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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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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Country Chic Paint ~ Giveaway

Paint, paint, paint. One of my favorite things! I am always painting something! I have a side business making furniture and home decor plus I like to refurbish older furniture for personal use, so this post is really in my wheel house. When I’m working on a painting project I store the brushed and rollers […]

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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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Scholastic Monday ~ Happy Dreamer ~ GIVEAWAY! (3 Winners!)

Do you have any dreamers in your house? I’ll admit that oftentimes….I’m still a dreamer. 😉 The dreams I dream about these days are different from the ones I used to dream when I was younger, but they’re still dreams and they still bring out the creative side and get me excited about the possibilities. […]

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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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DK Discovery Day ~ Utimate Sticker Collection: The LEGO® Batman Movie ~ GIVEAWAY!!

Who’s seen the new LEGO Batman Movie? Our oldest hasn’t seen the movie yet…but can’t wait to check it out! Lego + Batman + Movie = a fabulous way for a 10 year old boy to spend the evening! 😉 Since we haven’t had the chance to see the movie yet, we’ve had to tide […]

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Touch-and-Trace Learning Fun ~ GIVEAWAY! (5 Winners!)

From the time a child is born they are learning…whether that is learning to roll over, learning to their shapes or learning physics…learning is an important part of our lives no matter what age we are! In the past month, we’ve been enjoying some new books for the youngest learners in our homes. Little Groovers […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ I Need a Hug

Do you like hugs? I can vouch for the fact that a good hug definitely makes a tough day a little bit better…or a lot better! We have some wonderful “huggers” in our home and I’m not giving them up! 😉 Buuuuut…what if you need a hug, but you’re just a wee bit prickly…spikey….or pokey? […]

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