PBS Kids Halloween DVDs #giveaway

School hasn't even started for us yet and my daughters are already having daily discussions about when we can go to the pumpkin patch and what they want to dress up as for Halloween. It's the next big holiday and PBS Kids has Halloween covered with DVDs featuring old favourites and some new (to us, at least) friends! "Caillou's Halloween" -There are a whopping 13 episodes on this DVD. They cover topics like Halloween, fall, food and more! If your children like Caillou, this is a necessary addition Read more [...]

Have your Cup O’ Coffee a new way with LUSH

Two of my favourite things have come together: LUSH  and coffee! LUSH has a new whole-body scrub called Cup O' Coffee and I was more than happy to give it a try. Here's what LUSH has to say about  Cup O' Coffee: If you’re a sucker for the strong, dark, stimulating type, take a shot of this coffee infusion filled mask to the face and body to wake your skin up! This smooth blend face and body mask has organic agave syrup inside to leave your skin feeling sweet and exfoliating coffee grounds Read more [...]

I love to kayak. Who knew?

I have never been what anyone would classify as "sporty", but I do try to stay active. I'm not a big fan of going to the gym or doing exercise DVDs (although I do them out of necessity). What I really enjoy are ways that I can be active, but also spend time with my family. Something like biking. Recently, after years of talking about it, we finally took the leap and bought two kayaks! We live about a 30 second drive from a conservation area that has a public boat launch dock, so when the end of Read more [...]

Maplelea Girls have a new look!

A Maplelea Girls doll first entered our home at Christmas, when Saila was received as a very special gift. I was hopeful that Ashlyn would like her, and I'm so happy to report that it was love at first sight! Of course, half the fun of having a doll are the accessories that you can use with her, and all of the Maplelea Girls have special clothing and accessories that delve into their specific lives and interests. Ashlyn has been asking for Saila's dogs, Nukilik and Nanuq, ever since she saw Read more [...]

Super WHY: Cinderella and other fairytale adventures (#giveaway)

PBS Kids has recently released "Super WHY: Cinderella and other fairytale adventures" on DVD, and my daughters were more than happy to review the copy that we were sent. Super WHY is a series that we have enjoyed in our home for years because the girls think it's fun to watch (it is) and I love how they use Word Power, Spelling Power and Alphabet Power to engage children while teaching them. There are 5 episodes included on the DVD: “Cinderella: The Prince’s Side of the Story” Red and Read more [...]

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