A funny thing happened this fall: I discovered that despite my extensive planning and back-to-school shopping, I missed something very important for myself. A pair of 'inside shoes', to be exact. Something that I haven't thought of for myself in years! Between volunteering at my daughters school library, my youngest's junior kindergarten class, and being a Sparks leader, I'm spending a lot of time in schools where they really don't appreciate dirty or wet shoes, and wearing just socks isn't a great Read more [...]
On October 13th, Disney released two new movies on Blu-ray Combo Pack. I remember going to see "Aladdin" when it was released in theatres as a kid and it has been a favourite of mine ever since. I was thrilled to hear that "Aladdin: Diamond Edition" was on its way to our house!
Climb aboard for a magical carpet ride with nonstop laughs, action-packed adventure and Academy Award®–winning music that will make your heart soar(1992: Best Music, Original Song, “A Whole New World,” Original Read more [...]
There are 2 weeks left in October, which of course means I'm planning for the holidays. I am now accepting submissions for my annual Holiday Gift Guide! If you have a product that you think would be a good fit for the Not Just Baby Brain 2015 Holiday Gift Guide, please feel free to contact me via the form below or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. My family has a wide range of interests, from toys and games to books and movies!
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With Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, we're gearing up for our second big travel season (summer being the first). PBS Kids has just released a new compilation called "20 FURRY TALES" that features over 4 hours of PBS favourites that will be a long-trip lifesaver!
I know that we can really get into a rut when it comes to kids programming. The girls will find a show or two that they really like, we'll set the PVR and that's the end of it. A compilation like this gives us guaranteed Read more [...]
The days are cooler, the nights are longer and the leaves on our maple tree are turning from green to red. It's definitely fall in Ottawa! The change in season is always a great time to change up your home decor, and Posterjack has come up with 3 photo-art decor tips to create a cozy space of your own.
Play with texture and colour - rich textures and saturated hues of deep colours help create a warm and luxurious space. Canvas Prints hold the colours of the season - eggplant, olive, navy Read more [...]