Telling Time and Memories with JORD Wood Watches

Telling Time

It has been quite some time since I last had a watch around my wrist. I have been using a cell phone to find out the time. I am tired of always having it in my hand or pulling it out when I need to know the time. When I first saw a wood watch from JORD, I was intrigued by its uniqueness. It is definitely the watch to get me telling time and making memories. When the opportunity to receive a watch to review, I was more than happy … Continue reading

Chromecast Streaming


I recently bought a new TV and decided to get Chromecast to use with it. We have been online streamers for quite a few years now, so we wanted to be able to continue viewing the way we wanted to. With Chromecast Streaming, it is exactly the same as viewing from my laptop or desktop, but with a much bigger screen. Installing and preparing to view shows was simple, I just needed to plug in the HDMI cables and install the Chromecast app on my smartphone and PC. Within Chromecast/google … Continue reading

Paw Patrol Adventure Game – Family Game Night


Paw Patrol is a TV show that my daughter loves to watch. For the longest time, she referred to it as Pup Patrol, and at Christmas wanted a Paw Patrol Set, which we didn’t get. We were shopping the other day when she saw the Paw Patrol Adventure game, so we picked it up. In the Box 6 pup movers with stands (Rocky, Chase, Zuma, Skye, Marshall, and Rubble) 30 Badge Tiles (5 of each pup) 1 game board Paw Patrol spinner with arrow You will have to pop out … Continue reading

100 Years of Magic – Disney On Ice Highlights – Toronto Show


Last night we attended the evening performance of Disney on Ice – 100 Years of Magic at the Roger’s Centre in Toronto. We love spending time together as a family enjoying a show we all love. On our way to the show, we ran into a couple of friends who my daughter entertained with her joy of attending the show. Once inside, I chatted with a few friends who I spied from across the seats, well that and a text message. Walt Disney brought his cartoon characters alive through animations. … Continue reading

My Dinosaur Egg Hunt – Personalized Book

My Dinosaur Egg Hunt

We are big fans of personalized books, I had one when I was a child and now, my daughter has her own, not just one but a few personalized gifts, including My Night Before Christmas and My Dinosaur Egg Hunt, which will be part of her Easter basket. My Dinosaur Egg Hunt In this personalized book, authored and illustrated by children’s book veteran Bob Barner, your child becomes a paleontologist on the hunt for fossilized dinosaur eggs. Young readers will delight in learning about different dinosaurs and their eggs found … Continue reading

Maple Leaf Monster Jam – 2016 Toronto Show Highlights

monster jam

What better way to spend a cold January night then with family and friends watching some larger than life beasts, at the Maple Leaf Monster Jam time. My family and I, along with Common Cents Mom headed down to the Roger’s Centre on January 16, 2016, for the Monster Jam  Toronto Show.  We had the perfect seats, right in the centre of it all. I knew it would be a loud show so I made sure to have headphones for my daughter when the show started. We all had them, but … Continue reading