An Educational Gift Idea for Kids

I’m always on the hunt for a unique and educational gift idea for kids. When I discovered Marmalade books, a unique book subscription, I was intrigued to learn more. Once received, I knew immediately that it would have to be listed on my Gift Ideas page for all parents to learn about. When I received the Middle Grade Box, I immediately thought of my daughter as she absolutely adores reading books! In fact, today on the way to school, we were chatting about her 30 minutes of daily “reading homework”. Her response was, “Mom, really it shouldn’t be called homework … Continue reading

The William Ashley Warehouse Sale: A Shopper’s Dream!

William Ashley Warehouse Sale

If you are located in the GTA, the William Ashley Warehouse Sale is a must for shoppers! Not only is there a wide range of gifts for everyone in the family, but there are also some amazing deals up to 90% off! This year, would you believe that the William Ashley Warehouse Sale is celebrating their 40th Year! I remember my first time at the William Ashley Warehouse Sale. I was newly married and we had just purchased our first home. In combination with the fact that I am a deal seeker and I was newly married, made me double … Continue reading

Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Crafts, Clothing and MORE!

Father’s Day is quickly approaching and because many of us struggle with what to give to our own Dads as well as the father of our children, I thought I would pull together some ideas for you to think about. Some Dads are simple and some Dads are so simple, it is impossible to come up with Father’s Day Gift Ideas for them. Which one do you have? If you have a Dad who takes pride in the way his car or bike looks, be sure to check out these amazing Car Wash Mitts and Car Polishing Cloths. They are … Continue reading

Let’s Celebrate Spring with Some Spring Gifts {Giveaway}

Spring with Hallmark

Who doesn’t love Spring? I’ve been looking up at the gorgeous blue skies that we have been experiencing lately, smelling the warmer air and dreaming of the days of seeing green and not having to wear snow boots to the bus stop! My favourite part about spring, other than the warmer weather, is seeing all of the nature start to bloom again. It truly is a refreshing time of year. Don’t you find yourself energized when you realize that we are leaving all of the snow and ice behind? Hallmark Canada also loves to celebrate spring! I always enjoy seeing … Continue reading

Chocolate Gingerbread Crunch Cookies – Mason Jar Cookie Mix #FeelGoodHoliday {Giveaway & FREE Printable}

Chocolate Gingerbread Crunch Cookies - Mason Jar Cookie Mix

Mason jars have become quite trendy as of late, would you not agree? Here is a gift that you could give a teacher, a hostess, a neighbour or a bus driver: a Mason Jar Cookie Mix. Your children can help you put this simple gift together or you can whip it up quite quickly on your own. Either way, it makes a perfect gift for many different people in your life. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Makes: 48 cookies Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup Nature’s Path Love Crunch® … Continue reading

Fun in a Box with Curiosity Box: A Subscription Box for Kids

Subscription Box for Kids

It isn’t very often that I come across a Gift Idea that I KNOW every single child would love to receive. What child doesn’t love to receive mail? Do you know one? I certainly don’t. My children ask me every single day when I pick up the mail with them whether or not there is something for them. Curiosity Box is a subscription box for kids! When my son discovered that there was mail for him and not only was it mail, but it was a BOX with his name on it, saying that he was thrilled is an understatement! … Continue reading

Give a Gift This Holiday that EVERYONE Can Use! {Giveaway}

Swap Gift Cards

Why not give a Gift Card because even if you choose the wrong place……. What if I told you that there was a way to SWAP GIFT CARDS?! The good news is there IS a way and you can purchase Gift Cards at this one stop shop too! I have used this service and the process is SO simple to follow… To Purchase a New Gift Card: OR To Sell Your Gift Cards: See?! How easy is that? After the holidays are over, if you received gift cards that you will not use OR if you would rather have a … Continue reading

Gift Ideas for Preschoolers: Caillou Toys

Caillou Toys

I never really thought when I had kids that they would be watching what I watched when I was younger. Hearing familiar songs and catch phrases being sung from my kids makes me warm and fuzzy knowing I can relate to what they are watching. Can you believe Caillou is 25 years old? It doesn’t seem like that long ago I was watching him and now my little toddler is and loving every minute. Seeing him light up when he watches that little 4 year old Caillou who is just full of adventure makes me smile. His imagination can make … Continue reading

Cool Kid and Trendy Tots Gift Ideas

Gifts Made Easy

Do you struggle with Gift Ideas for everyone on your list during the holiday season? I kid you not, you could literally cover everyone on your list by visiting a Shoppers Drug Mart location! Each location has in-store sales, promotions & exclusive holiday gifts sets available from November 12th to December 25th (for those last minute folks). Not only does Shoppers Drug Mart carry a large variety of gifts for everyone on your list, but you can also earn Shoppers Optimum Points on almost every purchase AND most stores are open late for your shopping convenience. I know I often … Continue reading

Knock Knock Door Banner Giveaway

Knock Knock Oct Giveaway

Knock Knock Banners offers beautiful personalized banners for babies, kids and adults. They have a variety of designs, themes and sizes for all occasions. Would your child love to see their name on their bedroom door? Knock Knock Banner’s custom Bedroom Door Banners are personalized with your child’s name and depending on the design their age, month and year of birth can be added. They are printed on lightweight material and are easily hung on any door. The colors will not fade and will last for years to come. These customized and personalized door banners are a very reasonable price … Continue reading