Roku Express Review and Black Friday Deals

Roku Express

*Disclosure* Mama Bears Haven received the Roku Express in order to do this review No other compensation was provided. All opinions are our own as always. We spend quite a few hours a week watching movies and shows on TV. We haven’t had cable in quite a few years. Who needs cable when there are so many other ways to watch your favourite programs. Over the past few years, we have been using another streaming device but had been thinking of changing to something different since we started having streaming issues. … Continue reading

Christmas Isn’t About Big Presents and Decorations

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Christmas isn’t about big presents and decorations. It also isn’t about cramming as many holiday activities and festivities in during the month of December as you possibly can. It isn’t about having the biggest Christmas party, or the biggest tree. Instead, Christmas is about spending time with loved ones, exchanging meaningful gifts, and enjoying each other’s company. And let’s not forget about the spiritual aspect of this High Holiday that often gets lost in the hustle and bustle of our … Continue reading

Elf on The Shelf Ideas and Printable List

Elf on the Shelf Ideas

It’s only a few more weeks until December 1, the day when our elf Trixie returns for another visit. If you are just starting the tradition, now is the time to prepare with some Elf on The Shelf Ideas to get you started. Trixie has been visiting us since 2014. Each year since her first visit, my daughter gets so excited and can’t wait for her arrival. Elf on The Shelf Ideas and Printable List I often struggle to come up with ideas of things Trixie can to do to … Continue reading

Dear Santa Letter Printable and Where to Send Letters

Dear Santa Letter

The excitement of the season is upon us and it is time to get out the pen and paper and write a Dear Santa letter. For as long as there is a Christmas, letters will be written. My daughter loves Christmas time and all there is to do. She has been making her wish list since before her birthday in August. It changes from time to time but there are usually 2 or 3 toys that remain the same. Dear Santa Printable Dear Santa, To use this letter template just … Continue reading

Lest We Forget – Remembrance Day Printable

Remembrance Day Printables

Remembrance Day is a day for all to remember the men and women who served and sacrificed for our country. It is a day young and old should pause, to give thanks and to remember. Below you will find a Remembrance Day printable for kids. Help them learn what the day is all about. The Act of Remembrance They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We … Continue reading

Build a Snowman Colouring Page Printable

Lets Build a Snowman Colouring Page

It’s almost winter and the snow will soon arrive here in Toronto and around Canada. My favourite thing to do in the winter is to build a snowman. On those not so bone-chilling days we like to get outside with our daughter to enjoy the fun of winter. On those cold days when we are stuck inside and we start hearing the song, I’m bored, over and over. This Snowman colouring page printable I created is perfect to keep them busy for a few minutes. I am a bit of a … Continue reading