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Gift Memories This Holiday Season with Canvas Factory #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 12/21

| November 15, 2018 | 21 Comments
Gift Memories This Holiday Season with Canvas Factory #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 12/21

Gift Memories This Holiday Season with Canvas Factory My son. His smile can light up a room in an instant. I have been racking my brain to figure out a special gift to give him this holiday season. I found a fun photo of my little guy that brought back one of my favourite memories […]

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Blaze into Adventure with Dragons from Playmobil Canada #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/14

| November 8, 2018 | 121 Comments
Blaze into Adventure with Dragons from Playmobil Canada #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/14

Blaze into Adventure with Dragons from Playmobil Canada  Adventure. Playtime is made fun when there is adventure to be had. Toys that lend themselves to allow kids to jump into fun situations are always great to play with. Playmobil Canada loves to make the imagination of children soar with their playsets that span various categories. They […]

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Get Revved Up for Fun with MGA Entertainment #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/07

| November 1, 2018 | 138 Comments
Get Revved Up for Fun with MGA Entertainment #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/07

Get Revved Up for Fun with MGA Entertainment It’s no secret that my kids love toys. Some of their favourites are those that bring energy to playtime. MGA Entertainment has a variety of toys that adds action to a child’s fun time! We were asked to play with some of their toys that would help kids get […]

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Ride to Fun with Lucky’s Happy Home from Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/07

| October 25, 2018 | 255 Comments
Ride to Fun with Lucky’s Happy Home from Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/07

Ride to Fun with Lucky’s Happy Home from Playmobil Canada Friendship. This is one of the main themes behind the Dreamworks series “Spirit: Riding Free.” It is a series based on a girl named Lucky. She moves to the countryside in Miradero with her father, Jim, Aunt Cora, and horse, Spirit. They live in a beautiful […]

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Getting Spooky at Saunders Farm

| October 22, 2018 | 9 Comments
Getting Spooky at Saunders Farm

Getting Spooky at Saunders Farm Halloween is approaching and there is no better place to be to get into the spooky spirit than Saunders Farm! I recently posted about their summer time activities, but Halloween is where they take it to the next level. It’s a new tradition that we take the whole family to […]

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Give Toys as Treats this Halloween with MGA Entertainment #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/16

| October 17, 2018 | 167 Comments
Give Toys as Treats this Halloween with MGA Entertainment #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/16

Give Toys as Treats this Halloween with MGA Entertainment Candy. It is one of the things kids look forward to getting on Halloween. Yes, candy is sweet, sticky and yummy, but the fun disappears as soon as the last treat has been eaten. There are even some children who are not able to enjoy these […]

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Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

| October 4, 2018 | 92 Comments
Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada Back to school. It is the time of the year when my kids want more answers to some of the things they are learning at school. I love that they are so full of curiosity, but there are times that I am not able to supply all […]

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Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours #ParksCanada

| October 3, 2018 | 11 Comments
Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours #ParksCanada

Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours  Did you know that the Rideau Canal is Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage site? There is more to this site than it being known as the world’s longest skating rink. The summer is a great time to venture along this canal and learn its history. Many residents […]

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3 Toys to Discover Fun Through Play This Fall ~ CAN 11/02

| September 26, 2018 | 67 Comments
3 Toys to Discover Fun Through Play This Fall ~ CAN 11/02

3 Toys to Discover Fun Through Play This Fall! Summer may be over soon, but does that mean that playtime has to end? NO WAY! Fall is a great time to discover fun. Whether it be after school or during the weekend, fun times can be had during this time of the year. My family […]

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Enjoy Quick and Easy Dinners with Ropot #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 10/12

| September 10, 2018 | 242 Comments
Enjoy Quick and Easy Dinners with Ropot #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 10/12

Enjoy Quick and Easy Dinners with Ropot The kids are back to school! With this change comes a busier schedule for our family. We have after school activities and playdates to work our family meals around. There are nights when, as parents, we relent to a junk night, but we want to try to have […]

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Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada

| September 7, 2018 | 4 Comments
Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada

Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada Nestled in the vibrant neighbourhood of Sandy Hill, Laurier House is one of Canada’s National Historic Sites. It was home to two of Canada’s Prime Ministers and contemporaries Sir Wilfred Laurier and William Lyon Mackenzie King. What makes this site a must-visit is that it […]

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Work and Play Made Easier with an Epson Printer #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

| September 3, 2018 | 237 Comments
Work and Play Made Easier with an Epson Printer #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

