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Add some FUN to your stocking with LUSH

I’ve been a LUSH addict for years now, ever since my university years when one of my roommates started working at the Byward Market store and I was introduced to their bubble bars.  Once you get used to the amazing scents and mountains of bubbles that are a standard LUSH feature it’s hard to go back to the drugstore bubble baths! My girls are well aquainted with LUSH’s products – the magic wand is always a bathtime hit – so when a box full of goodies arrived it was all I could do to hold them Read more […]

The Trash Pack is Coming to Town

What is it about ‘gross’ things that make them so appealing to kids of all ages?  I was recently introduced to The Trash Pack, a collectible line of over 100  mini figures called TrashiesTM that look exactly like you think they will – like the stuff that gets thrown in your garbage!  Adding to the fun is that the TrashieTM figures come in three different colours and they can range anywhere from common (easy to find) to ultra rare (hard to find).  There are even special edition, exclusive  Read more […]

Stuff your stocking with the Schick Hydro Silk Holiday Pack

In our house, the stockings are filled with a mixture of fun and practical items.  It can be the perfect chance to try out something new, especially when you can find a pretty gift pack that looks great in the package or can be split up into individual presents for the stocking (I’m one of those crazies that wraps all of the stocking stuffers separately). The Schick® Hydro Silk™ Holiday Pack includes a Schick® Hydro Silk™ razor, Limited Edition Skintimate® Skin Therapy Sensitive Skin, Read more […]

Mini Lalaloopsy RC Cruiser

We’re big Lalaloopsy fans in this house (our Mini Lalaloopsy Spot Splatter Splash and Coral Sea Shells are in frequent rotation) so I’m always happy to learn about new products, especially around prime gift-buying times like this! MGA Entertainment sent me The Mini Lalaloopsy™ RC Cruiser® to review.  The RC Cruiser is a remote-controlled car that comes with a button-shaped controller and a Mini Lalaloopsy doll – ours came with Charlotte Charades, a little mime.  With room for two Mini Read more […]

Give yourself the gift of fitness (giveaway)

I often say that if only I could give up sleep – or harness the energy of a toddler or preschooler – then I could rule the world.  Like every mom I know, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do everything that I wish I could.  Between the lessons my girls are in, the college course (soon to be 2) that I’m taking, play dates, household chores and of course, holiday preparation, by the end of the day I just want to flop on the couch and drink a glass of wine.  Unfortunately that’s not Read more […]

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