Tag: 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Battle You Way to Fun with Mutant Mania Mix And Match Wrestlers #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/05

| December 16, 2014 | 37 Comments
Battle You Way to Fun with Mutant Mania Mix And Match Wrestlers #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/05

The holiday season can become quite stressful. You know, gift shopping, baking, tree trimming and crafting while still trying to maintain your day-to-day life until the big day arrives. Especially at this time of the year, I need to let off a bit of steam and have a bit of fun. I also like spending […]

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Christmas Shopping Made Easier with #MattelHoliday Toys! #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/21

| November 30, 2014 | 107 Comments
Christmas Shopping Made Easier with #MattelHoliday Toys! #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/21

Christmas shopping can be a daunting chore, especially if you are unsure of what to get the little one on your gift giving list. You want to make sure that they will be happy on Christmas morning when they unwrap their gifts under the tree. Well, a bit of the trouble has been taken off […]

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The Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada Introduces Hiya Into Their Collection! #Giveaway#HolidayGiftGuide CAN 12/16

| November 26, 2014 | 37 Comments
The Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada Introduces Hiya Into Their Collection! #Giveaway#HolidayGiftGuide CAN 12/16

For the past six years, Starlight Foundation ™ Canada have collaborated with Toys “R” Us to release a Limited Edition Starlight Bear in order to raise funds for the Starlight Foundation Canada. This year’s addition to this collection is Hiya, named and designed by brothers Matteo and Nicco who are both seriously ill children that […]

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Ready to Cook Gourmet Meals with ChefX #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/14

| November 17, 2014 | 22 Comments
Ready to Cook Gourmet Meals with ChefX #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/14

Are you looking for hassle free meal planning and grocery shopping? ChefX is definitely the solution! I never thought I would enjoy the weekly box of fresh produce and chef-inspired recipes from ChefX as much as I did. Even my son is wondering when the next box will arrive at our home! Each week, you can choose one […]

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Becoming a Big Kid with I See Me! Personalized Books and Gifts + Giveaway! CAN/US 12/07 #HolidayGiftGuide

| November 5, 2014 | 35 Comments
Becoming a Big Kid with I See Me! Personalized Books and Gifts + Giveaway! CAN/US 12/07 #HolidayGiftGuide

It has been great to see my younger daughter grow from a newborn to the tall toddler she is today. She has gone from not being able to do much to being able to walking, putting together proper sentences, and dancing and learning colours, the alphabet and beginning to love reading. I want to continue […]

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Adding to Our Family With Little Live Pets – Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/07

| November 4, 2014 | 66 Comments
Adding to Our Family With Little Live Pets – Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/07

My kids love animals! They like seeing them, and love interacting with them any chance they get. My other half and I would love to have a pet in our home as our next family member, but our younger children are not ready for having a pet just yet. This is why I was so […]

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Create and Design with Beados! #Review and #Giveaway ~ #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/07

| November 3, 2014 | 62 Comments
Create and Design with Beados! #Review and #Giveaway ~ #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/07

Creating objects is my eldest’s specialty. She loves working with different products to make the concept in her head into something real. If she could, she would spend all of her time doing just that! That is why I wanted to review Beados, where kids can build just about whatever they want out of beads. […]

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Express Yourself this Christmas with a Caricature from FunkyCartoon.com (A Review & Giveaway!)

| November 3, 2014 | 27 Comments
Express Yourself this Christmas with a Caricature from FunkyCartoon.com (A Review & Giveaway!)

I have always wanted a caricature done of myself. Every time I travel I catch myself stopping in front of a street vendor who is in the middle of drawing a caricature and I am in awe of how accurate yet humoristic the picture looks. I could hardly wait to have one done of myself […]

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The Body Shop Colour Crush ~ #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/23

| October 30, 2014 | 71 Comments
The Body Shop Colour Crush ~ #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/23

 Top, from left to right: The Body Shop Green, Deeply In Love, Minty Amour, Got The Blues, Hemp Over Heals Bottom, from left to right: A Grape Affair, Relish The Moment, Rosy Cheeks, Big Smoke, Frosting Fancy I’m not the girliest of girls, but I really love having polish on my nails. Over the years I’ve amassed quite the collection of nail polish. […]

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American Girl Dolls Up Canada’s Capital!

| October 13, 2014 | 21 Comments
American Girl Dolls Up Canada’s Capital!

It is official doll lovers! An American Girl specialty boutique is having its grand opening at Chapters Ottawa on Rideau Street on Saturday October 11, 2014 (Today). This will be the third retail location to be opened in Canada after launching in Toronto and Vancouver, and this iconic brand will be exclusively available at Indigo […]

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ECCO Boots: Making Playing in Winter More Cozy and Fun! #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

| December 27, 2013 | 77 Comments
ECCO Boots: Making Playing in Winter More Cozy and Fun! #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

It is now officially winter, and with it comes an abundance of cold and snow.  Being a mom of two kids under the age of three always makes me nervous when it comes to making sure my little ones are bundled up enough against the chill of winter, especially their little tootsies.  Each year, my […]

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Simply Plan Organizational Journal #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/05

| December 20, 2013 | 25 Comments
Simply Plan Organizational Journal #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/05

I received the simply plan organizer to review and fell in love immediately. I have a soft spot for organizer and journals. I love them and am constantly hoping the newest on I will buy will change my life. Simply Plan may do just that. It is designed for the busy mom/head of a household. […]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside But You Don’t Have to Be! Peekaboo Poncho Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

| December 17, 2013 | 34 Comments
Baby, It’s Cold Outside But You Don’t Have to Be! Peekaboo Poncho Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

