Tag: Holiday Gift Guide

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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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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Breakaway Experiences: Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences!

| November 19, 2019 | 122 Comments
Breakaway Experiences: Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences!

Breakaway Experiences: Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences! Having grown to offer over 1000 experiences and working with over 150 experience companies across Canada and the US, Breakaway Experiences (BE) has embraced the ever-growing popularity of “bucket list” and “once-in-a-lifetime” experiences. Breakaway Experiences launched across Canada in 2014 with a rapidly growing collection of specialty gift experiences. BE offers […]

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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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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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2019 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Now Accepting Product Submissions

| September 23, 2019 | 6 Comments
2019 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Now Accepting Product Submissions

2019 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Now Accepting Product Submissions We are preparing a Holiday Gift Guide full of product reviews for moms, dads, and children! It will run from mid October 2019 to mid December, 2019. By taking part in the Guide, it will give the opportunity for our members and followers, which are mostly moms and […]

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Laugh Through Playtime with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

| December 7, 2018 | 105 Comments
Laugh Through Playtime with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

Laugh Through Playtime with Funrise Toys Laughter. It is one of the main goals of playtime. Hearing a child laugh as they are playing lets parents know their little one is happy. Funrise Toys is all about adding laughter to playtime. They have a bevy of toys that bring out the giggles in children. My […]

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Power Up Playtime with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

| December 3, 2018 | 124 Comments
Power Up Playtime with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/04

Power Up Playtime with Funrise Toys Playtime can be fun in many different ways. Power-packed toys allow kids to jump into a world of action to go on amusing journeys. Funrise Toys knows all about having fun and playtime. They have a variety of toys that make playtime an adventure. They asked my family if some […]

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Gift with Breakaway Experiences #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/21

| November 11, 2018 | 162 Comments
Gift with Breakaway Experiences #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/21

Gift with Breakaway Experiences Are you scratching your head trying to figure out what to get your loved ones this Christmas? We all want to give presents that will take a loved one’s breath away and which they’ll remember forever. Start early by thinking about what you’d like to surprise them with. One thing to remember – […]

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Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time

| December 4, 2017 | 45 Comments
Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time

 Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time It’s that time of year again… time to settle in with your favourite snack, a cup of hot chocolate and your favourite Christmas movies! This is a list of top 10 films you don’t want to miss. Which ones are you going to watch first?     A […]

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Mama Beans Chewelry: The Jewelry You Chew On #Review

| November 27, 2017 | 14 Comments
Mama Beans Chewelry: The Jewelry You Chew On #Review

Mama Beans Chewelry: The Jewelry You Chew On For those of you who have not yet heard of the “Chewelry” invention, you’re either living under a rock or you don’t have kids. Chewely, or rather, “jewelry you chew on,” is a rather new concept, but it’s not what I initially thought it was. Originally, I […]

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Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/10

| November 13, 2017 | 55 Comments
Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/10

    Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! Polar Stroller is a small family business (husband & wife team) in Calgary, who design and manufacture skis for strollers and bike trailers in Canada. They first designed their products for their own personal use, to be able to continue to enjoy winter walks with their […]

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Sail Away to Adventure with Playmobil Canada! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/15

| November 9, 2017 | 61 Comments
Sail Away to Adventure with Playmobil Canada! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/15

  Sail Away to Adventure with Playmobil Canada! Adventure. Ships. Dragons. Do you know a child who is a fan of all of these things? My kids are! They have been on the deck of a few bosts and ships and love the adventures each trip has brought them. The thought of bringing ships, adventures, […]

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Mary MacLeod’s Shortbread: A Heart-Warming Treat

| November 6, 2017 | 127 Comments
Mary MacLeod’s Shortbread: A Heart-Warming Treat

    Mary MacLeod’s Shortbread: A Heart-Warming Treat Mary MacLeod’s Shortbread are delicious all butter shortbread cookies. The company was founded in 1981 by Mary MacLeod in a small shop under the marquee of the Capitol Theatre in Toronto. At that time, she was actually the first business in Canada devoted exclusively to making artisanal […]

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Warm Up the Holidays with SUNDOG Candle Co.! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/15

| November 2, 2017 | 75 Comments
Warm Up the Holidays with SUNDOG Candle Co.! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/15

Warm Up the Holidays with SUNDOG Candle Co.! Fall. With the cooler and wetter weather upon us, it makes for days that you want to stay at home. When staying indoors is the plan, creating a comfy space is key. One thing that can make an area feel at ease is a scent. SUNDOG Candle […]

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4 Creative Gifts for Kids with Zuru Toys! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/08

| October 26, 2017 | 128 Comments
4 Creative Gifts for Kids with Zuru Toys! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/08

4 Creative Gifts for Kids with Zuru Toys!   With fall underway, the countdown to the holiday season is on! There are so many toys to choose from that it could make your head spin trying to decide which toy to bring home. Zuru Toys would like to help make picking out gifts for your […]

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Choose Your Own Adventure with Breakaway Experiences! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

| December 7, 2016 | 57 Comments
Choose Your Own Adventure with Breakaway Experiences! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

Choose Your Own Adventure with Breakaway Experiences!   With the big day arriving soon, one task many of us have to accomplish is hunting down the perfect gifts for loved ones. There are always a few people who seem to have everything or are extremely difficult to shop for. If you are having trouble finding […]

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Giving Has Never Felt So Good

| December 21, 2015 | 3 Comments
Giving Has Never Felt So Good

Christmas should be a magical time for everybody. For a lot of us, the biggest worry when it comes to water is whether we are drinking our two litres a day. However, for over 650 million people across the world, access to safe water is not even possible and around 1,400 people die each day […]

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Gifting Made Easy with Breakaway Experiences! Review

| November 3, 2015 | 58 Comments
Gifting Made Easy with Breakaway Experiences! Review

Gifts. I love giving them, but I always wonder if I have found just the right gift for that special someone. Some people are really hard to gift shop for, and it can be a challenge. There are times that the perfect gift may not be found in a wrapped package. This is why I […]

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The Body Shop Glazed Apple Collection Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 01/05

| December 16, 2014 | 79 Comments
The Body Shop Glazed Apple Collection Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 01/05

When I first learned I was reviewing the limited edition “Glazed Apple” collection from The Body Shop, I was eager to find out how the apple scent would translate into bath & body products. I was ready to try something new, changing from the typical musky scent to a more light scent that smells pleasing to most. To […]

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Body Shop Strawberry Ultimate Luxuries Gift Set Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

| December 10, 2014 | 112 Comments
Body Shop Strawberry Ultimate Luxuries Gift Set Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

I have what, on a good day, I refer to as delicate skin. On the other days? I call it cheap skin. It easily gets dry, and so over the years I’ve used a lot of different skin products to try to keep it healthy and happy. Not many of them came quite as nicely and […]

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Drinks on the Go with myColdCup! #Review

| November 25, 2014 | 66 Comments
Drinks on the Go with myColdCup! #Review

Having young ones usually means having to also brining along a bag of items to ensure that you do not have to stop to buy things they need while you are out. This is especially the case where drinks are concerned. My kids are picky with the drinks they consume, and I have had to […]

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Go On An Adventure Anytime With Peekapak! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

| November 20, 2014 | 24 Comments
Go On An Adventure Anytime With Peekapak! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

I am not a fan of those cold, blustery days that come with autumn. The sky is grey, there may be drizzle, rain, or dare I say, snow falling. The worst part about days like these is that it keeps my younger children from being outside and having adventures. On days like these, I have […]

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