HEXBUG® Aquabot Remote Control Angelfish: pet fun without the work

HEXBUG has come out with something new and fun: HEXBUG® Aquabot Remote Control Angelfish! It's as easy as one (open package), two (drop Angelfish in water), three (watch Angelfish swim) and has provided my daughters - and cat! - with plenty of entertainment. My daughters love to look at the fish when we go to the pet store but we can't have a real fish because, well, look at Echo's face above. The fish wouldn't stand a chance! The HEXBUG® Aquabot Remote Control Angelfish comes in three Read more [...]

Marvel’s “Ant-Man” hits theatres July 17

It's summer, which means that the latest Marvel blockbuster is due! Ant-Man hits theatres today, July 17, and my husband and one of his friends were more than happy to attend a special advance screening on my behalf. In case you aren't familiar with Ant-Man, like me, here is a little about what to expect from the movie: "Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Read more [...]

Explore Centopia with “Mia and Me: Friends to the Rescue” (#giveaway)

It's an interesting time in our household when it comes to entertainment. My oldest is 6, and her younger sister thinks she's 6, so we're looking for shows that are appealing to school-aged kids while still being appropriate for a slightly younger audience. I was sent a copy of "Mia and Me: Friends to the Rescue" and it fits that bill perfectly! "Mia and Me" is a series that mixes live action with animation. In case you aren't familiar with the series, here is a little summary: Mia, a 12-year-old Read more [...]

Our trip to Toronto without kids

Last week, my husband and I did something almost unheard of for us: we were able to drop our daughters off with his mom and head to Toronto for a couple of days! We'd managed to get tickets to see the Foo Fighters for Wednesday night and with the Pan Am games craziness, we decided to take a GO train in and just walk or use public transit instead of driving. That turned out to be an excellent choice! We were headed to The Burger's Priest to grab dinner before the concert when I looked down University Read more [...]

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