Keep Warm, Cozy & Keep Snackin’! ~ GIVEAWAY!

When I think of the winter season and of the holidays, a few things come to mind right away. First off, keeping warm! 😉 I tend to get cold easily, so you’ll never catch me outside without my warm winter clothing on – including a toque, mittens, etc. Secondly, keeping cozy is always a great […]

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Learn with LeapStart!

Learning is a life-long thing! Sometimes it doesn’t seem like fun when you’re learning fractions or what an adverb or subjective pronoun is, but the best part is that I believe that you can almost always find ways to make learning more fun – even if you are learning fractions! 😉 There are ways to […]

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The Gift and The Star ~ GIVEAWAY!

Do you have  favorite Christmas show or movie that you enjoy watching? Do you enjoy making popcorn, snuggling up together on the couch with your kids and enjoying the evening together watching a DVD? I’ll be honest…we don’t watch a lot of DVD’s or TV episodes in our home, but when we do it something […]

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Get Ready to Play!

I believe in playtime. Playing is such an important part of life – even for older kids! There is SO much that kids can learn through playtime that it really is more than “just” time to play. Studies have been done showing that playtime is very beneficial for kids…and so, in our home I love […]

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Magical Season…Magic Show!

Abracadabra! Are you ready for a magical holiday season this year? The truth is that I believe that one of the best holiday gift ideas this year is books. There are plenty of great books to choose from…and I love being able to find the perfect book for the loved ones on my ‘list’ and […]

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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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Imagine, Inspire, Construct, Play! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Toys. Let’s face it…there are so many toys out there to choose from. I’ll admit it…I started out like many other parents who enter the parenting world and think that pretty much every toy looks like fun and that the best thing would be to have plenty of toys to play with in our home. […]

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LEGO + Easter Baskets = Success!!

Many families love to do some extra special things for their children, grandchildren, nieces/nephews, etc….especially when there’s a holiday coming up! Easter is just about here, and it is one of those times when we enjoy setting  an egg hunt, and putting together an Easter basket or a few special Easter gifts for our kids. […]

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Camp Nana Papa! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Grandparents are a special group of family members…and they are very popular amount the grandchildren! Grandparents are important role models…and they usually like to spoil their grandchildren – at least a little bit! *wink.* We certainly love Grandpa & Grandma in our home – and  it is always a VERY exciting time when we get […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Read Me a Book

Reading to my younger kids is one of my favorite things to do. That said, sometimes other stuff ‘gets in the way’ and I don’t get as much reading time with them as I’d like. Read Me a Book by Barbara Reid has been a sweet and simple little reminder about how reading to our […]

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