#ThankFall for Memories Made and Family Who Make Them $250 Giveaway


I much prefer the summer heat but we've been pretty lucky this year with a warmer fall than usual. The beautiful rich brown, orange and red colours of the changing trees and the golden colour of the recently cut farm crops leaves me with a need for … [Read more...]

Rainbows and #DohVinci Art Party Giveaway


All school year long I look forward to the summer months where the kids and I can enjoy each others company and relax the days away. Reality is much different, teen spats and daily statements of "I'm bored" until the sunshine comes out again and a … [Read more...]

My Morning Starts with Coffee


It's been awhile now and I've tried, and retried, all of the Kraft Keurig®* Compatible Pods flavours. One thing's for sure, I love my coffee; there isn't a morning I go without it. It's the only time in the day that my kids are still sleeping and I … [Read more...]

DIY Deck Planter @Ryobi_Canada Brad Nailer Review w/ @HomeDepotCanada


My husband has a lot of tools, A LOT, but like most men, there are never enough tools. As a Journeyman Electrician and a jack-of-all trades I'm not surprised at his collection. Like most men of the trades, he has a brand that he is faithful to for … [Read more...]

Crushing on Another @EpiphanieBags Review and Giveaway


I've had several camera's over the years, upgrading each time for quality of photograph, but it wasn't until about a year ago that I joined the world of DSLR cameras with my Canon Rebel TSi3. I was taking decent photo's on the manual setting of my … [Read more...]

Mama Needs Her Coffee and Fast #KraftMeACoffee


I've never been a morning person; when I was younger sleeping in until noon was fine by me. As kids join the picture you become a morning person, whether you like it or not, and because of that coffee is like air to me. Grabbing a cup of freshly … [Read more...]

Embrace the Filth this Spring with OxiClean™

Baby Food Stain Remover

I have a big family and that means we go through a lot of laundry every week. Kids are messy; there isn't a way around it so I prefer to embrace the filth. Sticky little fingers, drips and splats of food and grass stains on those chubby little knees … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Skin Enhancer – $300 #MarcelleMoms Giveaways


Aging skin is beautiful but tired and uneven skin is something many of us ladies could do without. We can't do much about genetics and it's probably too late for those of us with skin damage but even for those of us who are blessed with somewhat … [Read more...]

Spring Fashion Faux Pas, BFF’s and #Wendys #NewSaladCollection


  It's not too often I can take a day to myself for a casual lunch date with a girlfriend but I'm okay with that. I keep on top of the inner workings of the family while Hubs works long hours and more often than not, my outings include my … [Read more...]

4 Beauty Looks Under 5 Minutes and $320 Giveaway #MarcelleMoms

marcelle cosmetics giveaway

As a mom to 5 I don’t always feel like I’m looking my best but when I head out to my daughters basketball games or the grocery store, I like to  feel like I’m put together without a lot of makeup. I prefer the more natural look and frankly I don’t … [Read more...]

Unique Gift of a Jord Wood Watch #ValentinesDay Giveaway #JordWatch


My father-in-law is a bit of a watch fanatic; like many have a shoe passion, he has a watch got-to-have-it passion. I see his point; arm candy definitely spruces up any outfit, from casual to formal. Giving unique gifts is a bit of a challenge but … [Read more...]

Enjoying my Favourite Magazines Right at Home with @NextIssueCanada


I have a love of reading. Before I had little ones I could barely tear myself away from a good book before reading it front to back in one sitting. Now that I have kids I find it hard to sit down with a thick novel and read much of anything before … [Read more...]

Turbo FAST Premieres Dec 24 and PS3 @NetflixCA Giveaway #NetflixNewYear


As a Netflix Family we spend a lot of time watching our favourites and are always eager to learn about new original series exclusive to Netflix. Tomorrow Netflix will be premiering the all new Turbo Fast series in the Crazy Fast episode featuring … [Read more...]

LeapPad Ultra Review Guest Post #SJHolidayGiftGuide

LeapFrog LeapPad Gift ideas for Kids 2013

Technology fills our lives, and the lives of our children. From computers to iPods and everything in between. As a parent, when my daughter, Charley (age 7) asked for a LeapPad Ultra for her 8th birthday, my first thought was “Another piece of … [Read more...]

Summer Infant Baby Touch Digital Video Monitor Giveaway


Being farmers we spend a lot of time outside in the yard tending to our animals, garden or other necessary seasonal chores around the acreage which makes it hard to feel secure about leaving baby inside during nap times.  I've gone through several … [Read more...]