Teaching Children the importance of giving During the Holidays

Every day there are opportunities to teach our children. As parents we are constantly being watched by them and without knowing it, our actions speak to them. A few months back we walked past a homeless man while we were shopping. The man was bundled up trying to stay warm with a small sign askingContinue Reading …

Hasbro has Something for Everyone on your List

Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? I just started mine as I had a bit of a late start this year. I use to have it all done before the kids even went back to school. But the problem with that is I would often pick things up and forget where I hid them.Continue Reading …

Pomegranate Glazed Turkey Thigh Roast for the Holidays #TurkeyTraditions Giveaway

It is never too early to start planning your Christmas dinner. Many items on our table need to be prepared ahead of time so I like to get a jump start on it. Plus I love to get a great deal when shopping. If you have been to the grocery store lately you may haveContinue Reading …

Hallmark Holiday Gifts & Decor Giveaway

If I were to describe my Christmas decor style you could say it looks like a bit of everything. I love the classic decor with red, green and white but also love the silver and gold sparkle. I have some items my mom gave to me over the years, mixed in with some handmade goodiesContinue Reading …

Ooey Gooey Santa Cookies Recipe

We are starting our Christmas baking and the kids are thrilled! We have a variety of family recipes we like to make every year to enjoy and to share. Plus if he is lucky, Santa may get some of these on his travels on Christmas eve. This year we are adding a new cookie toContinue Reading …

Give Mom an Experience Gift She will Love Forever (Giveaway)

Last week I was watching one of the local morning shows. They were talking about what to give and not give for gifts this holiday season. I found their recommendations very interesting. Do not give cash, but give gift cards or experiences. The reasoning was, cash is not personal. There is no thought or personalizationContinue Reading …

Support the Kellogg’s Rice Krispies #TreatsForToys program Giveaway

This time of year there is no shortage of charities for people to support. If you are in a position to give, it is always a nice time of year to help others. One of my favourite programs to support this time of year is the Kellogg’s Rice Krispies #TreatsForToys program. The nice thing about this oneContinue Reading …

Create Magic this Holiday Season with the #CrayolaMagicSceneCreator Giveaway

I always see parents commenting about how they were more into playing, drawing and reading when they were kids. Many people seem to think that children today do nothing but sit on the computer playing games or watch TV. My children have a happy balance or being outdoors, playing indoors and being online. I thinkContinue Reading …