I’m Sleep Deprived #OrangeIsTheNewBlack #StreamTeam


I used to count down the minutes until 8pm, when the kids would get off to bed and we could enjoy some kid-free time. The eight o’clock bedtime allowed for the usual “Can I have a drink?” and “I can’t sleep!” and “He/She is bugging me!” that we heard from every kid every night, and […]

Choosing Health Over Convenience #StreamTeam

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I grew up in a house where my Mom made things from scratch. She didn’t buy a lot of prepackaged food and she has always grown her own vegetables and canned or froze what she grew. We didn’t eat low fat anything and eating a restaurant of any kind was rare. We even bought milk […]

Win a Disney Prize Pack from Shaw {Canada}


My daughter has been asking for a later bedtime for quite some time, and seeing as she’s nearly 10 years old I thought I should at least consider her request. I asked her to put in writing what bedtime she wanted, why she felt she should be able to stay up later and what she […]

Sharing my Favourite TV Moments on Beamly


I am a work at home Mom with four children. I routinely read children’s books and have lengthy discussions about Star Wars and Judy Moody, and I have spent countless hours watching cartoons and children’s programming on television. My husband works long hours doing physical work and when he comes home he just wants to […]

Win a Netflix Turbo Fast Prize Pack {Canada}

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If you loved the movie “Turbo” you will be thrilled to share Turbo FAST with your children. Turbo FAST is not another Turbo movie, it is a new Netflix series! This way you and the kids can enjoy new Turbo stories every time you turn on Netflix. “Turbo FAST” is an outrageous, high-octane ensemble comedy […]

You will never be bored with Netflix #StreamTeam


Remember the days of 12″ black and white televisions that had three channels, and you actually had to get up to change the channel? It sounds absurd to me, and I lived it. It’s a different world today and your choice of entertainment is only a couple of clicks away. My family has been enjoying […]

Win a Coca-Cola Show Your Spirit Prize Pack #InsiredTo

Coca-Cola Olympic Prize Packs

We have been enjoying watching the Olympic games as a family this year. I find the Olympic athletes so inspiring and I think my children are inspired by them too. It’s fun to talk about athletes like Tessa and Scott who live so close to us because it makes the kids realize that the athletes […]

Win tickets to The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show Feb 6-9th #TSS14

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Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or a family looking for some ways to stay active, you will want to check out The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show from February 6-9th at the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place. The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show, part of the Canadian National Sportsmen’s Shows (CNSS), first took place in Toronto in […]

Watch The Nut Job Trailer Here!


My husband and I love movies. Comedies, science fiction, action … we love them all, but there’s one type  of movie that we rarely miss seeing and that is the animated film. We have a house full of children and that means we get to see every animated movie that comes out! I don’t mind, […]

Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year

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WINNIE THE POOH: A VERY MERRY POOH YEAR Get ready to ring in the season with a full-length adventure straight from the heart of the Hundred Acre Wood!  Join Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, Roo and the whole gang in Winnie The Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year – now on Blu-ray™ and Digital Copy for the […]