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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 »

Roaming Reindeer: Your Elf on the Shelf Alternative #CRHGG14

Looking for an elf on the shelf alternative? Invite the Roaming Reindeer into your house this holiday season and encourage good behaviour and fun. I was sent a kit to take a look at and share with you. Roaming Reindeer is a book and twin plush reindeer set that helps build teamwork. The story talks… Read More »

Our Love Story (Cheerios Connection Story) #CheeriosEffect

I want to write about the one who loves me, supports me and protects me no matter what life throws at us. His name is Frank and he is my husband. Thanks to Cheerios I was able to create a video to share with my friends and family to show how Frank came into my… Read More »

3 Halloween Books for Kids

I’d like to share three new Halloween books for kids from Sourcebooks. I love reading seasonal books with my kids so I’m always looking for new ones. I’d like to introduce you to these three books we received from Sourcebooks to try out and then I’d like to invite you to enter to win them… Read More »