Disney’s Cinderella Blu-Ray Combo Pack Review


Celebrate Disney’s “Cinderella,” a modern classic that shines with beauty, imagination…and magic! Despite being mistreated by her stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and stepsisters, a spirited Ella (Lily James) resolves to take charge of her fate. Add a royal ball, a Fairy Godmother (Helena Bonham-Carter) and a glass slipper, and suddenly – magic becomes … [Read more...]

Spooky Crafts & Activities for Kids


Spooky Crafts & Activities for Kids 1. Halloween Pipe Cleaner Trees | Play Trains 2. Spooky Finger Specimens | See Vanessa Craft 3. Spooky Mirrored Sand Play | Twodaloo 4. Spooky Halloween Trees Using Blow Art | Buggy and Buddy 5. Glow in the Dark Terror-arium | Babble Dabble Do 6. Halloween Eyeball Sensory Bin | Fun at Home with Kids 7. Vampire Blood Taste Safe … [Read more...]

Dreams Are Made for Children: Classic Jazz Lullabies by Misja Fitzgerald Michel


Some of the greatest jazz vocalists known throughout history converge on our newest compilation, Dreams Are Made for Children named after the famous song by Ella Fitzgerald. This 36-page hardcover is a collection of classic jazz lullabies for antsy babies and toddlers. In fact, the entire family can enjoy songs like Sarah Vaughan's "Lullaby of Birdland," Billie Holiday's "God … [Read more...]

Superbly Spooky Halloween Nail Art Tutorials


Halloween is such a fun time of year. Why not doll yourself up and get in the spirit? These awesome Halloween Nail Tutorials can be a lot of fun.  From scary to sparkles, you can paint and design your nails all sorts of different ways. These are cute and will be a big hit Halloween night! 20 Superbly Spooky Halloween Nail Art Tutorials FrankenVamp … [Read more...]

Turkey and Pumpkin Thanksgiving Garland


    Re-purpose plastic bags to create this adorable Turkey and Pumpkin Thanksgiving Garland DIY craft project! Turkey and Pumpkin Thanksgiving Garland MATERIALS Garland: Twine Fishing Line (optional) Turkey: Brown Yarn -Used Red Heart in Chocolate Plastic Shopping Bags -3 per turkey 2" brown pom pom yellow felt red felt yellow pipe cleaners -2 … [Read more...]

Progress on the Interac Association 21 Day Credit-Free Challenge


Recently I shared that I’d be participating in the Interac® 21 Day Credit-Free Challenge and set aside my credit card for 21 days and use my own money.  The idea is to live within my own means and avoid incurring more credit card debt.  How good would it feel to be debt free? Today I have an update to share on how the challenge has been going for me so far. When … [Read more...]

Cracker Pizzas made with Nairn’s Oat Crackers


 Cracker Pizzas made with Nairn’s Oat Crackers are an easy after school snack! We are a family of snackers.  With two growing little girls I need to make sure we always have quick, easy and healthy snacks on hand that they will love.  We've been enjoying Nairns Oat Crackers and Cookies for awhile now, they are a staple in our pantry! My personal favourite … [Read more...]

Monday at Jelly Roll Dog Park by Jennifer Schreiber


In Monday at Jelly Roll Dog Park, it’s Monday and a new dog, Muttley, arrives at the park. Ostracized by other dogs because he isn’t a purebred, Muttley is consoled and mentored by Jelly Roll’s guardian angel, Daisy Mae the bulldog. She’s a former friend of the in-crowd and helps Muttley navigate the pack’s standoffish bark. Through discovering his own strengths, Muttley is … [Read more...]

Toffee Caramel Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes


These Toffee Caramel Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes are an incredibly easy dessert to whip up any time!  The base is Nairns Chocolate Chip Oat Biscuits topped with a no-bake cheesecake filling and topped decadently with toffee, caramel and chocolate.  These will really wow guests and they will never know how little time you actually spent on putting them together.  … [Read more...]

Gallery Frames with Posterjack: Summer Days #12PrintsProject


This has been a really great summer for us here in Southern Ontario - in fact it hasn't quite ended yet!  We spent August getting ready to move to our new house so it was a little bit hectic.  Still we took the time to enjoy the outdoors and my favourite weather of the year - hot and sunny! Keira loves the summer as much as I do and I think you can see that from … [Read more...]

How to be a Good Wife by Emma Chapman


Marta and Hector have been married for a long time. Through the good and bad; through raising a son and sending him off to life after university. So long, in fact, that Marta finds it difficult to remember her life before Hector. He has always taken care of her, and she has always done everything she can to be a good wife—as advised by a dog-eared manual given to her by … [Read more...]

FREE Halloween Printable Activity Sheets for Kids


I used to love celebrating Halloween at school when I was a kid.  There was the Halloween costume parade which was a ton of fun but I also loved all the activity sheets we spent our day working on.  I loved word searches, crosswords, connect the dots and all the other fun Halloween activity sheets our teachers gave us in elementary school. I've been working on … [Read more...]