List of Canadian Children’s Book Publishers

List of Canadian Children's Book Publishers

When I published my first book Boredom Busters, I did extensive research into who in Canada publishes children’s books.  I have compiled a List of Canadian Children’s Book Publishers here as a go-to resource for anyone wanted to pitch, query, and/or submit a manuscript to a Canadian publisher… List of Canadian Children’s Book Publishers Aside: I […]

Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway

Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway

Getting and giving holiday cards is one of my favourite holiday traditions. And yes – paper form and by mail please (I have an explanation about this below). Time to order your cards and this Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway will make holiday card giving a whole lot easier… So why send paper holiday cards? I […]

10 Crafts For Kids

10 Crafts For Kids

I love to bust kid boredom with crafts (keeps them busy and off screens n’est pas?!). Here is a round-up of 10 Crafts For Kids which will keep kids busy.  Each of these 10 Crafts For Kids is  inexpensive and encourages recycling things around the house. See my notes below on age recommendations…   Shameless plug: My […]

Cheerios Effect Giveaway

Cheerios Effect Giveaway

It’s funny where our natural connections take us. Meeting someone special might lead to a family. Meeting a like-minded parent might lead to a playdate. Meeting someone with a great idea might lead to a business opportunity. This Cheerios Effect Giveaway is inspired by how Parent Club connected me to you…   The Cheerios Effect is a […]

Fisher-Price Giveaway!

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Giveaway

Holiday gift. Birthday gift. Gift just because. Fisher-Price has always been my trusted go-to for gift to a lil’ one (heck – my house is FULL of Fisher-Price toys because they are simply my son’s favourite). This Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Giveaway will be the perfect gift to give for one lucky Parent Club […]

Chicago #NikonMOMents

Chicago

This past weekend my family drove (through 3 states!) to Chicago for a wedding. 7 people in a minivan for 10 hours with one 30 minute rest stop. Did I mention one of those people was a three year old?! Let’s just say the trip had a balance of entertainment and exhaustion. Here are my […]

Meringue Ghosts

Meringue Ghosts

These meringue ghosts are fang-tastic! This recipe is seriously easy and perfect for your next coffin coffee break. These little devils…er…I mean ghosts…are crunchy on the outside and super sweet and chewy on the inside.  If you want to be the Ghostess with the mostess this Halloween – you have to try these meringue ghosts… Meringue Ghosts Note: […]

Sensitive Skin Laundry Pack Giveaway

Tide Pods Sensative Skin Giveaway

My daughter has very sensitive skin – poor girl has had itches and redness and discomfort for months. Our doctor recommended she avoid fragrances, use gentle soap, and wash her clothes with skin sensitive detergent. If you (or someone in your family) has sensitive skin – then this Sensitive Skin Laundry Pack Giveaway is for you! Help soothe […]

How To Wear An Infinity Scarf

How to wear infinity scarf with snaps

This is not sponsored. It’s not branded. It’s sharing my favourite fall style find: my new infinity scarf with snaps. I bought it on Etsy from a Canadian seller (shop local people!). And because multi-functional fashion is a busy gal’s best friend…here’s a quick How To Wear An Infinity Scarf With Snaps tutorial… I had been looking for […]

Hearty Chicken & Veggie Salad

Hearty Chicken & Veggie Salad

Dinner in under 15 minutes. Yes, it is possible! I created this Hearty Chicken & Veggie Salad recipe as a go-to full meal for those nights of soccer practice/late night work/school recital/*insert busy family activity here*. It is fast, delicious, and healthy. And made in under 15 minutes…. Hearty Chicken & Veggie Salad   Print […]