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Holiday gift ideas for Tweens and Kids from Hexbug

HEXBUG is a well-known and well-loved toy brand that teaches Canadian kids and tweens about science, tech, engineering and math (STEM) concepts.   We first discovered Hexbug years ago and it really is one of our most favourite brands to play with and promote.   I have two new cool toys to tell you about.  Right now the twins are all over the Hexbug Ring…

The ultimate DIY Caesar Bar #Canada150

This post is sponsored by Wayfair.ca, all opinions are always my own.  Nothing brings a crowd together or starts a party better than Canada’s iconic beverage, The Caesar and this Canada Day, why not wow your guests with the ultimate DIY Caesar Bar?!  I love a good Caesar and if you follow me along social media you’ll see at least one posting…

Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils {Review}

You probably know someone or you may be even that someone who is into essentials oils.  I have something for you!  I came across a great book to review from Ulysses Press called Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential oils.   Who is Dr.Mariza Snyder? Dr. Mariza Snyder is a passionate functional wellness practitioner and public speaker, committed to inspiring people to live a healthy…

Orange wheels for the tree!

I never thought of dried oranges for the tree or Christmas decor since I saw it on a lovely Instagram feed that featured adorable twins living somewhere in Sweden I think, or Germany.  Being of German descent along with Polish and Ukrainian I loved reading that before ornaments were a ‘thing’, that back in Germany, families used dry fruit and other things to decorate.  Wouldn&#8217…

Build your own Chocolate House this Yule!

Sure, sure, you can build a premade gingerbread house and to be honest I found they didn’t turn out to be as good as I thought it’d be and I’d rather make it from scratch. Especially the icing.  BUT, what about chocolate? The possibilities are endless and delicious.  I just think of the chocolates I love.  Like Milka and Purdy&#8217…

Cleaning your oven with baking soda!

The other day I had a dish break in my oven.  I couldn’t figure out why it smelled like something was burning? I mean, I was just cooking a chicken leg!  When I opened the oven to pull it out I saw that my dish had broken in half.  In half!  I guess it went from hot to cool to hot and reacted? &nbsp…

Lavender & Coconut Oil DIY Scrub! #100usesforTP

This is something nice to whip up. I hope you like my Lavender & Coconut Oil DIY Scrub.  Do you have coconut oil at home?  Of course you can use whatever essential oils you like but for this I used Eucalyptus, Lavender and Tea Tree.  All from our friends at Thursday Plantation which recently added two new essential oils to the line.  Lavender and Eucalyptus…