I received the offer to review the Peekaboo Poncho at the exactly right time. The winter weather was approaching quickly and I had yet to buy the baby a car seat cover for the winter. I am a stickler for car seat safety rules, including the one about not putting your child in a winter […]

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Show You Care With A Mother’s Touch #Review, #Giveaway and Coupon Offer~ CAN 12/31

| December 16, 2013 | 28 Comments
Show You Care With A Mother’s Touch #Review, #Giveaway and Coupon Offer~ CAN 12/31

A Mother’s Touch is a locally owned, home-based business that specializes in cloth diapering and environmentally friendly laundry supplies. Their specialty was reflected in the products I reviewed.  The products included a wet bag, changing blanket, cloth baby wipes and wipes spray, and environmentally friendly laundry products. The wet bag has an adorable penguin print […]

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Share the Magic of Books This Christmas with DK Canada #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

| December 16, 2013 | 37 Comments
Share the Magic of Books This Christmas with DK Canada #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

Share the Magic of Books This Christmas Is it just me or does everyone like receiving a good book for a gift?  I am an avid reader and appreciate books of all kinds.  As much I enjoy receiving a good DIY book to satisfy my creative self, I also like to give books as gifts.  Sharing the […]

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Dimples Fingerprint Jewellery – A Beautiful Keepsake, A Lovely Necklace #Review and #Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 12/31

| December 16, 2013 | 18 Comments
Dimples Fingerprint Jewellery – A Beautiful Keepsake, A Lovely Necklace #Review and #Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 12/31

I was lucky enough to be offered a Dimples necklace through Davidson’s Jewellers in the Glebe. Dimples is a brand that makes jewellery with fingerprint-embossed charms. The classic necklace I received was very high quality. The necklace and charm are made of pure silver and the charm is made from reclaimed silver, so it is […]

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Snackbox: Discover New Snacks To Love #Review, #Giveaway and Coupon ~ CAN 12/31

| December 16, 2013 | 55 Comments
Snackbox: Discover New Snacks To Love #Review, #Giveaway and Coupon ~ CAN 12/31

    I was recently given the opportunity to review the Snackbox. What a marvelous service; to provide healthy snacks across the country year round. I asked my son to come over and enjoy the snacks with me. we were amazed at how healthy and delicious each item was. The Snackbox can be ordered online […]

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Candles for Hope: A Gift That Keeps on Giving #Review and #Giveaway~ CAN 12/30

| December 16, 2013 | 41 Comments
Candles for Hope: A Gift That Keeps on Giving #Review and #Giveaway~ CAN 12/30

At this time of year, a lot of people are focused on getting everything ready for Christmas .  You know, getting the tree trimmed, parties, decorating the house, etc.  The Christmas season is also known for a time when people think about giving to others to help make their lives a little bit better. Candles […]

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Naked Nursing Tank #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

| December 9, 2013 | 19 Comments
Naked Nursing Tank #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

The Naked Nursing Tank is a wonderful product made in Canada and designed by two Canadian moms. It’s a special tank top that allows full coverage of your tummy and back while nursing your little one. It fits like a regular tank top but doesn’t cover your chest. It isn’t a shirt you can wear […]

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BYOU – A Review and Giveaway of a Great Magazine for Tweens! CAN 12/22

| December 9, 2013 | 4 Comments
BYOU – A Review and Giveaway of a Great Magazine for Tweens! CAN 12/22

  I was pretty excited when I heard I was going to be doing a review for the magazine Be Your Own You – BYOU.  When my daughter was in her early tweens I searched high and low for good magazines to interest her.  I wanted her to read something that had all the flash […]

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Disney Princess Frozen 2-in-1 Castle Playset #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/22

| December 4, 2013 | 75 Comments
Disney Princess Frozen 2-in-1 Castle Playset #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/22

I’m sure you’ve heard of Disney’s new movie Frozen. It came out recently and tells the story of two sisters, Anna and Elsa, trying to save their kingdom from eternal winter. We haven’t seen it but that didn’t stop my kids from getting really excited about the Disney Princess Frozen 2-in-1 Castle Playset we received […]

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Alphabet Soup – Helping Young Ones Hold On To What They Love #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/22

| December 4, 2013 | 12 Comments
Alphabet Soup – Helping Young Ones Hold On To What They Love #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/22

This is one of my pet peeves! My little ones still use pacifiers.  Sure, they help soothe my kids to go to sleep, but they also like to have them around the house from time to time.  When they do, they toss it when they no longer have use for it, and think that it […]

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Ottawa Boy Entertainment ‘A Visit with Santa’ #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa Area 12/15

| December 3, 2013 | 3 Comments
Ottawa Boy Entertainment ‘A Visit with Santa’ #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa Area 12/15

It was a snowy Monday night, the kids were running around after dinner, burning off their evening energy. As the chaos in the house built, we heard a knock at the door. We ran to the front window, peeking out to see who is gracing us with a visit. We were all excited because to […]

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The Original PlasmaCar: A Toy for Children of All Ages! #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/18

| December 1, 2013 | 71 Comments
The Original PlasmaCar: A Toy for Children of All Ages! #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/18

I was really excited when I was asked to review the PlasmaCar. When I told my eldest what we were going to be reviewing, she was more excited than I was! She had used this toy during her gym classes at school, and she was anxiously waiting for it to arrive at our door. The Original PlasmaCar […]

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