Wednesday, April 24, 2019

DK's Big Ideas Simply Explained Series

DK Big ideas Simply Explained
The Big Ideas series from DK is available in a variety of topics such as religion, economics, psychology, philosophy, sociology, ecology and more. It explains hard to grasp ideas in simple ways with pictures, info-graphs, timelines, definitions, and creative typography. The format of the Big Ideas Simply Explained series is easy to navigate to learn about the different concepts on each of the topics. 

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Win DK findout! books of your choice

dk findout books
We enjoy books that are not only fun to read, but also educational. DK findout! books are an excellent way for children to get interested in topics that will be useful for their common knowledge. We like that DK is introducing topics that children will come across in their curriculum and beyond. The vibrant pictures, simple explanations, and facts make it easy to remember the main points of each topic. 

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Using Stencil and Textured Dimensional Paint for DIY Focal Wall

stencil art and deco art textured paint
Adding this textured stencil art instantly changed our space! We did this stencil art using the American decor tropical leaves and Americana Decor Texture in Meadow Green paint. Now, this space has a focal point and an added interest.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

We Are Knitters: Fun and Happiness in a kit

we are knitters kits
We Are Knittersan European based DIY knitting kit company has expanded into the Canadian marketplace. We Are Knitters encourages creativity and self-wellness through the art of knitting, as the benefits of knitting has been embraced as both a fashion trend and health practice. Knitting also helps reduce stress levels, exercise memory, combat hyperactivity, and increase overall happiness - read more about the benefits of crafts on my recent post.

Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures Hasbro Action Figures Giveaway

Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures Hasbro Action Figures
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Hasbro has created a line of force-filled figures inspired by Disney and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures, which will be loved by new Star Wars fans. Along with watching the new series of animated shorts that are posted each week on and the YouTube channel children will enjoy replaying and making their own stories inspired by their favourite Star Wars characters.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Importance of Crafts, Self-Care, and a Fun Novel

We have always felt the need to be "craftful" as both the process and product helps us relax, develop physical and cognitive skills, and it brings a feeling of happiness. We have dedicated a closet to hold our supplies as we believe crafts are therapeutic. We have always enjoyed crafts for its pleasure without worrying about the final product. 

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Winter Driving in the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature

Mazda CX-5 Signature 2019
The 2018 Mazda CX-5 had an exceptional design which made it one of the most successful models in its lineup. With the introduction of the 2019 CX-5 series, Mazda has taken this model to the next level by adding a Signature top-tier trim level and giving it a power-up by introducing a turbocharged SKYACTIV-G 2.5T engine similar to its big brother the CX-9.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Beauty of Canadian Wildlife in Winter at Parc Omega

parc omega in winter
Once you discover the fun at Parc Omega, you will want to visit every season and multiple times too, as it is very exciting for the entire family. Since the first time we stayed over and explored Parc Omega, we visited it again in the summer, and promised ourselves to check its beauty in winter.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Canadian Museum of Nature

Canadian Museum of Nature
Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa designed by chief architect David Ewart in 1912 was influenced by the Beaux Arts style. His design was inspired by features found in castles during the Romanesque and medieval styles of Europe, and has Tudor and Gothic features. This museum brings natural history to life through interactive displays, impressive artifacts, and live species. There is a lot to see and do at this museum, it is a place that will be enjoyed by every age group. 

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Experiencing 4DX at the Theatre

4DX at the Theatre
Have you ever felt like you want to be part of the movie or wished you were there or thought "what if I could smell the space as the actors describe beautiful scenes"? Well, we can almost do this now with 4DX, the immersive multi-sensory experience technology! We were thrilled to watch the release of Warner Bros "Lego Movie 2" in 4DX. 4DX auditorium incorporates motion-based seating that is synchronized with more than 20 different effects which allows the audience to connect with movies through motion, vibration, water, wind, snow, lightning, scents, and other special effects that enhance the visuals on-screen.