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National Geographic Kids (#giveaway x 4 winners)

Books are definitely one of my favourite presents to give, receive and suggest for my daughters. It’s always fun to add to our library and as the girls get older, we can branch out from stories to facts and information-based books. I was sent a package of books from National Geographic Kids (click the link for more information): Ultimate Weird but True 2, That’s Creepy! and Are You Normal? 2. These books are aimed at kids 8-12 years old, but my 4.5 year old is enjoying flipping through the Read more […]

LeapPad Ultra (with LeapFrog #giveaway)

The amount of technology that my children own and are exposed to at just 2.5 and 4.5 never ceases to amaze me! The latest item on Ashlyn’s wishlist is the LeapPad Ultra, since she loves to play on our tablet but most of the time she isn’t allowed because we want to use it. Thanks to LeapFrog, she’s going to be one happy girl on Christmas morning! My husband and I have done a lot of debating about 1) whether we even want the girls to have access to a tablet; and 2) whether we should get one geared Read more […]

Groovy Girls for the Holidays (#giveaway)

Groovy Girls by Manhattan Toy have been a favourite in our house since we received Cali Candy Cane last year. Ashlyn laid claim to Cali the moment she arrived, so this year it’s going to be fun for each of my girls to find a special Groovy Girl and an outfit from Manhattan Toy under the tree! I particularly love Groovy Girls because they are so cute and totally age-appropriate for little girls. There are no questionable outfits or double entendre names that are borderline inappropriate Read more […]

Disney’s Frozen journeys into theatres November 27 (#Ottawa #giveaway)

It’s always exciting when Disney releases a new movie, especially when it’s in Disney Digital 3D! We’ve seen the promo for Frozen on television and our copy of The Little Mermaid and both of my daughters have been asking when they can go and see it. The answer: Frozen journeys to theatres in Disney Digital 3D on November 27, 2013. So what is Frozen all about? In “Frozen,” Anna (voice of Kristen Bell), a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Read more […]

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