The Coolest Wearable Gadget for Kids

VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX

Last August we were introduced to the VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch. The idea was for all the kids to give it a try starting with our oldest. I ordered it in a neutral lime green colour so everyone could wear it. It didn't end up going that way, she never let it go. In all honestly, the boys were easy … [Read more...]

Taking The Classic Bear To The Next Level: Fisher-Price Smart Toy Bear

Fisher-Price Smart Toy Bear

With the holidays just a few short weeks away, people are thinking about this year’s hottest toys and games. One of the biggest stars of the season, is the Fisher-Price® Smart Toy® Bear, who has been all over top ten lists. The second I seen the Fisher-Price Smart Toy Bear, I knew I had a little … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Countdown With Kids Streaming All Hail King Julien #StreamTeam

Netflix Hall King Julien - New Years Eve with Kids

Before kids New Years Eve was a big event in the lives of us as a couple. Long before Christmas we would already have our plans in place and our drink of choice picked out. We have been parents for 9 years now and I can tell you one thing I know for sure, everything has changed but for the better. … [Read more...]

Gifting The Gift of Health #ONatural

Gifting the gift of health, Orange naturals Gift of Health Christmas gift basket, Orange Naturals Mom

Who Exactly Are They? This season is all about family, friends and showing people you care with kindness or even showing strangers the beauty in life. Long before December hits I am already thinking of the person on my nice list. I consider there personalities, there home, jobs, likes and dislikes. … [Read more...]

A Kindness Mountain of Donations For Our Community

Mountain of Toy Donations Kawartha Lakes Ontario

Long before Christmas was arriving I was working on a little project that has been front and center in my mind throughout the year. Over the years we personally give to local charities through our local toy drives or our local school but this year I wanted to make an impact that reached a little … [Read more...]

The Tradition of Stockings Plus Practical and Unexpected Stuffers

Red Christmas Stocking Lined up

Memories of a Little Girl When I was a little girl I remember waking up in the wee morning hours and finding my stocking in bed with me. It felt so heavy and it was so magical. I would stretch and smile from ear to ear and quietly peek inside. It was always filled with tiny little things that I … [Read more...]

Santa, Don’t Forget The Batteries

Transformers: Age of Extinction Chomp and Stomp Grimlock Duracell Batteries Power Smiles

Be honest, have you been here -> It is Christmas Eve and as you're perfectly placing the children's gifts around the tree, it clicks instantly in that moment - you forgot to get batteries! You either:  Run to the battery over stock hoping to find just enough for Tommy's new Transformer. Hop … [Read more...]

Nice List Holiday 2014 Gift Guide

Nice List Holiday 2014 Gift Guide

The last few months I have been working around the clock to present you with a jam packed holiday 2014 gift guide for everyone on your nice list this season. This article will give you an little help if needed in any area of your shopping you may have left. Plus stay tuned for some stocking stuffing … [Read more...]

Tech Nice List: NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Router Review

NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Router

Disclaimer: I am a  and I received this product in exchange for my honest, unbiased opinion and review. Over the years our use of devices has naturally doubled, since the kids are growing and using the computer for their homework, streaming Netflix and reading books on their tablets. Plus … [Read more...]

Tis’ the Season for an Evening of Food, Friends & Fun at the Fisher Price Showroom

Fisher Price Showroom, Holiday Toys 2014, Listen 2 Lenas House, Toronto Bloggers Gathering

There are events in your life that stand out above the rest. Sometimes these events measure your happiness, they measure your connection with family and friends, perhaps they measure your success but when they happen you feel the anticipation leading up to them with pure excitement, in those moments … [Read more...]