It’s All About Giving Back This Season: Our #KindnessMountain of HOPE

Donating to Kawartha Lakes Charities with our Kindness Mountain

There have been times in many of our lives where we have endured a struggle or two. In the moment, it feels like the whole world is crashing down on you, the walls are caving in and you may feel like you will never dig yourself out. I've been there, we've all been there.  I have received, when … [Read more...]

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...]

Imaginative Role Play: PLAYMOBIL NHL Hockey Theme

PLAYMOBIL NHL Hockey Theme

Hearing my children using imaginative role play, reminds me of my time as a child. My sister and I were always pretending to be someone else, a teacher, a hairdresser to name a few. Besides Barbie dolls and our Cabbage Patch kids we didn't have Playmobil in our home 30 years ago children. Did you … [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...]

Add Beautiful Boots To Your Wish List!

Skechers beautiful booties

You are making your list and checking it twice, but stumped on what to get your growing little girl, your mother - who has everything. Why not beautiful boots? Doesn't every girl or women love to sink their feet into a new pair of shoes or beautiful boots? Skechers has something for the whole … [Read more...]

Mattel 2015 Trending Toys #ListToppers #PlayAdvocate

Mattel 2015 Gift Guide, List Toppers, Trending Toys of 2015

Just this past weekend I sat on the couch with my four children and we talked about Christmas and what we need or want this year. I am happy to say our kids are very easy to please when it comes to toys. Of course they love trending toys, but they also find enjoyment in some classics we all know and … [Read more...]

Life-Changing Gifts That Will Inspire Along The Way #MeaningfulGifts

Teacher Christmas Gift Idea from the World Vision Gift Catalogue

I have found the holidays have become all about the things over the years. Yes things are great and fun to open but really and truly that is not what the season is all about. I feel society has gotten carried away with the idea that the holidays should be planned around the things. When I start … [Read more...]