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Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

| January 5, 2017 | 52 Comments
Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada! The New Year is here! Do you have resolutions or goals set to make 2017 a fabulous year for yourself? I usually have three goals I try to accomplish each year. They are to try something I have never done before, to become more active and to […]

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Wrap Up Chocolate as a Gift from DK Canada! #Review

| November 17, 2016 | 9 Comments
Wrap Up Chocolate as a Gift from DK Canada! #Review

Whether it is dark, milk or white, people LOVE chocolate! It is a treat given and enjoyed during the holidays and helps to make fun memories. Have you ever wondered how this sugary confection is made? DK Canada takes readers on the chocolate trail from cocoa bean to irresistible morsel in Chocolate! It is just […]

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3 Fabulous Fall Books with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/18

| October 13, 2016 | 51 Comments
3 Fabulous Fall Books with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/18

For some people, fall is a season full of colour and wonder. For others, it is a time to escape the cool and wet weather it brings by staying indoors. One way to entertain yourself while staying away from the elements is by reading a great book. DK Canada has a large variety of titles […]

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3 Books of Discovery with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway CAN 10/07

| September 13, 2016 | 63 Comments
3 Books of Discovery with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway CAN 10/07

Books have always been a means of escape for my family. We are able to travel to lands near and far by picking a title from our home library. Whether it is fiction or non-fiction, DK Canada has made reading for our family a realm of discovery we are enchanted by whenever we flip through […]

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4 Books for Family Fun with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway

| July 27, 2016 | 52 Comments
4 Books for Family Fun with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway

Summer fun can be had in so many different ways. Fun can be an adventure, exploring new features the world is sharing as the season passes along. It can also be through creating items a family can eat or be entertained by. DK Canada asked me to review four titles that can help a family […]

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Get into Summer with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/01

| June 29, 2016 | 53 Comments
Get into Summer with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/01

School’s out! Is the family looking a bit bored already? Need some great activities to make this the best summer EVER? DK Canada asked me to review some of their amazing books to help every member of the family enjoy these warm summer days! From the vast number of books DK Canada has available, these are […]

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Get Summer Started with DK Canada Books! Review and #Giveaway! CAN 06/06

| May 3, 2016 | 46 Comments
Get Summer Started with DK Canada Books! Review and #Giveaway! CAN 06/06

I know spring is not even half way over, but I am ready to fast forward to the hot and gorgeous days of summer! Kids will be out of school, and there will be plenty of time for everyone to have fun! DK Canada wants to help you plan out your Summer 2016 with their […]

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Learning Becomes Hands-On with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/23

| April 25, 2016 | 40 Comments
Learning Becomes Hands-On with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/23

Whether you are a kid or a kid at heart, we all have something that peaks our interests and makes us want to have fun. Whether it is an indoor hobby or one that takes us around the world, it is great to be able to let your hair down and to get your hands […]

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Open Doors to Worlds of Learning with DK Canada Books #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/11

| March 9, 2016 | 51 Comments
Open Doors to Worlds of Learning with DK Canada Books #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/11

I LOVE books. Whether it is fiction or non-fiction, they always open a door to different world of learning and exploration that I find fascinating. When looking for titles that offer instruction or information, I love looking through the boutiques that DK Canada has to offer. There are so many of them, with books that […]

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Destiny: The Tale of Sonali and Amir #Review

| February 25, 2016 | 1 Comment
Destiny: The Tale of Sonali and Amir #Review

  Destiny: The Tale of Sonali and Amir   Two young women have taken it upon themselves to write the fairy tale they wished had been available to them as kids: one where equality and diversity are highlighted. One where the prince and princess work together. So they wrote Destiny. There’s a new fairy tale […]

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Healthy Eating with Meghan Telpner’s The UnDiet Cookbook {A Review and Recipe}

| February 18, 2016 | 6 Comments
Healthy Eating with Meghan Telpner’s The UnDiet Cookbook {A Review and Recipe}

Once in a while a cookbook comes a long that offers you a fresh perspective on healthy eating. A perspective that doesn’t make you roll your eyes or feel overwhelmed, but instead makes you realize that a healthy lifestyle can be simple, can make you feel good, and does not have to mean shopping for […]

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Just One of the Reasons Why #ILoveDK Canada! #Promo and #Contest!

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Just One of the Reasons Why #ILoveDK Canada! #Promo and #Contest!

