Dupray ONE Plus Steam Cleaner


My girls are messy.  I mean they are messy beyond most normal 1 and 3 year olds.  Ava, my 1 year old, is the worst.  She starts her mornings off by throwing everything out of her crib onto the floor and it only goes downhill from there.  Breakfast usually ends up half on the floor and before I can get her into the playroom she has usually smudged her fingers … [Read more...]

Peppermint Playdough


This Peppermint Playdough recipe is not only edible, it also smells great too! Kids will love playing with this fun scented homemade playdough!   As you know, I've recently been experimenting with seasonal scented playdough like this peppermint playdough, the gingerbread playdough I shared last week and the Sugar cookie homemade playdough I shared awhile ago.  … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Playdough


  This Gingerbread Playdough recipe is not only edible, it also smells great too! Kids will love playing with this fun scented homemade playdough!         I started making basic homemade playdough for my girls and they loved it so much I started playing around with the recipe! Recently I've been experimenting with seasonal scented … [Read more...]

Disney Pixar’s Inside Out Blu-ray Combo Pack

Do you ever look at someone and wonder what’s going on inside their head? Disney-Pixar’s “Inside Out” takes an exciting and hilarious journey into the mind to find the answer. Based in Headquarters, the control center of 11-year-old Riley’s mind, five emotions are hard at work, led by lighthearted optimist Joy. She strives to make sure Riley stays happy as she operates … [Read more...]

Dipped Feather Ornaments


These Teal Dipped Feather Ornaments use oven-bake clay and paint to create realistic looking feathers to hang from your Christmas tree.  These homemade ornaments are super easy to make! Disclosure: I was provided product by BEHR to write this post but the thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.   This year I decorated my home for Christmas in teal and white … [Read more...]

Hot Cheese Dip with Emmental


This Hot Cheese Dip with Emmental is an easy-to-make hot dip.  The dijon mustard & white wine lends extra depth to this crowd-pleasing baked dip.    One of my favourite parts of the holiday season is entertaining guests, visiting family and of course, all the amazing dishes being served. I simply adore appetizers and dips and the ones served throughout the … [Read more...]

Frock box Women’s Clothing Subscription Service #FMEGifts2015


  Frock Box is a monthly women's clothing subscription service.  Each month subscribers receive a package on their doorstep with hand picked clothing and accessories based on their profile. I have an addiction to subscription boxes.  I love getting surprises every month - it's like a monthly gift to myself just because.  I often get caught up in … [Read more...]

Skinnygirl: Naturally Flavoured Single Serve Cocktail Inspired Tea


  For as long as I can remember my choice of tea has always been orange pekoe and I can tell you that I've been trained to make the perfect pot of tea.  I can also tell you that my husband thinks that the English way of making tea and the habit of never washing one's teapot is just not right.  Tea making, my friends, is almost always bound to create … [Read more...]

Kellogg’s Rice Krispies #TreatsforToys Giveaway


  The holidays are filled with magic and joy. The magic of spending time with family and loved ones. The magic of believing in miracles. And the joy of watching the eyes of children shine as they unwrap heartfelt gifts. For the third year in a row, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies is partnering with The Salvation Army for the #TreatsforToys program; a fun and delicious way to … [Read more...]

101+ Free Christmas Printables


101+ Free Christmas Printables including educational Christmas printables, Christmas printables for kids, holiday home decor printables, and more.   Educational Free Christmas Printables Christmas Tree Play Mat Printable by Learn with Play at Home (pictured) Activity Placemat & Fill-in-the-Blank Story Printable Sheets by Nothing if Not Intentional Nativity … [Read more...]

James Bond: 50 Years of Movie Posters #awesomegifts


I love giving books as gifts, especially when I come across the perfect book to gift someone.   There truly is no better way to share a love for books than by giving a book.  This year DK Canada's Gift Boutique features a wide selection of great gift ideas for all tastes and budgets. There is no movie series character quite as iconic as James Bond - nor as … [Read more...]

EPIC! – Unlimited Reading at Your Child’s Fingertips #FMEGifts2015


     Keira, my nearly 4 year old girl, has developed this habit of waking up at the crack of dawn.  Seriously she is up at 5 am and usually ends up taking my phone back to her room to quietly watch endless youtube toy reviews and play dough tutorials.  Then she typically moves on to leafing through her bookshelf before climbing into her sisters … [Read more...]

Grab The Fire with Hot Wheels Race Rewards


Disclosure: This Hot Wheels® post has been sponsored by Lunchbox but all opinions are honest and my own.    I still remember when my dad gave me a special birthday present back in fourth grade.  It was a super awesome, shiny, blue Hot Wheels® truck. I loved that truck so much I even brought it to school so I could play with the boys at recess. That truck sure … [Read more...]

I See Me! Personalized Books #FMEGifts2015


The I See Me! mission is to increase self esteem in children through personalized books that celebrate the uniqueness of each child. The goal of their books is to show each child how absolutely unique and special he or she is, to teach the child how to spell his or her name, and to build vocabulary skills. This Christmas season I See Me! has put together a line of beautiful … [Read more...]