Preparing for the Holidays with a Toddler

The holidays are a pretty magical time in the eyes of a toddler.  Neighbourhoods become enchanted with lights and decorations.  The thought of Santa puts their minds at wonder and his arrival creates anticipation that is only found once a year. This year is the first year where our three-year-old, Reese, is starting to understand a bit more about what Christmas is all about.  Although flights have been booked to visit family, leading up to … [Read more...]

Sweet Noel

The holidays are officially here. I’m excited to share my recent partnership with Lowe’s on how I went from having a collection of hand me down holiday pieces to having a complete collection that is sweet as it’s name. Sweet Noel  is fun for the kids but with a vintage twist, brings out the kid in all of us. And since we know kids = no time, Lowe’s has pulled it all together for us for easy decorating! Follow Lowe’s on social media / Facebook … [Read more...]

Meet BB-8™ – the app-enabled Droid™

Star Wars 7 - The Force Awakens is about to hit theatres, and I know many of you are already holding those movie tickets close.  But did you know that their is one special toy that is sure to be a hit this Holiday season... Check out the new Sphero BB-8™ - the app-enabled Droid™.   For STAR WARS fans, and the young at heart... The BB8! It is truly one of THE TOP TOYS of the SEASON.  Why?  Because it's cool.   Meet BB-8™ - the … [Read more...]

Kellogg’s #TreatsForToys Giveaway

  As you may remember, I am working with Kellogg's this Holiday season to help spread the word about the #TreatsforToys campaign.  I shared with you a few weeks ago about the treats that I created... and it was so much fun putting them together.  I'm actually planning an evening with my kids this weekend where we can make a few more toys and share them on social media.  It is such an easy way to give back. Share your Rice Krispies toy … [Read more...]

Get Creative with Crayola this Christmas

Santa was always very generous to me when I was small.  I remember each year I would receive a small locked box, a diary with a key, new coloring books and a brand new box of Crayola crayons.  After the excitement of the day I would pick up my new treasures and head off to my room.  I would protect that brand new box of crayons.  I would hide it from my younger sister...sometimes - it even made it's way into that locked box. Each and every year … [Read more...]

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