Category: Playtime

Indoor solutions for ‘Mom, I’m bored!’

As much as I remind my children, “only boring people get bored,” they still complain of boredom — especially during the summer when they don’t have school, their usual activities are on hiatus and many of their friends are away at their cottages. If… Continue Reading “Indoor solutions for ‘Mom, I’m bored!’”

Five outdoor activities for this very cold spring

Disclosure: We received products from Giant Gazillion Bubbles to play with and review, but all opinions (and suspicious brown dogs) are our own. We spend a LOT of time in the backyard, mostly playing with friends from the neighbourhood. It seems like forever ago… Continue Reading “Five outdoor activities for this very cold spring”

Little Live Pets™ Surprise Chick review + giveaway

Disclosure: We received toys from Little Live Pets™ to play with and review, but all opinions (and muddy, windblown children) are our own.  It was an exciting mail day in our house when we received the Little Live Pets™ Surprise Chick and Surprise Chick… Continue Reading “Little Live Pets™ Surprise Chick review + giveaway”

Playmobil storage shelves

Disclosure: We received a Playmobil set to play with and review, but all opinions (and strange tableaus) are our own. It’s one thing to keep your kids’ toys organized, but it’s another thing to find a system that also looks good. We had great… Continue Reading “Playmobil storage shelves”

Supersized Lite-Brite wall art

DIY Lite Brite wall art {Heather's Handmade Life}

It was at some point after Christmas that I found an extra two boxes of LED tree lights in our basement. They’d never been opened and I didn’t know why we had them, but I certainly didn’t feel like going outside to get the… Continue Reading “Supersized Lite-Brite wall art”