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PBS Holiday Fun

PBS Kids released four holiday titles that you might want to pick up for next year (or tonight). They include holiday specials with Caillou, Odd Squad, Peg + Cat and WordWorld. Disclosure: These DVDs were received in exchange for a feature. PBS Kids Holiday Titles Odd Squad Reindeer Games 60 minutes $6.99 Kids The first… Read More »

3 Halloween Kids Shows #HalloweenGG

3 Halloween Kids Shows The following DVDs are from PBS Kids and feature kid’s favourite shows in their Halloween episodes. These Halloween Kids Shows can be bought where most DVDs are sold. I don’t know about you but we love watching Holiday themed DVDs near a holiday! Note: I received these DVDs in exchange for featuring them… Read More »

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Rosh Hashanah

Unless you are Jewish or someone you know is Jewish, you might not be familiar with the holiday of Rosh Hashanah. Let me share just 5 things you might not know about Rosh Hashanah and then I’ll share how some bloggers celebrate. Rosh Hashanah is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 1st of Tishrei in… Read More »

Celebrating 4 with a Paw Patrol Party With Help from Costume Supercentre

My son just turned 4 and for his birthday he wanted a Paw Patrol party theme. Costume SuperCentre sent us some Paw Patrol party supplies to make the day extra special and we had a cake made up to fit the theme as well. I’ve never actually a themed party before with all store bought… Read More »

New Tax Credits for Canadian Families – Do Your Homework + Giveaway #FamilyTax

The following post on Tax Credits for Canadian Families is brought to you by H&R Block. As the Girl Guides always say: “Be Prepared”.  Helpful advice on any given day but even more important when it comes to tax season.  The April 30th deadline for 2014 tax returns will be here before you know it. … Read More »

Snow Shovelling Faux Pas

Southern Ontario got hit by a large amount of snow this week which inspired me to write this post on  Snow Shovelling Faux Pas that I’ve been sitting on for months now. No matter where you live, if it gets snow, this post is directed to you. I dislike snow, mostly because it makes it hard… Read More »

Always #LikeAGirl Makes an Appearance at the Super Bowl

I will always be an advocate for girls and women which is part of why I love being a Girl Guide leader so much. I wrote in the summer about Always’ #LikeAGirl campaign which I strongly support. Always has released a new commercial about the #LikeAGirl movement which will be airing during the Super Bowl… Read More »

Small Change Can Make a Big Difference Thanks To #ChangeItBMO

This post brought to you by BMO and written by a guest author. Small change can make a big difference As a mom of three, I do my share of shopping for the household. I can’t count the number of times I have been asked at the checkout counter: “Would you like to donate $1… Read More »

Is Santa Coming To Your House? Personalized Christmas Books #CRHGG14

This is about a personalized Christmas book called Santa is Coming to My House by Steve Smallman and illustrated by Robert Dunn. Sourcebooks sent me a copy of the book to test out with my family. I love adding more books to my Christmas and Hanukkah collections and this is the latest book to be… Read More »

Twas the Night Before Christmas on Sesame Street #CRHGG14

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse…. The original version of this story is well known by those who celebrate Christmas. We read the story to my kid’s every Christmas Eve as part of our tradition to help wind down the excitement so… Read More »