Learning with Team UmiZoomi and Back to Basics with Netflix

Learning with Team UmiZoomi and Back to Basics with Netflix

Posted by: on Sep 30, 2014 | No Comments
Well back-to-school month has ended. You made it! While we're not really at that stage in our home, we do make sure to incorporate as much learning as we can into our play and free time. This is especially true for screen time for our toddler. September brought us some pretty nasty colds and ear infections which meant quite a bit more screen time than we're used to, but that's okay because it meant lots of added cuddle time too. (Perfect since October is baby month, and we will be losing our Read more [...]
Book Review: The Rise & Fall of Great Powers

Book Review: The Rise & Fall of Great Powers

Posted by: on Sep 29, 2014 | No Comments
  Publisher's Synopsis: Following one of the most critically acclaimed fiction debuts in years, New York Times bestselling author Tom Rachman returns with a brilliant, intricately woven novel about a young woman trying to piece together the puzzle of her mysterious childhood.Tooly Zylberberg, the American owner of an isolated bookshop in the Welsh countryside, conducts a life full of reading, but with few human beings. Books are safer than people, who might ask awkward questions about Read more [...]
Final Countdown to Baby

Final Countdown to Baby

Posted by: on Sep 22, 2014 | No Comments
The final countdown is on! 36 days (or less?!) until my little dude makes his entrance into the world). This mama has gone into full nesting mode (and so has Daddy by proxy due to mama's limited movement from SPD pain). Little miss is now sleeping in her big girl bed like a princess! (I can't believe she's going to be my "big one" soon- she's still so little!) She loves hugging and kissing my belly on a multiple-time-per-day basis. She sings to her brother and tells her she loves him and Read more [...]
Book Review: One Plus One

Book Review: One Plus One

Posted by: on Sep 12, 2014 | No Comments
  Publisher's Synopsis:   One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story from the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before YouAmerican audiences have fallen in love with Jojo Moyes. Ever since she debuted Stateside she has captivated readers and reviewers alike, and hit the New York Times bestseller list with the word-of-mouth sensation Me Before You. Now, with One Plus One, she’s written another contemporary opposites-attract Read more [...]
Review & Giveaway: Beados

Review & Giveaway: Beados

Posted by: on Sep 11, 2014 | 29 Comments
Hello out there! I have some more exciting new toys I can't wait to share with all of you! Introducing Beados: an arts and crafts line that has already wowed kids and parents in places like Australia and the U.S. and is now being launched in Canada from Moose Toys and Red Planet Group! In just 3 simple steps, kids can create their own Beados worlds with beads that stick together with just a spray of WATER! No glue, no mess! Using including templates (or creating their own), kids can design Read more [...]