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Living With Allergies (Guest Post by my Daughter)

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!I asked my teen daughter Alastrin to share what it’s been like living with allergies and she did a great job. If you take the time to read some or all of it, please consider commenting and/or sharing her post… Read More »

Interview about Quarantine Living with David Ruggerio

I had the privilege of doing a short interview with David Ruggerio who is known as a Super Chef and has recently branched out to authoring fiction. You can find out more about him in the bio at the end of the interview. Interview about Quarantine Living with David Ruggerio Me: For someone who has… Read More »

Legends from Mom’s Closet

Today is my Mom’s birthday and the perfect day to tell you about a new book written by a 10 year old girl! Legends From Mom’s Closet This beautiful book has full page, full colour photos of Sasha dressed in her mom’s and grandma’s clothes, including photos of just the outfit. Sasha is writing in… Read More »

Learning About Anaphylaxis

Are you trying to learn more about anaphylaxis and epi-pens? So am I! As previously mentioned, we have a newly diagnosed milk allergy in the house. The doctor doesn’t think she will have an anaphylactic reaction but you can never tell for sure so we have had to learn about anaphylaxis and epi-pens. I wanted… Read More »

Newly Diagnosed Milk Allergy

May is Food Allergy Awareness Month in Canada and May 10-17, 2020 is Food Allergy Awareness Week in the US.   Newly Diagnosed Milk Allergy Up until very recently, I didn’t realize we had a food allergy in our home. My now 13 year old used to get stomach aches from having too much chocolate… Read More »

Dolittle Movie is Here! #DolittleMovie (+ giveaway)

Robert Downey Jr (aka Iron Man) is Dr. Dolittle, the man who can talk to animals in this 2020 version of the story. It’s already arrived on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, DVD and On Demand so don’t waste any time in starting your viewing party. GIVEAWAY BELOW This post contains affiliate links. “Robert Downey Jr.… Read More »

Ranger Rob Loves Earth Day

Ranger Rob is a kids cartoon from Treehouse (CAN) and Universal Kids (US) and he really cares about the Earth. April is Earth Month and April 22 is Earth Day and Ranger Rob and his friends want me to share his Earth-Saving Tips and some ideas to celebrate Earth Day. The show is for kids… Read More »

How to Encourage Kids to Spend More Time Outdoors

Today I have a guest post for you from Sarah about how to encourage kids to spend more time outdoors. You can find out more about her at the end of the post. Enjoy! In the past decade, there’s been an epidemic of kids spending time indoors. While parents are quick to blame it on… Read More »

Fire Song *Indigenous Canadian Book*

My daughter read Fire Song by Adam Garnet Jones and we wanted to share about it. Stars: ***** Annick Press (2018) YA Fiction 232 pages Disclosure: We received the book from Annick Press in exchange for our honest opinion. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: How can Shane reconcile his feelings for David with his desire… Read More »

*Unboxing* Kitten Catfe Toys from Jakks Pacific #KittenCatfe

My daughter Aria loves the new trend of toys that have blind bags so you don’t know exactly what you have until you open it all up. She loves the surprise she gets when she finally has everything all opened up. We recently were introduced to a new kind from Jakks Pacific called Kitten Catfe… Read More »