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Discovering New Ideas with DK Canada Books ~ Review

| January 28, 2020 | 79 Comments
Discovering New Ideas with DK Canada Books ~ Review

Discovering new ideas and trying new things is what a new year is all about. DK Canada Books wants to help readers learn different ways to improve on a skill or to feel better about themselves. My family received three books to discover new ideas this new year. We were excited to see how these […]

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3 Merry Ways to Have Fun During the Holidays #Review

| December 30, 2019 | 206 Comments
3 Merry Ways to Have Fun During the Holidays #Review

Merry. This is the way we all try to feel during the holiday season. With the family being stuck inside due to weather on some days, keeping kids happy and making sure they have fun can be a bit of a challenge. Toys and games are great ways to make the time indoors fly by […]

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Make the Holidays Bright at Glow Ottawa

| December 24, 2019 | 12 Comments
Make the Holidays Bright at Glow Ottawa

Make the Holidays Bright at Glow Ottawa Bright lights. This is one of the Christmas traditions my children and I love to see around the holidays season. We get a sense of wonder and delight at how lights can make whatever they adorn magical. When we heard that Glow Ottawa was coming to Canada’s capital, […]

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Seeing Beyond the Surface with Aye-Aye Gets Lucky #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

| December 17, 2019 | 101 Comments
Seeing Beyond the Surface with Aye-Aye Gets Lucky  #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

Seeing beyond the surface of what we see is a great skill children to learn. This allows them to understand and appreciate the world around them. Author and Academy Award nominee, Terri Tatchell is developing a series of books called Endangered & Misunderstood to help children to become aware of some of the creatures on […]

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Hands-On Learning Fun with Osmo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/17

| December 16, 2019 | 143 Comments
Hands-On Learning Fun with Osmo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/17

Hands-On Learning Fun with Osmo Learning can be done in so many different ways thanks to technology. Devices are now giving a helping hand to kids to improve skills various areas they would learn at school. Osmo is a system that brings hands-on learning to kids with the use of a device. Osmo asked my […]

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Gift Wonder For the Holidays with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/10

| December 12, 2019 | 95 Comments
Gift Wonder For the Holidays with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/10

Wonders can be found anywhere! Did you think they could be found in a book? DK Canada has books that help to bring wonders to readers of all ages. They asked us if we could find wonder in books that we would want to gift to loved ones this holiday season. We were curious to […]

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Connect During the Holidays with Samsung Canada #Review

| December 3, 2019 | 722 Comments
Connect During the Holidays with Samsung Canada  #Review

Being able to connect the ones you love during the holiday season is a challenge. Smartphones have made being close to family and friends an alternative to physically being together. Having the right device to get the job done is key to making this process work well. Samsung Canada’s Galaxy A70 smartphone is a powerful […]

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Turkey Taco Party Cups Recipe

| November 21, 2019 | 412 Comments
Turkey Taco Party Cups Recipe

Make a Little Magic for the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! Magic can be found in many different ways around the holiday season. One place I find magic at this time of the year is in the food my family savours. Preparing holiday favourites should not take you away from festivities you have planned with your […]

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End Boredom Fast with Funny Mats

| November 14, 2019 | 134 Comments
End Boredom Fast with Funny Mats

Boredom. It can hit my kids at any moment. I am not a fan of letting my kids live on a device all day. I love when they are able to be creative quickly. Funny Mats are thin mats with cute themes kids can use to colour and discover fun in a flash. They asked […]

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Set A Saucy Game Day Table with Montana’s Texas-Style Ribs

| November 4, 2019 | 71 Comments
Set A Saucy Game Day Table with Montana’s Texas-Style Ribs

Game Day. This is a time when the gang cheers on their favourite football team from the comfort of home. Ribs are a big hit to snack on during Game Day, but can be cumbersome to prep and cook. What if the hard part was already done for you? Montana’s Texas Style Ready-To-Eat Ribs are […]

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Making Story Time Your Own with Your Book, Your Story #Review

| October 31, 2019 | 170 Comments
Making Story Time Your Own with Your Book, Your Story #Review

Kids love stories they can jump into and be a part of from start to finish. These stories are even better when they are personalized so they are a part the adventure. Your Book, Your Story wants to put your special child into fun stories that will help to jump start their imaginations. My family […]

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Find Spooktacular Fun with DK Canada Books #Review

| October 30, 2019 | 136 Comments
Find Spooktacular Fun with DK Canada Books #Review

Spooktacular monsters, legends, and mystical creatures are great to discover when reading. People can learn so much from these beings. DK Canada has a collection of books that showcase different legends and creatures for readers to enjoy. They asked us if we could have spooktacular fun reviewing some of these titles. We were excited to […]

