October 2013 archive

GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine (#giveaway)

Have you heard about GoldieBlox? This toy has been winning accolades for months and has been burning up my Facebook feed recently, especially now that the holidays are just around the corner and people are looking for gift ideas. Debbie Sterling is the founder and CEO and she created GoldieBlox as a way to get young girls interested in engineering. Watch the video below to see where her vision came from and why GoldieBlox is different from any building toy that you’ve ever seen! As Read more […]

The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition (review)

I’m always happy to find that a childhood favourite has held up to the test of time! As I mentioned in my Little Mermaid Diamond Edition giveaway post, we’ve been watching this classic on VHS for the last few years so I knew that the story line would still be every bit as magical as I remembered, but I was really interested to see what the difference would be in the quality of the Blu-Ray edition. The answer is that it’s like being back at the theatre! The best part about the Disney Diamond Read more […]

EATS #giveaway with bonus Butternut cake #recipe

Like most people I know, I hate to waste food. However, I’m also really bad about buying too much produce or fruit when I’m grocery shopping and then having some go bad before we can eat it. I’m also a bit of a recipe book junkie, so I couldn’t say no when I was given the opportunity to review Mary Rolph Lamontagne’s EATS: Enjoy All The Seconds. “Wanting to eat diverse meals but not wanting to waste leftovers are no longer mutually exclusive,” said Mary Rolph Lamontagne. “I wanted to show Read more […]

Sofia the First: Ready to Be A Princess now on DVD

It should come as no surprise that our house is full of princesses. With 2 young daughters, we’ve got princess costumes, princess books, princess dolls, princess movies…the list just goes on and on. Luckily my husband is a good sport about it! I’ve always been a princess girl myself so we’ve been watching Sofia the First on Disney Junior since it premiered and I was happy to hear that Sofia was getting her first DVD. A little about Sofia the First: Ready to Be A Princess: “Your favourite little Read more […]

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