Work and Play Made Easier with Epson #Review It’s that time of the year again! Families are getting ready to go back to school and there are so many supplies needed to be ready. One item a family relies on, especially if they have a computer, is a a printer. A great printer would be […]

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Enhance Memories with CanvasChamp Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/28

| August 30, 2018 | 55 Comments
Enhance Memories with CanvasChamp Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/28

Memories. We like to capture them in photos on our smartphones and share them over our social media channels or put them in frames. Both of these methods are great, but there is nothing that makes these moments in time pop. CanvasChamp likes making memories special by transferring your favourite photos onto canvas. This can help […]

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Learn and Delight in Summer with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/28

| August 23, 2018 | 61 Comments
Learn and Delight in Summer with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/28

Learning can be fun in so many ways during the summer. Finding a great book that contains easy to great information and amazing images is one way to make this happen. DK Canada has a variety of books that makes readers delight in many different topics for readers of all ages. They asked our family if […]

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Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

| August 22, 2018 | 7 Comments
Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

Green Gables Heritage Place is the setting for the beloved 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by author Lucy Maud Montgomery. It’s the story about the adventures of an 11-year-old orphan girl, Anne Shirley, living in the fictional town of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island. She was mistakenly sent to two middle-aged siblings; Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, […]

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Float Away to Fun with Gazillion Bubbles! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/14

| August 20, 2018 | 56 Comments
Float Away to Fun with Gazillion Bubbles! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/14

Float Away to Fun with Gazillion Bubbles! Bubbles. They are a favourite for kids of all ages to play with on hot summer days. Bubbles are fun to play with when they are big, bright and all different sizes. Funrise Toys knows all about providing fun to kids, and they are no stranger to magical world […]

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PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW

| August 14, 2018 | 3 Comments
PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW

PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW My son is an avid biker and just love his bike. Well, anything with wheels is his jam, really, and anything to do with sports. He is, what I call, a cautious risk-taker, calculating and analyzing the risk before taking it. I made a point of […]

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Technology Plus Sport Equals Fun with HEXBUG #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/07

| August 2, 2018 | 120 Comments
Technology Plus Sport Equals Fun with HEXBUG #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/07

Technology Plus Sport Equals Fun with HEXBUG The world came together a few weeks ago to watch their country compete to win in the biggest soccer tournament in Russia. It was great to watch each of the teams battle it out until one team was crowned champion. My family wished we could bring the fun […]

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Bring Learning into Your Summer with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/07

| July 30, 2018 | 44 Comments
Bring Learning into Your Summer with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/07

Bring Learning into Your Summer with DK Canada Summer. Usually, it is a time to lounge and while the day away. For my family, we find it hard to sit still for long periods of time. We have to be doing or learning something in order to have a good time. STEM is a great […]

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Turn Guessing into Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/31

| July 26, 2018 | 24 Comments
Turn Guessing into Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/31

Turn Guessing into Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Disconnect2Connect Summer brings about a lot of things with it. One of the things that is not guaranteed is the fun. That is something we have to add to have a good time at this time of the year. Games are an amazing way to entertain yourself and […]

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Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

| July 19, 2018 | 35 Comments
Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Disconnect2Connect Summer is all about having fun, but not every moment has to be hectic. Long, lazy summer days are times to rest and relax, too, without the use of screens or devices. Creating and playing boards games are two fabulous ways to entertain a group large or small. […]

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Snuggle Up in Comfort with Montem! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/24

| July 16, 2018 | 113 Comments
Snuggle Up in Comfort with Montem! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/24

Snuggle Up in Comfort with Montem Comfort. Isn’t this what we all strive for during our down time? Whether we are indoors or out, being cozy makes these mini getaway moments enjoyable.  One item that helps my family escape is a blanket. Once underneath it, it is like no other feeling in the world. It […]

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Wear Comfort and Style this Summer with LegArt Apparel! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/17

| July 12, 2018 | 95 Comments
Wear Comfort and Style this Summer with LegArt Apparel! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/17

Wear Comfort and Style this Summer with LegArt Apparel Summer is all about taking it easy. For me, wearing clothes that allows me to move and breathe is the aim for many of my outfits at this time of the year. What is the problem with this way of thinking? Sometimes, pieces that are comfortable […]

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Machine de Cirque at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival

Machine de Cirque at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival

Machine de Cirque at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival I was delighted to be invited for the fourth year in a row to bring my family to a show at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival (OICF). This year was the 33rd for the festival, which celebrates the best in live performing arts for children. In addition to […]

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