An update on my Year of Yoda

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 [...]

Add some new Ravensburger games to your Easter basket

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 [...]

March Break Ideas to Keep the Whole Family Happy

If you live in Ontario and have children, odds are good that your kids have next week off for March Break! This is the first year that I've been taking daytime classes at Algonquin College, so it's also the first year that I'm having to make plans around my schedule (since postsecondary students get their Reading Week in February) instead of just filling up the week with fun activities for my daughters. Luckily, my husband has vacation time that he needs to take so we'll be off together for the Read more [...]

Welcome Lori dolls into your play room (#giveaway)

There's a new doll in the playroom, and she's sure to be a hit with your little girl! Lori dolls are sweet, 6-inch tall dolls who are 'smart, adventurous and trendy little girls' and like all the best dolls, they come with lots of options and accessories! My youngest daughter is turning 5 later this month and she just loves to play with fashion dolls and action figures.Lori dolls are unique because these dolls are meant to be close to the age of my own little girls, so they can imagine themselves Read more [...]

Disney’s “Zootopia” brings the furry and the funny to theatres everywhere

Every now and then, my school schedule and my blogging schedule conflict and I have a difficult decision to make. Just this week, I sent my husband and daughters to watch the latest movie from Walt Disney Animation Studios, "Zootopia". What is "Zootopia" all about? ZOOTOPIA  The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighbourhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together—a Read more [...]

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