It's no secret that I love my coffee, so when I had the opportunity to review the new Ninja Coffee Bar, I jumped at it! You may have seen the commericals, which feature Sofia Vergara, as she tells her former barista that now she can make all those fancy coffees at home for a fraction of the price. I am not a huge fan of the individual coffee making machines, and we have a 'fancy' coffee maker that we've been using since we got it as a wedding present 8.5 years ago so I was very interested to see Read more [...]
Wonder Forge creates games that my daughters love to play over and over again, particularly "Disney Junior Super Stretchy which we received last year and is requested whenever we have a friends movie night for the kids.With games based on your favourite characters, there is something for everyone: Disney Princesses and Fairies, Star Wars, Marvel Comics and so many more!
I was sent the following to place under our Christmas tree this year and I know they're all going to be very popular:
Star Read more [...]
I love getting mail. With texting and Facebook and email, getting something in the mail other than bills or junk is so exciting! I usually have our Christmas cards ordered by now, and occasionally even have them mailed, but this semester has really kicked my (usualy very organized) butt and I'm feeling behind. Thankfully, my friends at Minted sent me an email yesterday letting me know that my procrastination may actually benefit me!
You see, I was given a head's up that while they have a great Read more [...]
The holiday season means that the characters your children love to watch on television will be releasing special Christmas-themed DVDs! PBS Kids has 4 great releases just in time for the holidays. These DVDs are perfect for buying in advance to watch in the car while travelling, bringing to Grandma's house in case she doesn't have an endless stream of children's programming available, or suggesting to Santa for a perfect stocking stuffer!
“CAILLOU’S CHRISTMAS” includes 12 fun-filled Read more [...]
It's been almost a year since our first Maplelea Girl doll joined our household. I have learned that there is no way to guarantee that my daughters will truly love a toy until it has been in our house long enough for the novelty to wear off, so I was a little concerned that Saila would be forgotten by spring. Thankfully, she and her dogs, Nukilik and Nanuq, have become treasured companions to Ashlyn so it came as no surprise to me when a new Maplelea Girl was added to Ashlyn's Christmas list. She Read more [...]