Happy Meal Books + Tips To Keep The Kids Reading All Summer

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The kids are counting down the days till schools out for the summer. This mom of four is preparing routines, charts, playdates and camping trips to keep everyone happy, including me. One thing I know for sure we will be doing is reading a lot of books together thanks to the new  Happy Meal Books … [Read more...]

The Best Shoes Ever! Does Rob Lowe Agree?

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Do men grow up? Most men I know still like to play just as hard as kids do. Don't get me wrong I do too, but for men, they set aside the long list of to-do's to throw a ball without worry. Their competitive side still comes out whether they spend their days working a trade, running a company or … [Read more...]

Who Needs Your Donation At Christmas? Our 3rd Kindness Mountain

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Instead of creating an elaborate holiday gift guide the last three Christmas' I have focused my time and energy on the giving side of the holidays. Joining forces with brands and my favorite PR firms along with shopping with my children to create our very own Kindness Mountain to help those in need … [Read more...]

Products That Help You Stop Worrying About Back To School Germs & More + Giveaway

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Back to School gives me anxiety. I am a self-proclaimed germaphobe and worrying is my weakness. Not the best trait for a mother of four young children in the public school system. While we cannot keep all germs away and we cannot avoid colds, flu, lice, they will capture us when we least expect it. … [Read more...]

Life Transition: Back to School For The Kids, What About Mom? + $500 Giveaway

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The first time I felt my mental health slip, was seven years ago. During a time when I was sending our sweet 4-year-old girl off to JK part-time. This life transition was one I was not prepared for. Our first-born was on her way towards independence. Thousands of questions and what ifs circled my … [Read more...]

Affordable Back to School Shopping From Giant Tiger

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Back to school can add up for all families. Children seem to grow like weeds over the summer. We all know there is nothing more exciting on the first day of school than slipping a new pair of fresh jeans on and a stain-free t-shirt. For Mom, it is finding affordable back to school shopping.  With … [Read more...]

Learning Is Fun With These Tips: Raise A Reader + Giveaway

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Schools around the corner and the kids need to be getting back into the swing of things. We've tried our best to continue learning throughout the summer but if you didn't it may be time to get them back on the learning wagon. I've had those summers too were learning wasn't front and center, don't … [Read more...]

Back To School Stride With Happy Foot Socks By McGregor + Contest

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Would you agree that one of the best things about back to school as a kid is wearing your new clothes? And sinking your feet into brand new socks and shoes. There was always a smell of fall in the air that I can remember from my back to school days. As I walked with an extra stride, my happy feet … [Read more...]

Camping in Kingston, Ontario at 1000 Island / Kingston KOA

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One of my favorite cities in Ontario is Kingston. The incredibly rich history grabs my attention, so much so, that I cannot absorb it quickly enough. The food leaves my taste buds dancing, and the attractions are endless. There is something for everyone to do in Kingston, Ontario, whether you are … [Read more...]

Energize Your Summer: Backyard Camping Tips + $500 Gift Card Giveaway

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Summer for some can mean long road trips throughout the province setting up in many campgrounds along the way. Although the camping experience doesn't have to take you to the backyard of provincial parks, you can get a similar experience in your backyard. When was the last time you popped up a … [Read more...]