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Catch the advanced “Tomorrowland” screening in Ottawa #giveaway

If you’ve seen a Disney movie at the theatre lately, odds are good that you’ve seen a trailer for “Tomorrowland”. Rated PG, it will be released on May 22, but I have a family 4 pack of tickets to the Ottawa advanced screening on Wednesday, May 20 that I am giving away below! “From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s riveting, mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded Read more […]

Spring into Science with NCircle Entertainment (#giveaway)

I don’t know how NCircle Entertainment does it, but they always seem to know what topics my daughters are going to be interested in every season. Now that it’s spring – almost summer some days! – there is a lot of interest in science and nature and that is exactly what this batch of NCircle Entertainment DVDs is all about! Dino Dan: Swimming with Dinosaurs!: Dino Dan fans, it’s time to join Trek and learn about some of the coolest dinosaurs yet! Dive into dino adventures in the water Read more […]

Safe sleeping tips from HALO and a #giveaway

This week is both my oldest daughter’s birthday and Mother’s Day. This means that I will have been a mom for 6 years! You’d think that would make me a bit of an expert by now but alas, I’m still figuring it out as I go. One funny thing that I’ve recently realized is how quickly my infant knowledge has become dated. When I take my 4 year old to gymnastics, I watch her with a couple of grandmothers who bring their granddaughters to the same class. They talk about what they used to do when their own Read more […]

Refresh Your Decor and Imagination for Spring with Posterjack (#giveaway)

There’s more to spring cleaning than just the surfaces of your house! Last week Posterjack sent me 6 ways to spring clean your photo collection and freshen up your decor with photo art and I wanted to share them with you: 1. Embrace spring photography – get outside and explore the world of macro/micro photography to capture bugs and buds in bloom. Embrace nature photography and witness wildlife waking from their hibernation. 2. Keep the kids creative and engaged during April showers Read more […]

Keeping Busy, Finding Balance

I’m almost glad for the rain today, because I can work at my computer and not feel bad that we’re inside instead of enjoying the spring weather! Like many of my fellow moms, I have a hard time figuring out how to balance all of ‘my’ stuff (blogging, college courses, exercise, hobbies), ‘kid’ stuff (dance and swimming lessons, storytime and school, play dates and outdoor time), ‘family’ stuff (special activities and outings, time together reading/playing/watching a movie), ‘couple’ stuff (spending Read more […]

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