Back to Basics: 3 Fun Party Ideas

With cooler weather upon us, it's nice to warm up with a family-friendly party. If you don't have a birthday coming up, celebrate a special occasion. Choose a theme, serve some hot drinks and put up some decorations to create a festive atmosphere. Set a budget, and pick up your party supplies at the discount store. Remember, the idea is to have fun. Here are three party ideas to get you started. 1. Cookie Swap Having a holiday open house or a … [Read more...]

Rabbids Toys for Christmas!


Still looking for that perfect toy for your little gamer?  I know...there is a never ending supply of gaming gifts that we all just love to have.  But these Rabbids toys, I have got to say, they take the cake.  A TV show and a video game, Rabbids have been a popular choice for years!  And this year they have a whole new line of toys to choose from! No, the toys wont give your on screen character a new super power.  But you will find them in … [Read more...]

A Holiday Brunch on a Well Planned Budget with Walmart & Flipp


'Tis the season for eating with friends and family.  Really, that is what we do during the holidays right?  We eat, chat, munch, gab, talk and then...well, we eat some more!  It seems to go hand in hand with all major holidays.  Gathering around the table and breaking bread with the ones we love. Sometimes those meals could be big and all inclusive... other ones small and intimate with just the closest of close friends.  And the best ones, … [Read more...]

Stocking Stuffers from Hasbro!

Hasbro Stocking Stuffers

Santa certainly has his work cut out for him.  Filling all of those stockings with toys and treats for so many boys and girls!  I wonder just how he keeps all those kids wants (and needs!) straight!  At my house Santa brings an array of things for the stockings.  In the tow we usually find a large orange, followed by all those delightful holiday candies.  But you can't get through the entire stocking without finding at least a few toys! I … [Read more...]

Gifts for your Kitty Cats!

Gift Ideas For Kitty Cats

Our little furbabies need presents too!  And since we got our furbaby Pixel last year (December 21st!) we'll not only be celebrating Christmas (and my son's birthday) but also the anniversary of her joining our family. Pixel is a very well behaved kitty.  Actually...far better behaved then my boys!  If you don't count the gifts she's already unwrapped or the paper towel she's shredded.   If you're looking for gifts for your … [Read more...]

Be Sure To Have A Back Up Plan This Winter


We know it’s coming…the snow I mean.  Here in Atlantic Canada we just know that before long we will be blinded by the glare of snow… We will not be able to see the road past the snow banks and having a shovel in the trunk of your car is a requirement.  East Coast winters are damp and dreary and full of precipitation.  That’s why having a back-up plan is integral to life in the east. Canadian Tire knows all to well what winter is like here.  … [Read more...]

Sonic Boom! Watch Sonic the Hedgehog Saturday Mornings on the Cartoon Network!


Saturday morning cartoons are alive and well, and Sonic Boom! Sonic The Hedgehog's fantastic animated series on The Cartoon Network proves it!  This show is a hit with the kids and as the series continues into 2015, it's sire to get more and more exciting. But lets not get ahead of ourselves. This Saturday morning (December 6th) at 7am ET/PT watch The Cartoon Network as Sonic Boom airs a brand new episode! Sonic Boom! Eggheads … [Read more...]

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