Scholastic Monday ~ Picture the Sky

The sky is one of my favorite parts of living on the Canadian prairies. The sky is ever-changing, amazing, and fascinating! Barbara Reid is a fabulous Canadian author who has written a new title that features our sky! Picture the Sky by Barbara Reid is perfect for children around the ages of 3-8 years old. […]

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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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Memories We Made ~ Calgary Zoo

A while back, I shared about our excitement about an upcoming visit to the Calgary Zoo this summer! Well….the much anticipated visit has come and gone and it’s time for us to share with you some of our real life adventures and experiences from the Calgary Zoo…. From the moment we stepped foot into the […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Sew Mini Animals

It’s no secret in our home that there is one of us who loves animals more than the anyone else. It doesn’t even matter what kind of animal…any stuffed animal and any real animal (perhaps with a few exceptions such as wasps! *wink*) This is our middle daughter…and we love that she loves animals so […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Plankton is Pushy

Today it is time for us to introduce: Plankton and Mussel. 🙂 Do they sound like some friends that your kids would like to meet? Well, Scholastic Canada is where Plankton and Mussel come from…in the form of a great story written by Jonathan Fenske. Plankton is Pushy by Jonathan Fenske is one of those […]

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Introducing: The Wolfelele!!

I’m sure most of us, if not all of us, have heard of the ukelele. It’s a great little instrument that has been seen on stages, in homes, in the hands of youngsters, in the hands of grandparents, etc. It’s small, portable, and quite easy to learn how to play! Today I’m excited to share […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Ready to Read ~ GIVEAWAY!

Reading is one of those essential skills! It’s something that is incredibly important to learn, and in my personal opinion, I believe that it’s extra extra fabulous if you not only learn to read well, but you also LOVE to read. 🙂 Reading opens up a world of knowledge and stories to you and your […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ 101 Outrageously Fun Things to Do

Do you like to have fun? …To do fun things with your kids, nieces, nephews, grandkids, etc.? How about doing Outrageously fun things?! That sounds extra, extra fun….don’t you think? I’m a kid at heart…so outrageously fun things immediately captures my attention and I’m ready to dive in with both feet. 😉 My only problem […]

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Be an Eyewitness with DK Canada ~ GIVEAWAY!

Being an eyewitness to something special is always an amazing experience…for example, some of us are hoping to be an eyewitness to the first solar eclipse in our part of the world in a long time. 😉 It’s pretty spectacular to be an eyewitness to something unique like that. The thing is, our world is […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Twinkle

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star is a song that is well loved by preschoolers! I’ve played it for our kids countless times on the piano and they love to sing it whenever it comes to mind. So, it’s no surprise that Twinkle by Nick Bland was a book that was instantly loved by our younger kids. […]

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