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Great Dog by Davide Cali

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!We had the pleasure of reading Great Dog by Davide Cali which is quite unlike most picture books in a few different ways. Summary: A pup and his father contemplate his grand future while looking at other Great Dogs in… Read More »

Snap! by Hazel Hutchins

Snap! by Hazel Hutchins is a great picture book read for kids who love colouring with crayons or who are very creative. The story is about a little kid who finds that his crayons keep breaking, disappearing or getting crushed until he only has a few colours left. What can he make with only three… Read More »

Stress-Relief Activities That Families Can Do

Today’s family lives a hectic lifestyle. School, work, extracurricular activities, play dates… The days are filled with so many activities and there’s often little time left to sit back, relax, and enjoy some quality time together with these Stress-Relief Activities. NOTE: This post about Stress-Relief Activities is a Guest Post by Hilary Smith. Her bio… Read More »

Incredibles 2 Toys are Here

Incredibles 2 toys are here! The sequel to the Disney Pixar great family superhero movie is back and there is a whole line of “incredible” toys to pick from. Disclosure: We received Incredibles 2 Toys in exchange for this post. This post contains affiliate links Whether your favourite character is Jack-Jack, Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Violet… Read More »

40th Anniversary of Grease the Musical

One of the best musicals of all time is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year – GREASE!  Grease brings to life what being a teenager was like in the 1950s in a fun way. I love the movie and my tween daughters enjoy it too. Disclosure: I received a copy of the Blu-Ray in exchange… Read More »

Chalkola Chalk Markers

Do you do a lot of crafts or give presentations? If so Chalkola Chalk Markers would come in handy. They work on a multitude of surfaces, some of which are permanent and some of which are not. Disclosure: I received a set of Chalkola markers in exchange for an honest review of the product. This… Read More »

Digital Detox – Help Your Kids Strike a Balance Between Screens

Many kids are hooked to their digital devices to include smartphones, laptops, tablets and smart televisions. This is a generation that has been raised with technology so there’s no wonder why it has such an important part of their lives. However, parents should be mindful of the addictive nature of too much screen time. Here… Read More »

Meet the Mysticons – female hero toys

Playmates Toys has a new line of toys that will interest your daughters! Meet the Mysticons! These female heroes are on a quest to save their magical world from evil! Arkayna, Zarya, Em and Piper are not afraid! They are strong, confident, smart and funny – everything you want from a hero. Mysticons is a… Read More »

Custom Canvas Prints from CanvasChamp

Have you ever taken a beautiful photo that you wanted up on your wall as large custom canvas prints but you weren’t sure how to do that? CanvasChamp will take your uploaded photo and create the print for you and ship it directly to your door – SO EASY! Disclosure: I received compensation in the… Read More »

The Boxcar Children–Surprise Island (+giveaway)

Did you read The Boxcar Children books when you were young? The books are still around (and celebrating their 75th anniversary) in a newer format and a film was made based on one of the books. The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island is opening in theaters across the US as part of a special after-school… Read More »