Archive of ‘2013 Holiday Gift Guide’ category

Give the Gift of a New Friend with Mooshka Dolls

I loved playing with dolls when I was a little girl, so it makes me so happy to see my own daughters playing with my dolls. It’s so sweet to watch them take care of their ‘babies’ and while I’m happy to share my childhood toys, it’s also lots of fun to see what new dolls are on the market. My friends at MGA Entertainment sent a lovely Mooshka doll that I know Rowan will love to find under the tree this year. Who are the Mooshka dolls? Mooshka dolls were once paper dolls, until one day they Read more […]

Warm up with LUSH for the holidays (#giveaway)

Winter is coming – or is already here, depending on where you’re living. Things are certainly a lot colder in Ottawa and we even had our first snowfall this weekend, though thankfully it’s gone for now. Cold nights mean that warm baths before bed are even more fun for my girls and there’s no better way to make bath time fun than with some goodies from LUSH! Their holiday line is full of old favourites and new treats. Here’s what we were sent: Gold FUN is a new, limited-edition version of Read more […]

Play and learn with TCG Toys (#giveaway)

I am a huge proponent of learning through play. I love watching my daughters work out problems, try out different techniques and explore their worlds while they play. This year, for the first time, our tree will have a lot of games underneath it! Rowan is a touch young for many games at 2.5 but she never wants to be left out, so I was very happy that my friends at TCG Toys introduced me to the Fisher-Price line of games that are aimed at toddlers and preschoolers. First, a little about the Read more […]

Skwooshi makes a great stocking stuffer

I know that letting kids play with dough can be divisive: some moms love the quiet that it can afford, others can’t handle the mess that usually occurs! The fun that is had playing with dough usually negates the mess for me and I was happy to receive a new kind of ‘action compound’ by Skwooshi to try out! What makes Skwooshi different? The main claim to fame is that it won’t dry out and I can agree that a few weeks into playing with it, this seems to be true. I found a piece on a rolling Read more […]

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 […]

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