2012 archive

Ice Cube Painting for Kids

I saw this floating around the Internet last summer but never had a chance to try it out.  With all the hot weather we’ve been having lately, ice cube painting seemed like the perfect way to have some crafty fun and stay cool at the same time!   First, I filled an ice cube tray that we use for crafts with water. Then A helped me by squeezing some drops of food colouring into each compartment to make different colours; she loved doing this! We stirred the colours with qtips and left them in to Read more […]

Chuggington Wooden Railway – Meet the new engines (giveaway)

Do you have a Chuggington fan in your house?  We have two now!   Our Chuggington Interactive Railway that is permanently set up on our coffee table is one of the first places my girls go in the morning to play and it’s always popular when we host play dates.  We never seemed to have enough engines to go around so I was more than happy to review Decka, Piper and Skylar, the new Chuggington Wooden Railway engines, plus the 2 new engine 2-packs Koko’s New Look and Brewster’s Booster! One Read more […]

Summer time fun with Lalaloopsy

What’s better than playing mermaid in the backyard kiddie pool?  Having a Lalaloopsy mermaid doll to play with!  MGA Entertainment sent my 3 year old a “Coral Sea Shells” and she’s been A’s constant companion for all sorts of adventures. Coral was sewn out of a swimmer’s bathing suit (all Lalaloopsy’s are rag-dolls that have magically come to life; their personalities are reflective of the material that they were made from) and she has a pet blow fish.  A’s favourite part of Coral is that Read more […]

1,000 Places To See Before You Die (giveaway)

Do you have a travel bucket list?  I don’t have an official one, but now that our family is getting out of the baby phase my husband and I are thinking more and more about the places we’d like to travel – with and without our daughters!  We’re in the planning phase of a trip to New York City in the fall so I’ve been looking through 1,000 Places To Visit Before You Die to get some ideas. “The #1 New York Times bestseller returns this fall re-researched, retraveled, and rewritten with 200 Read more […]

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