Treats for Toys is back!


We try to make a point of donating regularily throughout the year but even more so during the holiday. We always make sure to bring a toy to the local toy drive, drop a few items in the food bank bin on the way out of the grocery store but by far our favourite way to give during the holidays is … [Read more...]

#stopCOMPAREnting real life vs. the highlight reel


  Let's face it, this parenting gig is hard and not one of us has it down to perfection all of the time, so let's get real with each other here. StopCOMPAREnting! To celebrate the real side of parenting – the one we don’t always see through our social media feeds – the Quaker brand is … [Read more...]

The Best Black Friday Deals from Best Buy


This is what my evening looked like last night. 'Tis the season to snuggle by the fireplace with a glass of wine in one hand and sharpie in the other, ready to circle all the items that I have on my pile of Christmas wish lists. Lucky for me, the Best Buy Black Friday Sale flyer was a whopping 24 … [Read more...]

The Future looks fine with the Future of Play

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Battlesnap Sewer Slam Deluxe Battle Game

I'm always excited to see what's new in the world of toys and there's no better time than Christmas to really see what's out there for the little ones. I find that boys toys really stand the test of time, as some of the same toys my brother played with growing up, my own boys are playing with now. … [Read more...]

Send Holiday Greetings Near and Far with Tiny Prints

Tiny prints luminous snowfall

There are so many tasks to complete for the holidays, but the good news is they are usually pretty fun so they don't seem too daunting. From decorating the house to baking treats I love each job as long as I stay on schedule and things don't start piling up. One of my favourite things to check off … [Read more...]

What’s Hot from Hexbugs for the Holidays


  A couple of years ago I was feeling stumped on something to get my boys for Christmas that was a little different. With three boys all close in age I felt like they had a lot of the same toys and needed something they hadn't seen before. A friend suggested Hexbugs and another chimed in … [Read more...]

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