Tag: family

Travel Games For Car Trips

| September 25, 2019 | 7 Comments
Travel Games For Car Trips

Travel Games For Car Trips Traveling with family can be tiresome, monotonous, and stressful. Placing a hand held electronic game into a child’s hands is one way of relieving some of these problems, but it’s not very ‘family friendly’. With society today offering less family time together by pushing gadget oriented entertainment towards kids, and […]

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Creative Back to School Fun with Epson Canada #Review

| September 12, 2019 | 9 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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Taking That Leap of Faith

| September 5, 2019 | 14 Comments
Taking That Leap of Faith

Taking That Leap of Faith Have you ever taken a leap of faith? Boy, have I leaped in my life! My most recent leap happened last year, when I moved my family to a beautiful remote Inuit community in northern Quebec called Kuujjuaq. My husband had been offered his dream job and we couldn’t let […]

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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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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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Play Anywhere this Summer with Mattel Games and Asmodee #Review #Givewaay ~ CAN 08/30

| August 1, 2019 | 258 Comments
Play Anywhere this Summer with Mattel Games and Asmodee #Review #Givewaay ~ CAN 08/30

Fun is the goal of every family during the summer months. Whether you are at home or on the road, fun keeps the good times going. Games are a great way to have summer fun for your family. Mattel Games and Asmodee want families to anywhere this summer with their collection of games! They asked […]

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Top 9 Things to Bring to the Beach

| July 22, 2019 | 11 Comments
Top 9 Things to Bring to the Beach

Top 9 Things to Bring to the Beach Summer is coming, and for many people that means going to the local beaches. When most people go to the beach they either forget or don’t know what to bring. Usually, they leave the sunscreen or just get bored and go home. There are tons of activities […]

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Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/09

| July 11, 2019 | 6 Comments
Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/09

Summer is finally here, and we are thrilled to be able to spend gorgeous sunny days at venues like the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum! Lately my littlest, Hudson, has been especially intrigued by farms and “moo cows” as he calls them, so when I asked him if he wanted to go to the farm, it […]

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10 Fun DIY Slime Recipes

| July 3, 2019 | 7 Comments
10 Fun DIY Slime Recipes

Some toys never seem to go out of style, and slime is definitely one of those toys! Chances are you remember playing with slime when you were younger, and chances are your parents played with it as well! Now, your children are also obsessed with it! The only difference is that today’s children are also […]

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Exploring Canada Aviation and Space Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/24

| April 25, 2019 | 5 Comments
Exploring Canada Aviation and Space Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/24

Exploring Canada Aviation and Space Museum Did you know, our nation’s capital has MANY incredible museums? They are so fun to visit all year long but during our cold winter months, we were especially grateful to have these establishments so close by for exploring and keeping us busy. Ingenium Museums 3-in-1 Membership One of our […]

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Hop into Spring Celebrations with Canadian Turkey! #AlwaysTimeForTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/17

| April 18, 2019 | 351 Comments
Hop into Spring Celebrations with Canadian Turkey! #AlwaysTimeForTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/17

Hop into Spring Celebrations with Canadian Turkey! Now that the seasons have changed, it is time to plan some spring celebrations! This season brings with it warmer weather and many special occasions. This season makes great opportunities for loved ones to gather together. Food is a highlight of any occasion. Canadian turkey is a delicious […]

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6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

| April 10, 2019 | 16 Comments
6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids Easter is the time of year the Christian Church set aside to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Through the years, this celebration has expanded to include the Easter bunny and Easter egg hunts are a big tradition for many families, but it’s not the only […]

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12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| April 8, 2019 | 9 Comments
12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

Easter weekend is happening in just a few weeks! Are you curious to know what’s happening in and around Ottawa? Get ready to jot down some great ideas as we are sharing 12 Easter weekend family fun activities around Ottawa everyone will enjoy! 12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa 1. Easter at Billings Bridge […]

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Most Popular Disney Rides

| March 27, 2019 | 19 Comments
Most Popular Disney Rides

Most Popular Disney Rides There are more than 50 Disney rides to choose from, situated within the gates of Disney World. And, as you might guess, everyone has his or her favourite. What follows is a short list of eight of the most popular Disney Rides… now and in years past. It’s up to you […]

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Discovering Pet Fun with Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/26

| March 21, 2019 | 248 Comments
Discovering Pet Fun with Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/26

Discovering Pet Fun with Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/26 Pets are a furry, feathery or scaly member of the family that kids love interacting with. Children can also learn so much from caring and interacting with them. Playmobil Canada understands the important relationship between pets and children. They asked my family if we […]

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Enjoy Wonder and Fun with Funrise Toys #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/12

| March 14, 2019 | 201 Comments
Enjoy Wonder and Fun with Funrise Toys #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/12

Enjoy Wonder and Fun with Funrise Toys Wonder. It is what makes playtime fun! This special ingredient allows for young minds to take playtime to far off places without leaving home. Funrise Toys is all about adding a sense of wonder to playtime with their collection of toys. They asked my family if they would […]

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21 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 12, 2019 | 10 Comments
21 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

Spring is about to bloom in the nation’s capital! Families can take in the warmer weather and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to take part in during this time of year. Below are 21 spring family fun events and activities […]

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Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada ~ #Review #Giveaway CAN 04/05

| March 7, 2019 | 144 Comments
Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada ~ #Review #Giveaway CAN 04/05

Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada Discoveries are what get my family hungry to learn. We are always looking into new topics we have heard about for more information. DK Canada understands our thirst for discovery. They have a collection of books that allow readers to jump right into learning. My family was […]

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Fun Times at the Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa ~ #Review #Giveaway 04/05

| March 4, 2019 | 12 Comments
Fun Times at the Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa ~ #Review #Giveaway  04/05

Fun Times at the Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 04/05 One of our family’s favourite indoor activities is frequenting the amazing museums we have in the Ottawa-Gatineau area. As a child, my favourite museum memory was the Crazy Kitchen at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. They underwent an $80 Million Dollar Renovation After closing […]

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Family Celebrations for Valentine’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA

| February 12, 2019 | 62 Comments
Family Celebrations for Valentine’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA

Family Celebrations for Valentine’s Day Traditionally, Valentine’s Day has been a holiday for celebrating romantic love between sweethearts. Today, more and more people are choosing family celebrations to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This is especially popular for people who are single, or for couples who wish to include their children in the festivities. Turning Valentine’s Day into […]

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Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games #ReconenctWithGames #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

| February 4, 2019 | 212 Comments
Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games #ReconenctWithGames #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games Games. They have a way of reconnecting family and friends when they are played. With all of the devices my children have become familiar with, getting my gang together is becoming more and more difficult. Mattel Games Canada wants families to reconnect with loved ones without the use of […]

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23 Family Winter Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 31, 2019 | 1 Comment
23 Family Winter Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities to get you to enjoy the coldest of seasons! Here […]

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Crafting Some Love with DK Canada #ILoveDK ~ CAN 02/14

| January 19, 2019 | 2 Comments
Crafting Some Love with DK Canada #ILoveDK ~ CAN 02/14

Crafting Some Love with DK Canada Books and crafting. They are passions my family loves pursuing in our home. DK Canada asked us which book I would want to share as my favourite book I shared with you for 2018 for their #ILoveDK Contest. Since reading and crafts are such an awesome combo, I had […]

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