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Gift Guide 2016, Gifts for Kids, Reviews/Giveaways

Christmas With The Gro Company! #GIVEAWAY

It seems everyone I know is pregnant or just had a baby. I wont lie, I love every minute of it. We are done having babies but when I see one I just need to snuggle them. I really like to put thought into gifts for babies. Here is my thing, we all know how many things are out there and how overwhelming it can be, so I like to go practical. I know BORING, but I figure when they are older I can get them the drum set! The Gro-suit has been specially designed to be used with a Grobag Baby Sleep  ...

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Pangea Products Are Bringing It This Holiday Season #GIVEAWAY

As mentioned before I have many kids to buy for and of course hubby. I have learned many things over the years, that my boys love anything that ahs to do with hockey or Star Wars. I personally know nothing about either, but when I gift them things that contain to either, I get mom of the year! So you know who is getting SUPER MOM of the year? Yup this girl right here! Check out some fun items I received from Pangea Brands! They have so many cool items that will rock your socks off. So let  ...

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Gift Guide 2016, Gifts for Kids, Reviews/Giveaways

Little Passports – Early Explorers Kit

My oldest has received some pretty cool subscription boxes. Anything that encourages some screen free time and gets their minds thinking is amazing if you ask me. This year for Christmas I wanted to give my youngest something special. I did my research and there were no special toys he asked, there was nothing much to be honest, so when I found Little Passports I knew I needed to learn more. Little Passports is a new adventure each month! Once you pick which plan you would like the fun is  ...

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Feeding My Yarn Addiction with YARN CRUSH!

Hi, My name is Julie and I am addicted to Yarn!   The best part of this yarn addiction is that I have several enablers, and I love it!!  One of my enablers is my husband, he is always supportive of my love of yarn.  BUT, a new enabler just entered my life and I must say I am sure they will be keeping me away from any Yarn-aholic Anonymous Meetings, if they even exist at all!!  My new enabler is YARN CRUSH and I am in LOVE! Yarn Crush is a premium knit and crochet yarn subscription box.  How  ...

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Pete’s Dragon on Digital HD and Blu-ray

Oh yes Pete’s Dragon is now available on Digital HD and Blu-Ray! Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford), a woodcarver, delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. His daughter Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard) believes these are just tall tales, until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley), a 10-year-old orphan who says he lives in the woods with a giant, friendly dragon. With help from a young girl named Natalie (Oona Laurence), Grace  ...

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Gift Guide 2016, Reviews/Giveaways, Stocking Stuffers

Riso Gallo – Traditional Risotto Rices and Ready to Eat Risottos

If we are being honest I love to eat but hat to cook. The whole task always takes so long, then there is the mess then I hear the I don’t like that comment. I have been working harder on preparing nice meals for my family and when I find products that offer me great flavour without hassle I am hooked! Let me introduce you to Riso Gallo! For six generations, Riso Gallo (the name of the brand internationally) has united families around the table in more than 77 countries around the  ...

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Gift Guide 2016, Gifts for Kids, Gifts for the Family, Reviews/Giveaways, Stocking Stuffers

Fun Toys for My Boys

With two VERY active boys and four nephews we are always looking for fun things. Being a blogger I am very blessed to be able to check out different toys and products that I can share with my crew. This year I was sent some items from Incredible Novelties. I was impressed because these aren’t your typical toys, but instead encourage and support creative thinking! My youngest has a very weak grip on his pencil and we have been working on his fine motor. Finding things that help with  ...

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Gift Guide 2016, Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Reviews/Giveaways

Get Cooking with Cast iron – La Cocotte from Staub

Holidays and cooking seem to go hand in hand. I swore I would always order in or go out when I was younger, but as I got older I began to really enjoy being in the kitchen. The smells, the tastes and various gadgets always made it more enjoyable. My dad loves cast iron but I honestly don’t know much about it. Slowly I am learning more and more, but my favourite part is the natural heat retention and redistribution. Did you know that cast iron is Naturally Non-stick? When you have  ...

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Gift Guide 2016, Gifts for Kids, Gifts for the Family, Reviews/Giveaways, Stocking Stuffers

The BFG – Big Friendly Giant Now On Blu-ray

The last couple weeks my class has been reading The BFG and we have all fallen in love with the various characters and story. I wasn’t sure at first if it was for me but after the first couple of chapters I was hooked. Sophie is a courageous young girl who finds herself in a a strange place, Giant Country! There she makes friends with a gentle and charming Big Friendly Giant who shows her all of the wonders and perils of the place he calls home. Watch the magic unfold before your  ...

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