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Showing posts with label review. Show all posts

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Make Your Own Holiday Gifts using Klutz Kits

klutz kit
It is always fun to make handmade gifts to present to friends and family. Holiday gifts that are made with love are more valued and treasured. My children and I love using Klutz Kits and have learned a variety of crafts using these Kits to get a better idea about a particular craft. These kits come with instructions and materials that make it easy to learn the craft and get to it right away! There is no need to look or shop for the tools and materials.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Helly Hansen Outdoor Winter Clothing for Children

Helly Hansen jacket
My son enjoys wearing his Helly Hansen Junior Progress Jacket. This jacket has Primaloft Insulation that gives the warmth and softness we all look for in winter jackets.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Disney Pixar Finding Dory in time for the holidays

Disney Pixar's Finding Dory, swims home just in time for the holidays. It is available on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere, and will be on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand November 15. It is lots of fun for everyone in the family to watch Dory's hilarious and heartwarming quest to find her family and continue the underwater adventure with hours of immersive bonus features.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

V-Tech and Hexbug Toys for the holidays

vtech kidizoom camera and watch
VTech has lots of entertaining and educational toys for children that would make fun holiday gifts. 

My children enjoy the VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX that totally welcomes our children into the digital age. This fully functional, multipurpose watch keeps children entertained, while teaching them how to read time and understand the concept in a fun way.

Friday, November 4, 2016

365 Things To Do With LEGO Bricks

365 Things To Do With LEGO Bricks
Books make wonderful gifts for our loved ones and friends anytime of the year, especially for the holidays. The Holiday Gift Book Selection at DK Canada has a wide selection to suite everyone's taste. My children are LEGO fans and the LEGO book, 365 Things to do with LEGO Bricks, unleashes their imagination and gives them lots of creative ideas on how to use a variety of LEGO bricks to create unique pieces. 

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Rubik's Spark an electronic take on the Iconic Cube

The game masters at Rubik's have created an electronic cube with six games for children age 6 to 11. This high-tech game platform uses lights, sounds, and "Bubble Control" Technology to challenge the players. 

Learning to Cook Yourself Young

cook yourself young cookbook
Cook Yourself Young written by Elizabeth Peyton-Jones is a simple to understand, useful book to have. Since the food we eat and our body is connected, what we eat makes a big difference on how we feel. If we want to feel fresh, awake, vibrant, and inspired then we have to watch what we eat! A balanced diet and exercise is fundamental to keep our body healthy.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Western Union's Convenient Mobile Money Transfer App

western union app
The Western Union Company has launched an app in Canada that makes it convenient to send money instantly, anytime to anywhere in the world in just a few clicks. We find Western Union's sophisticated physical and digital money transfer methods are an easy, trusted way to send money to anyone domestically or abroad.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Compact Chamberlain Universal Mini Garage Door Remote

Chamberlain Universal Mini Garage Door Remote
Recently, we shared how we brought our garage door to life using the Chamberlain MyQ Garage Door Controller that we find very handy. When we use the app to close the garage door it makes a loud beeping sound to warn that it is closing, and we feel that this sound can attract attention. However, when using the new Chamberlain Universal Mini Garage Door Remote to close the garage door it does not make the warning sound since we are physically close by.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

N-Strike Elite Hyper-Fire Blaster and Giveaway

N-Strike Elite Hyper-Fire Blaster
Nerf N-Strike Elite line of blaster is a fun toy for children over 8 years as well as adults! We enjoy playing with this fastest firing Nerf dart blaster, N-Strike Elite Hyper-Fire Blaster, as it allows us to shoot darts at a higher speed and aim for longer distance.

The Compact Smooth 2017 Mazda CX-3

2017 Mazda CX-3
We were able to truly go "zoom zoom" on this new 2017 Mazda CX-3. We enjoyed its smooth performance as we test drove it. It is a compact vehicle with all the features we need and more. It was perfect for our family of four for everyday use. There was enough cargo space for grocery shopping and small trips. 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Catalyst Case for the iPad Mini

When making an investment in tech products for the family to use, it is best to ensure that we prevent the device from getting damaged. In the case of tablets such as the iPad, putting a case that allows us to use it carefree gives us a peace of mind. We tested a Catalyst Case on our iPad Mini 4, and found it to have both pros and cons.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Win your own PLAYMOBIL NHL Prize Pack

playmobil nhl
Young NHL fans over five years will feel excited to celebrate the 2016 World Cup of Hockey that happened in Toronto this year with these new PLAYMOBIL NHL® products. My son enjoyed playing with the PLAYMOBIL figures, and imagining the games as his customized the athletes to compete.

Monday, September 26, 2016

We Enjoyed Priority Allergens Free Enjoy Life Products

enjoy life food
We have been enjoying a variety of Enjoy Life Foods such as cookies, snack bars, chocolate bars, baking chocolate, baking mixes, seed and fruit mixes, and lentil-based chips called Plentils. These gluten free products are also milk, all nuts, egg, fish, shellfish, sesame, mustard, crustaceans, wheat, sulfites, and soy free. I like that these snacks are school friendly, and perfect to take on-the-go to give us the energy boost we need to get through the day without compromising taste.  

Friday, September 16, 2016

How to Decorate a Notebook with Duct Tape and Giveaway

Decorate the Notebook with Duct Tape
Richela Fabian Morgan has shared this tutorial on how we can decorate notebooks using duct tape. Fabian Morgan is the author of the Duct Tape Series Books: Tape It and Make It, Tape It and Make More, Tape It and Wear It, and Duct Tape Bags. The photographs and instructions below are courtesy of Fabian Morgan author of the Duct Tape Series Books. 

Keeping Fit with Gaiam

gaiam yoga bag
Keeping ourselves fit and motivated during the change of seasons is very important. I like the inspiring, fun and fashionable line of fitness accessories available at Gaiam, as it helps us to refresh our routine. We can challenge ourselves either in the fitness studio or at home with accessories that feature functionality, restorative properties and diversity. 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Duct Tape Pencil Case

duct tape pencil case
Richela Fabian Morgan has shared this tutorial on how we can make a pencil case using duct tape. Fabian Morgan is the author of the Duct Tape Series Books: Tape It and Make It, Tape It and Make More, Tape It and Wear It, and Duct Tape Bags. The photographs and instructions below are courtesy of Fabian Morgan author of the Duct Tape Series Books. 

Monday, September 5, 2016

SwimZip Long Sleeve Rash Guard

swimzip swimwear rashguard
When looking for swimwear, it is getting crucial that we look for clothing that protects our skin from getting damaged by harmful UV rays. It is much easier to get sunburnt in North America within the few months of warm weather, so taking precautions to minimize sun exposure is quite important. We like to choose swimwear that provides more coverage and protection.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thoughts on LEGO books: I Love That MINIFIGURE and NEXO Knights

My children enjoy looking through the pictures, and reading DK LEGO books. Recently, they enjoyed two books in DK's collection of LEGO books. Here are their thoughts about The Book of Knights and I Love That MINIFIGURE.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Stylish Back to School Selection at Hallmark Canada

back to school hallmark products
Pretty stationary and journals make us happy! We find these cute items to be an inspiration for our DIY, home decor, and craft projects. Hallmark has a beautiful collection that will suit everyone's taste in time for back to school.