BeadyMae is an Etsy store that sells handmade jewelry with a focus on special beads and pendants. It's also run by a wonderful woman named Jules, who I met on an online bridal forum about a decade ago and who has become a close friend since then. It's funny what can bring people together now, isn't it? Back to the jewelry though. Jules has always been very creative and recently decided to take her hobby of creating jewelry to the Etsy market. Her prices are very reasonable and she has a nice Read more [...]
NCircle Entertainment has released in some new DVDs that are out of this world! Allow me to introduce you to Alisa Knows What To Do: The Mystery Of The Last Truenox.
Alisa Knows What to Do! Is based on the extremely popular Russian science-fiction novels about Alise Seleznyova, a young girl from the future, by the famous Russian author Kir Bulychiov. Alisa and her friends not only battle evil and injustice but they are also concerned with global problems like the natural balance and a clean Read more [...]
This in-between seasons time can be tough for parents and kids alike - we all need to get out of the house and find something fun to do, but the weather is not cooperating for that here in Ottawa and at the end of the winter, it can feel like you've already exhausted all of your old stand-bys. Lucky for us, next weekend (April 2 & 3) is KIDSFEST Ottawa!
This is the 16th year of KIDSFEST Ottawa, which is running on Saturday, April 2, 2016 and Sunday, April 3, 2016, from 10:00 am – 4:00 Read more [...]
Seeing as how the first quarter of the year is almost over, I thought I'd do a little update on how my Year of Yoda is going. I have to say, this year I have really done my best to keep my mantra of “Do. Or do not. There is no try” in my mind while I go about my daily life. On the one hand, I am at least more honest with myself when I end up wasting too much time online when I should be doing something productive, and I'm more likely to give myself a pat on the back when I have an exceptionally Read more [...]
My friends at Wonder Forge sent me a couple of new games that they thought would be extra fun for our family this Easter. Since it's March Break for us this week, I decided that the Easter Bunny has our baskets covered and we could enjoy the games a bit early!
Ravensburger Buggaloop - Look out! There’s a HEXBUG® in the yard and it’s coming after you! Players roll the die and move their bugs across the yard, until the HEXBUG® emerges from the loop and tries to bump them off. If you’re Read more [...]