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Christmas Crafts – 5 Easy Craft Ideas for the Christmas Season

christmas crafts

Christmas crafts are a great way to keep busy when it’s cold outside and get yourself into the spirit of the holidays. Perfect for filling your home with Christmas cheer, or giving away as a small handmade gift, an afternoon of making Christmas crafts is the perfect project to enjoy with your kids this month! […]

The Best Christmas Cookies – Recipe Round Up

christmas cookies

With the holiday season fast approaching, we hit our kitchens and tested numerous recipes for Christmas cookies. Our freezers are stocked with goodies as a result!! We also asked our circle of social media moms to share their tried-and-true recommendations for Christmas cookies (mom knows best when it comes to making cookies, right?!). Here is […]

Popular 2014 Christmas Gifts for Toddlers and Preschoolers -Our Review

leap band toddler gift ideas

Choosing appropriate Christmas gifts for toddlers and preschoolers can be a challenge. Children under five want to be acknowledged as big kids, but often do not have the skills to handle (and enjoy) big kid toys. To help you buy the right Christmas gifts for toddlers and preschoolers this year, we put numerous popular toys […]

Fabulous Find – Lost My Name Book (Review and Giveaway!)

Lost My Name Book

If you are looking for the most beautiful, extraordinary, personalized book for your child that you can have as a keepsake for years to come, then look no further than Lost My Name book! Along with our own love of our Lost My Name books, we keep hearing rave reviews from other moms who have […]

The Best Holiday Gift Ideas from Direct Sales Companies

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The holiday season is approaching, which means that you can expect to receive home-party invites and information from friends and family involved in direct sales. Rest assured, the days of the pushy Amway salesperson seem to be fading fast. In actuality, there are a lot of great companies that have chosen a direct sales business […]

Kidizoom SmartWatch Review

kidizoom smartwatch

Just when we thought that wearing a watch had become a thing of the past, Apple announced its SmartWatch concept. Then, vTech stepped in and created a SmartWatch specifically designed for kids. The vTech Kidizoom SmartWatch is getting great reviews as one of the top toys for the 2014 holiday season. Here’s what we think […]

Top 5 Hostess Gift Ideas

hostess gift ideas

November is here and it’s time for the holiday gatherings to begin. While not mandatory, many people feel that good etiquette means bringing a small thank you gift to the party for the hostess. An old fashioned concept? Perhaps. But always appreciated nonetheless. Here are our favourite hostess gift ideas for the holiday season: Hostess […]