I love learning, and over the past year, I have enjoyed all of the lessons learned from the books I have had the pleasure of reviewing from DK Canada! There have been so many subjects I never thought I would have had the opportunity to learn about from these books, and my family enjoys reading […]

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Turn Over a New Page this Year with DK Canada! Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 02/15

| January 11, 2016 | 51 Comments
Turn Over a New Page this Year with DK Canada! Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 02/15

The New Year is upon us! We love making resolutions to try and better ourselves in some way, shape or form. Many of us are looking to care about our bodies. We want to look great and feel better inside an out! DK Canada wants to make 2016 a great year for people to start […]

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It’s All About Family in “Mommy Needs The Potty” Book Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide

| November 19, 2015 | 9 Comments
It’s All About Family in “Mommy Needs The Potty” Book Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide

Being a parent can be such an adventure. You can find yourself in so many different situations with your kids, both at home and while you are on-the-go. There are those times when the ho-hum of an everyday errand or outing turns into a crazy situation. Jenn Greschner wrote about these sudden situations in a […]

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Bring Home Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide This Holiday Season! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

| November 5, 2015 | 74 Comments
Bring Home Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide This Holiday Season! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

The holidays are just around the corner, and the long lists to Santa are beginning to be written. One gift that is great to give to kids are books. Kids can learn and be taken to magical worlds of imagination for hours on end. DK Canada has a 2015 Gift Book Boutique with books that […]

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Learning for All ages with DK Canada! ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

| October 6, 2015 | 45 Comments
Learning for All ages with DK Canada! ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

I love learning. It keeps my mind sharp and I am entertained when I find out about new things. I also enjoy picking up more information about subjects I already have an interest in. I get more insight into this topic, and I feel that much smarter. That is why I am glad DK Canada […]

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Save Time With Michael Smith’s Make Ahead Meals ~ A Review and A Beefy Barley Kale Stew Recipe

| October 1, 2015 | 6 Comments
Save Time With Michael Smith’s Make Ahead Meals ~ A Review and A Beefy Barley Kale Stew Recipe

It’s been almost a year since I reviewed Michael Smith’s cookbook, Family Meals and I can honestly say that I refer to that cookbook regularly. I can also say that I was very excited to hear Michael Smith was publishing another cookbook, this time called Make Ahead Meals: Over 100 Easy Time-Saving Recipes. This cookbook […]

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Go Back to School with DK Canada Books! – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/19

| September 18, 2015 | 69 Comments
Go Back to School with DK Canada Books! – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/19

Brrriiiiiing! Yes, the first bell of the school year has rung! Parents have hunted down the school supplies their kids needed for class, but what about other items they can use at home to enhance their learning? DK Canada has a Back to School Boutique centered on school that has some great titles kids of […]

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Travel the World from Home with DK Canada – Review and Books Giveaway ~ CAN 09/08

| August 6, 2015 | 67 Comments
Travel the World from Home with DK Canada – Review and Books Giveaway ~ CAN 09/08

Though I have not done enough of it in my lifetime, I LOVE traveling! There is something about the thought of getting away to other parts of the country or to exotic locales a world away that makes me want to pack my family’s bags and explore. When this is not possible, I turn to […]

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‘All Fall Down’ and more HOT summer reads!

| July 16, 2015 | 9 Comments
‘All Fall Down’ and more HOT summer reads!

All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner   If you’ve walked through any bookstore or Costco, and are a fan of women’s fiction, you probably know by now that Jennifer Weiner has a new paperback out. Originally released last June, this latest book in Ms. Weiner’s successful titles is an engaging and current read. I received this […]

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“Miss Emily” by Nuala O’Connor – A Novel That Reinvents Emily Dickinson and Makes me Love Her Even More {A Review}.

| June 30, 2015 | 2 Comments
“Miss Emily” by Nuala O’Connor – A Novel That Reinvents Emily Dickinson and Makes me Love Her Even More {A Review}.

Other than her infamous poetry, which I studied in university, I was not fully familiar with the idiosyncrasies of Emily Dickinson’s life until I read the historical fiction novel, Miss Emily by Irish author, Nuala O’Connor. Within pages of the first chapter I found myself researching Emily Dickinson’s life to find out more about her solitude and preference […]

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Summertime Book Ideas with DK Canada – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 07/26

| June 25, 2015 | 51 Comments
Summertime Book Ideas with DK Canada – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 07/26

It’s summertime, and my other half’s birthday is just around the corner. He is a hard person to choose a great gift for because he will go out and buy what he likes on the spur of the moment. One idea I had for choosing the perfect gift for him would be to look at […]

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“Sweet Goodness” – A Gluten-Free Cookbook Review and Double-Chocolate Cake Doughnut Recipe

| June 12, 2015 | 5 Comments
“Sweet Goodness” – A Gluten-Free Cookbook Review and Double-Chocolate Cake Doughnut Recipe

I have encountered many cookbooks that claim their recipes are “unbelievably delicious,” so when the cover of Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming’s newest cookbook, Sweet Goodness claimed that very thing I didn’t immediately jump up and down in excitement. You may recognize Carolyn Hemming and Patricia Green as the sisters behind Quinoa 365, Quinoa Revolution and […]

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DK Books – Useful books for Families and a Giveaway ~ CAN 06/22

| May 26, 2015 | 26 Comments
DK Books – Useful books for Families and a Giveaway ~ CAN 06/22

I received two great books from DK Books’ Mothers’ Day Boutique. Both books, Complete Family Nutrition and Grains as Mains, are sturdy hardcovers with vibrant photography and easy to read formats. Complete Family Nutrition, by Jane Clarke, is a very practical book for families who want to live a healthy lifestyle. In the book, she […]

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