Month: March 2012

Who Wants a 50 Dollar Gift Card For Shell Gas?

Giveaway open to Canadians. I’m pretty sure we’ve all noticed how expensive gas is. The huge tank in my sexy minivan will guzzle over $100 in one fillup, which seems insane to me. That’s why I figured readers would be quite interested in a giveaway of a Shell prepaid MasterCard loaded with $50 of Shell […] Read more…

March Break at Sandos Caracol, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Before I get into the fantastic story that was last week’s trip to Mexico, I’d like to explain why you were treated to “flashback” posts the week before. There was a loss in our family, as after 85 years on the farm, 49 years of marriage, 9 children and 17 grandchildren (not to mention a hand amputated in […] Read more…

Books For Earth Day…and Fractions!

I wanted to share with you a few great books I’ve had the opportunity to check out lately. Two of them are timely for Earth Day, and one is another educational resource for parents and kids. Miss Fox’s Class Goes Green by Eileen Spinelli, illustrated by Anne Kennedy In this cute, animal-characters picture book, teacher […] Read more…

My Recent Pinterest Favourites

As I mentioned back around Valentine’s Day, I have become a huge fan of Pinterest. (Remember these cute Valentine’s frames I made, inspired by a Pinterest pin?) Original pin (yes, hers are way nicer than mine, but that’s hardly the point): Source: tatertotsandjello.com via Kate on Pinterest I wanted to share with you some more […] Read more…

Glerups Slippers: Warm, Natural and Stylish!

Winter may be winding down, but it’s never too late to invest in a great pair of slippers! Glerups slippers from Denmark are made naturally from the warmest wool and all-natural leather soles. Until recently, I haven’t been a big slipper-wearer, but I was very excited to try out a pair of Glerups because we always have PJ […] Read more…

Flashback: Looking For Travel Ideas?

As March Break approaches (and summer gets blessedly closer each day!) I wanted to share with you some of my most popular posts about travel destinations with my family (both with and without kids). Our March Break Getaway (Toronto) We’ve Been To London To Visit… Take Your Family To Mont Tremblant  New York City Day 1: […] Read more…

Clutter Control #4: Clutter Flashbacks

The fourth edition of my Clutter Control series is actually a flashback to some of my archived organizational posts that you may have missed: Organizing Hair Accessories Spring Closet Makeovers  Girls’ Rooms Reorganized: Part 1 (My Meltdown)  and  Girls’ Rooms Reorganized: Part 2 (Insert Sigh of Relief) and… Organize Your Holiday “Stuff”  Next up in This Mom Loves’ Clutter […] Read more…