Ravensburger/BRIO/Wonder Forge/ThinkFun: Puzzles, Games, & Toys {For Easter!} + Giveaway!

I received product to facilitate this post.  All opinions are my own. Are you looking for some NON candy Easter options?  Me too!  And I'm sure all the dentists will thank you.  Nobody wants to end up with a bunch of cavities after a fun holiday.  So this year, I'm sharing some fun options for kids of all ages from the Ravensburger, ThinkFun, Wonder Forge, and BRIO 2019 line up.  Well, I also snuck in a favorite from last year that my kids have just discovered.Less Candy = More Fun Read more [...]

Chewy.com ~ Purina Beyond Alaskan Cod Recipe

I received product, free of charge, from Chewy.com to facilitate this post.  As always, both my opinion as well as Bear's are our own. Are you ready for spring yet?  I sure am.  I've noticed the animals are too.  They have been spending more time outside of the barns, even though we STILL have snow here in Minnesota!  But I love seeing our dog, Bear, hanging around the yard again.  He always gets so excited to see the kids or my husband and I outside.  So we all keep on keeping on, just knowing Read more [...]

Mill Creek Entertainment ~ Must See New Releases

Thank you to Mill Creek Entertainment for providing me with samples, in exchange for this post.  As always, all opinions are my own. Sitting down to a good DVD is one of my favorite things to do on a lazy evening.  Especially interesting documentaries.  But older films are also a favorite.  So I wanted to share some of the newest offerings from over at Mill Creek Entertainment as they are great options to add to your collection.Mill Creek Entertainment ~ Must See New Releases & Recent Read more [...]

Arcopédico Milan II Knit Boots ~ Finish Out The Season In Style

I received product from Arcopédico to facilitate this post.  As always, all opinions are my own. Snow, rain, and sleet.  That's the kind of weather we are still experiencing here in Minnesota, even though we're into March already!  As a child, I was never thrilled that my birthday was in March.  Most years, even if it was sunny out, the slush and mud was too much for anyone to go outdoors.  Now even as an adult, I'd definitely choose a warmer birthday month if I could.   So to help survive Read more [...]

March is ‘Music in Our Schools Month’ ~ Celebrate With Casio

I received product from Casio to facilitate this post.  All opinions, as always, are my own. Music is so important.  Studies have shown the benefits of music reach far in wide, in a variety of situations.  It's encouraged to play music to babies in utero.  And calming music for an infant or child can help keep emotions on track.  Not to mention, I've even read studies about how playing piano is great for brain development.  And even adults can benefit from music.So in conjunction with Read more [...]