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The Learning Behind Food Production with Farm And Food Care Ontario

| October 24, 2019 | 4 Comments
The Learning Behind Food Production with Farm And Food Care Ontario

Food production is more than just working a field and being at the whim of Mother Nature. There are many technical and learning elements farmers use to have successful harvests. Farm & Food Care Ontario works hard to share with Ontarians the ins and outs of local Ontario farming and the people who do this […]

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Creativity is At Hand with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/08

| October 10, 2019 | 119 Comments
Creativity is At Hand with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/08

Creativity. We all have it in us in one way or another. Sometimes, all it takes to ignite our creativity is to find in within the pages of a book. DK Canada is a great place to start your search for a book to get your creative juices flowing. They asked me if I could […]

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Back to School Learning Fun with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/01

| October 3, 2019 | 133 Comments
Back to School Learning Fun with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/01

Let the back to school learning begin! Kids are now in the back to school groove at this time of year and finding a bit of fun to enjoy it can be hard. DK Canada wants to help break up the ho-humness of going back to school with books that bring fun to learning! They […]

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3 Small Items to Bring Big Fun to the Back to School Season #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 10/25

| September 26, 2019 | 287 Comments
3 Small Items to Bring Big Fun to the Back to School Season #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 10/25

The Back to School season brings a small amount of joy to many kids. Having fun is something a lot of us do not think about then it comes to this time of the year.  With the right items on hand, fun can be had whenever the family is together. My family was asked to try […]

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One-Skillet Turkey with Mushrooms and Polenta Cakes Recipe

| September 20, 2019 | 378 Comments
One-Skillet Turkey with Mushrooms and Polenta Cakes Recipe

October brings a holiday many Canadians love: Thanksgiving! It is a time of year loved ones gather together to gobble up family favourite meals. It is only fitting that this month of the year is also Canadian Turkey Month. This means enjoying turkey on planned weeknight dinners, weekend family nights, or to wow special friends […]

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Creative Back to School Fun with Epson Canada #Review

| September 12, 2019 | 10 Comments
Creative Back to School Fun with Epson Canada #Review

Creative fun. This is not what many kids think about when the Back to School season rolls around. They are thinking about the work of the school year ahead. But why can’t this time of the year be for creative fun? Epson Canada wants to help create fun this Back to School season with their […]

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Jump into Imaginative Worlds with DK Canada Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/04

| September 10, 2019 | 125 Comments
Jump into Imaginative Worlds with DK Canada Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/04

Imaginative worlds. Books, comics and films have made realms of wonder and excitement easier for fans to enjoy. My family has its favourite series we follow and want to learn more about. DK Canada knows all about the fun of imaginative worlds. They have a collection of books that gives a more in depth look […]

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Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs #Review

| September 3, 2019 | 8 Comments
Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs #Review

Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs School’s back in session! One aspect of learning that usually goes by the wayside during the summer is reading. What if learning and improving a child’s reading skills could be fun? Reading Eggs wants to help kids crack into reading fun with their app created by a highly experienced […]

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Cuddling Up to Comfort with ComfyComfy Canada ~ Review

| August 29, 2019 | 205 Comments
Cuddling Up to Comfort with ComfyComfy Canada ~ Review

Comfort. It is what we all want to feel all the time. It can be hard to achieve a good level of comfort whether we are caring for little ones, are on-the-go, or anywhere around the house. ComfyComfy Canada creates products to help people feel cozy at home and when travelling. They asked me if […]

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Big-Crunch Oven-Baked Turkey Tenders Recipe

| August 22, 2019 | 421 Comments
Big-Crunch Oven-Baked Turkey Tenders Recipe

Big-Crunch Oven-Baked Turkey Tenders Summer vacation is about to come to a close. Canadian families are beginning to think about getting back into the swing of their Back to School routines. One of the tasks parents have to get ready for are tasty back to school breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks! Meal planning is a […]

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Get Cooking this Summer with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/13

| August 15, 2019 | 129 Comments
Get Cooking this Summer with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/13

Cooking food is an amazing activity we do to fuel our bodies and entertain our loved ones. Summer is an amazing opportunity to try new flavours, whether it is to improve yourself or to enjoy the season. DK Canada has a collection of cook books to help readers explore cooking this summer in fun new […]

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Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/06

| August 8, 2019 | 164 Comments
Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/06

Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo Building with block sets is a favourite pastime my kids love to do for creative play in our home. I love it because it challenges them to use their imaginations to create fun for themselves. Flexo wants to take block building to a whole new level. They asked […]

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