern for others around us are a few of the character traits that are essential for success in life. Having strong character and social finesse are very important. However, building character in yourself or your children can take a […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ LEGO Nexo Knights Build Your Own Adventure ~ GIVEAWAY!

Building, reading, imagination and inspiration….all of those sound like an excellent combination, right? πŸ™‚ We certainly think so and one of the ways that we have found to include all of these aspects are the Build Your Own Adventure sets from DK Canada. Our most recent inspiration and fun has come from the LEGO Nexo […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Pick Me up Puppy ~ GIVEAWAY!

Puppies are one of those animals that are loved by almost everyone…and if you don’t love puppies that run around the yard, most of us still think they’re pretty cute in a picture book. *wink* We’re that kind of family…mostly. There are a few kids that beg for a puppy of our own every once […]

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