Let’s Talk Decluttering: #VarageSale Twitter Party This Week!

VarageSale Selling used items on line

Cheers you're done with the baby stage, the swing, playpen and stroller are finally collecting dust. The old freezer you picked up from grandma is too small for your growing family. The collections of Wii games your kids have outgrown are just taking up space. The second hand furniture you once … [Read more...]

Visual Your Memories to Feed Your Soul #12PrintsProject

Freezing time with Posterjack

Over the course of the next 12 months follow hashtag #12PrintsProject for social shares from seven Canadian parenting, design, and lifestyle bloggers – one being moi! Each of us will be posting 12 photographs that speak to our heart and tell a story behind the print.  Which will be printed by … [Read more...]

Halfway Through Summer and Keeping Stress Away #ONatural

Kids Canoeing, Splashing in the pond. Kawartha Lakes Pond, Country living in Kawartha Lakes

As I write this we are at our half point of summer already and I am in a bit of denial. I absolutely love summer. Having my four children home for two straight months can be "stressful" at times but really I am happiest most when my birdies are in my nest. Keeping Stress Away I try to keep the … [Read more...]

Garage Sale Tips for the Hunter inside of you! #LeonsGarageSale + Giveaway

Garage Sale Tips

It was a few years back we decided we were done having babies and all these baby items needed a new home. We spent days, okay weeks arranging everything lining our long driveway with our old treasures. It was exhausting and I am go glad we got to experience it. However we quickly learnt that hosting … [Read more...]

Summer Adventure Seeking at Horseshoe Resort Ontario #DoTheShoe

Horseshoe resort Treetop Trekking Review in Barrie Ontario Travel

This past year we have been really getting to know our own backyard and have rediscovered play throughout Ontario. From lazy Sunday's in our Kawartha Lakes backyard to skating in the lush forest of Muskoka. Off to Day Camp They Go... Our recent family travel landed us only an hour from Toronto, … [Read more...]

Rediscover Play as a Tourist Throughout Ontario #WannaPlay #Contest

Rock jumping Shores of Collingwood

It seems these days we are rediscovering all types of play. Even the chores are made into play in our house. Today, counting beans as we picked them from the garden became playtime for Little I and he had no clue it was actually school work that was happening. Putting away laundry becomes play when … [Read more...]

Mastermind Slackers Slide and Surf Screamin’ 20’ Water Slide Review + Giveaway

Slackers Slide and Surf Screamin’ 20’ Water Slide review, Slip and Slide Review, Mastermind, Water Toys, Keeping kids busy in Summer

Each summer I like to stock up on a few new items to make summer memorable for the kids and keep them from saying those famous summer words "I am bored!"Among that list is the typical, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, balls, crayons, markers and a notebook to track all their fun. Last year we got a new … [Read more...]

Summer Game Night Tips + #PlayAdvocates Giveaway

Mattel Games

The kids are out of school and I am looking for different ways to keep my kids busy, but also find time to spend family time together with them. We spend a lot of weekends during the summer months camping and I always bring along UNO™ for everyone to play. It is quick and easy to play and a game the … [Read more...]

Tucking In My 40 lb Gift: #LolaJeans Review + Giveaway

Lola Jeans review, The High rise Skinny jean, Stretch jeans, jeans for curves

A Gift in a new form. Before my first baby, over 9 years ago I had no clue the roller coaster of a ride I would be on with my body from that moment on. My fit size 4 frame disappeared quickly and I hunted it down for years. Then another baby, another 10 lbs hung on, a third baby and another 10 lbs … [Read more...]

Knowledge is Power When Choosing Healthy Choices #GuidingStarsCA #PCStars

Guiding Stars PC Stars choices

Over the course of the next 4 months follow hashtag #GuidingStarsCA #PCStars where I and a handful of Canadian bloggers will track our healthy eating journey with the Guiding Stars Program available exclusively at Loblaws stores. This is my second article of the 4 month feature.  Healthier … [Read more...]