Any Time is Family Time with Netflix (and a giveaway!)

Any Time is Family Time with Netflix (and a giveaway!)

Posted by: on Jun 23, 2017 | No Comments
  "My kids will never have screen time." Be honest- before we became parents, we told ourself a lot of things. The reality is that life with kids isn't always easy or perfect. It's not as simple as we once imagined. Still- we'd never trade it for anything. The key is finding what works for our own families. As long as everyone is healthy, happy and (relatively) well-adjusted, then who cares about those hard-and-fast rules we once imagined would be part of our lives?  Screen time is part of Read more [...]
Book Magic and a Holiday Giveaway from Put Me In the Story

Book Magic and a Holiday Giveaway from Put Me In the Story

Posted by: on Nov 20, 2014 | 7 Comments
Anyone who knows me and anyone who has ever read my blog knows just how special books are to me. They always have been. They always will be. Growing up, some of my best friends in the world were the characters I met in books. It is so important to me to try to instil that same love for reading and for books in my own children as they grow. I absolutely LOVE when my daughter comes running to me with one of her many many books and asks, "Mommy, can you read this to me?". I will generally drop whatever Read more [...]
Book Review & Giveaway: The LAST Snowman

Book Review & Giveaway: The LAST Snowman

Posted by: on Feb 17, 2014 | 37 Comments
Publisher's Synopsis: From the kitchen window, a mother watches her teenage daughter build one last snowman in the fresh spring snow. The girl works hard, and with some help from her little brother, she constructs a dashing giant. But wet snow and gravity take their toll, leaving a young girl who has perhaps loved and lost for the very first time. My Review: As a mother of a 2-year-old, I have come to learn the art of savouring and appreciating even the most simple moments. The mundane and everyday Read more [...]
The Silent Wife: Penguin Canada’s #PenguinDelights Pick for December 13th

The Silent Wife: Penguin Canada’s #PenguinDelights Pick for December 13th

Posted by: on Dec 13, 2013 | No Comments
Today's featured book from Penguin Canada's #PenguinDelights Advent Calendar is The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison. I read this book over the summer, and I can still say with every conviction that this was one of the best books I have read all year! Deep, dark and psychologically thrilling. You can read my review here. Go check out Penguin Canada's Website for an awesome "Blockbuster" giveaway, including a copy of The Silent Wife. Oh, and you can also enter to win $750 in books! In Read more [...]
Penguin Daily Delights: December 4th

Penguin Daily Delights: December 4th

Posted by: on Dec 4, 2013 | No Comments
Today's featured Daily Delight from Penguin Canada is.... Right now, on the Penguin Canada website, you can enter to win a SIGNED COPY and then test your Orr knowledge with the Bobby Basics quiz! Enjoy, hockey fans! Read more [...]
Penguin Canada Daily Delights Contests #PenguinDelights

Penguin Canada Daily Delights Contests #PenguinDelights

Posted by: on Dec 4, 2013 | One Comment
Hi Everyone! I have some amazing news... I have been chosen as a Penguin Canada Star Blogger! Woohoo! On top of that, I have the honour of letting you all know about the awesome holiday campaign Penguin Canada is running: The December Daily Delights! Every day in the month of December, their website will have a different featured book in an advent-style calendar; there are contests to enter, prizes to be won, exclusive giveaways, and fun content like trivia and quizzes! At the end of the Read more [...]