Easy, Delicious Lunches for Back To School #WhatsCooking

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There is just one more week until my kids go back to school. One more week of slack bed times, beach instead of bath, and over all relaxing lazyness. Though they're getting every last bit of relaxation out of these last few days.  I'm in planning mode. Meal Planning~Routine Planning~Lunch Box Planning Now, I will be the first to admit that I am beyond grateful that my kids have a full cafeteria, one that I don't have to order in advance for. … [Read more...]

Keep Your Wheels Safe with Master Lock Keyed Cable Lock

master lock

Summer is almost over, and school about to begin. Do your kids ride their bikes to school? We live just a tad too far for an early morning bike ride, but for the evening events, we like to take our wheels that are human powered rather than gas powered. Biking was the popular way to get from point A to point B when I was a kid...and I'm happy to see the sport (and awesome form of transportation) is making a come back. As I said, our school is … [Read more...]

Send the Kids Back To School with Crayola


*Please note, the following contest is open to residents of Canada* It's quite possibly one of the best feelings out there.  Breaking into a brand new box of Crayola crayons.  Sliding them out of the top of the box, and making that first mark with them... Staying inside the lines, or not.  Maybe there aren't any lines.  Either way.  Brand new Crayola crayons are one of lifes really good things. It is the only brand I buy.  Really, truly. … [Read more...]

Taking Back Bedtime #ONatural

Orange Naturals

It was a gradual process. First he would wake up a bit late.  9am... 10am... 11am... Then he would have trouble sleeping that night.  Not drifting off until 1am... 2am... 4am... Just like that he mixed up his clocks.  Similar to when he was an infant, and mixed up day from night.  My 10 year old has done it all over again... and yes. It's kinda my fault. I mean, he does come of it honestly. If I don't have to work in the morning, … [Read more...]

Step Right Up: How to Plan a Circus Themed Birthday Party

vintage circus arena, with striped red and white lines

Does your child love the circus?  Step right up and throw him or her a Big Top bash full of larger-than-life party details and loads of fun!  Jennifer Carver, crew member of Spaceships and Laser Beams, is sharing ideas for party invitations, circus themed decorations, and refreshments meant for the "greatest show on earth".  So let's get this party started!   First, set the stage for a really fun Big Top celebration by sending … [Read more...]

I’m Not Really Missing In Action….

I"m just stuck in summer mode... and having trouble keeping my thoughts all going in the same direction. I know I've been a bit distant lately... I promise, it's not you, it's me. See, I've met someone else...her name is Tupperware and she has taken over my life..and my home. And I love it. I've been an Independant Tupperware Consultant for all of 4 months, and I've already stepped up to Manager. I'm building a team of fantastic … [Read more...]

Royal or Rebel? Find out with Ever After High™

Royal or Rebel

*Please note - this giveaway is open to residents of Canada excluding Quebec* When I was a little girl I was busy.  I remember not being able to sit down...spinning around and around and around until I fell over with dizziness.  I loved moving, and running and playing.  I played with trucks and dolls and never actually conformed to be a certain type. That non-conformity has followed me all through life. I have never fallen in with one … [Read more...]

Summer Desserts should be FROZEN!

Frozen Dessert

I had the best of intentions... I was going to make these spactacular looking Frozen Chocolate Souffles from the Kraft Canada website...  they were going to be epic, and my kids were going to bow down to the amazing desserts that this momma makes.  But I wandered.  I didn't follow the directions, instead throwing a twist here and a replacement there... See, I didnt have any chocolate pudding, so I figured ice cream would work instead.  I mean... … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #LetsDoPicnic Twitter Party July 29th @ 8pm EST


We're half way through the summer, and the BBQ's are in full swing. Not a weekend goes by that the grill isn't flipped on and the burgers and hot dogs get a nice char. It's summer. And we're squeezing every last drop of sunlight out of it!  So what better way to keep the party going but with an epic Twitter party with  @MapleLeafFoods, @PepsiCanada, @LaysCanada, @TostitosCanada and @WonderBreadCA.  The party doesn't get much bigger than … [Read more...]

Cedar Plank Salmon on the BBQ – #KidApprovedMeals

Walmart Family

I love to eat fresh fish! I love it so much that almost every time our family dines out for dinner, a meal served with fish is what I order. Why only when we order out you ask? Because my family doesn’t like fish. There, I said it. Unless I’m cooking dinner for one, fish doesn’t meet my grill. Insert pouting mama face here. Adding fish to our menu would be such a treat for me! Not only is it a very healthy and lean protein, but it … [Read more...]

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