Thursday, March 22, 2018

Hippity Hop, Easter is on its Way!

Well we have an early Easter this year and I have a book for someone to win. The book is from and you get to choose which book you would like.
First I was sent these three books:

Once upon a time there was a book about.. Monsters! No. Space Aliens? Nope. A boring Bunny? Yes... A Bunny! A Giant Scary Truck-Eating Bunny?!?
Um... well, maybe it was a tiny bit gig.
From the curious mind of Rowboat Watkins comes a ginormously imaginative story that is as funny as it is philosophical. How big is Big Bunny? And how will this story end? readers both big and small will discover that it all depends on how you look at it.

The second book is Guess Which Hand
With this book you turn the wheel and lift the flaps. Maybe you will choose the correct hand right away. So let's play Guess Which Hand. Turn the wheel to choose an object. Then, guess where the object might be.
Lift the flap! Did you guess correctly? Play again(and again) by turning the wheel to choose a new object. Are you ready? Here we go! Like this page or this one
The last book is Tiny The Canada Easter Bunny
Its Easter morning in Canada and Tiny is out for a jog, but he stops in his tracks and discovers the Easter Bunny stuck in a log! With the Easter Bunny trapped its up to Tiny to save Easter in Canada! But being a bunny isn't as easy as it looks, especially for an elephant. In this fun and playful story, find out how Tiny uses his own special talents to save Easter!

One lucky winner is going to have their choice of one of these books. So enter today and good luck.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

When Calls the Heart

From celebrated author Janette Oke (The Love Comes Softly series) comes a rigorous and romantic adventure as epic as the wide frontier. Erin Krakow (Army Wives), Daniel Lissing (Eye Candy), Jack Wagner (Melrose Place) and Lori Loughlin (Full House, 90210) star in When Calls the Heart, a beautiful story filled with "many of the values we all hold precious such as love, family, friendship, community, faith and caring about one another" (Military Press)!

The citizens of Hope Valley find the true meaning of the holiday season with a Wishing Tree that helps everyone's dreams come true. As Abigail, Bill and the rest of Hope Valley work together to create a special Christmas parade to warm the town's collective hearts and bring everyone closer together, Elizabeth longs only for the return of her beloved Jack.

Executive Produced by Michael Landon Jr. When Calls the Heart currently airs on the Hallmark Channel.
Running time +/- 84 minutes. This is family approved.

The sponsor has one of these same DVD's to give to one winner. Open to CAN/US and ends March 30/18
Good luck everyone.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Relax With a Book & a Great Cup of Tea

Are you a "tea granny" like I am? I love a nice tasty cup of tea. So when I was approached about doing a review on I said yes of course. So after a long look at everything the company has to offer I decided on the Tree House Bags.

All of these teas come in a very nice tin container. I loved all of the teas but I think my favourite one was the Monster Brew. All of the tree house blends are caffeine-free. ”

Rocket Fuel
A powerful tea to provide the energy you need to travel fast and far, and visit new worlds, like Venus and Mars.

blended with green rooibos tea, apple pieces, raspberry leaves, orange peels, blueberries, natural orange flavor, natural blueberry flavor, marigold flowers & blue cornflowers

A delicious tea to help you roar louder, roam wider and grow up big and strong, just like a real T. Rex.

blended with honeybush tea, apple pieces, cocoa nibs, dark chocolate chips, raspberries, natural chocolate flavor, dried cherries, natural wild cherry flavor & safflower

Monster Brew
A flavorful tea to help you battle demons and monsters, including the few that like to hide under the bed.

blended with honeybush tea, green rooibos tea, raspberry leaves, orange peels, cocoa nibs, dark chocolate chips, dried coconut, strawberries, natural wild cherry flavor, apricots, dried cherries & natural orange flavor.

The company also has Story Time Tea All of these are decaf as they are herbal teas.

Nothing pairs better than a warm cup of tea and a good book. Start the tradition of story time early with our caffeine free herbal blends inspired by timeless classics. Paired together or mix and matched, these teas will find a home in the hearts and memories of fans young and old.

Three Little Pigs
A delicious tea to make you tough as bricks, more cunning than the big bad wolf, and your chinny chin chin always pointed up.

blended with apple pieces, chamomile flowers, rose hips, lemon grass, natural blueberry flavor, blueberries, cocoa nibs & blue cornflowers

Alice in Wonderland
A rose petal tea to take you down the rabbit hole and through the looking glass to meet the Queen of Hearts.

blended with green rooibos tea, apple pieces, raspberry leaves, raspberries, strawberries, natural strawberry flavor, natural creme flavor, blue cornflowers & rose petals

Red Riding Hood
A scarlet tea blend to keep the hungry wolf at bay on your journey over the river and through the woods.

blended with rooibos tea, apple pieces, cinnamon bark, cocoa nibs, strawberries, cranberries, natural strawberry flavor, natural cinnamon flavor, natural cranberry flavor & safflower

Fairy Tale Tea “ We specifically made the Fairytale teas caffeine free so that children would be enjoy them freely. We hope you enjoy them!
Princes and princesses imagine having their very own royal tea parties. Make your little highness' dreams come true with our Fairy Tales gift set. Each tea is specially formulated to suit royalty's youngest taste buds all the while not keeping them awake after the stroke of midnight.

Sleeping Beauty
A herbal tea blend to wake Sleeping Beauty from an ageless sleep. Magically created by the good fairies Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather.

blended with honeybush tea, apple pieces, chamomile flowers, rose hips, natural peach flavor, rose flavor, natural creme flavor, rose petals & marigold flowers

Snow White
An apple tea blend to help Snow White ward off the wicked Queen's poisonous spell and awake with the gentle kiss from her handsome Prince.

blended with green rooibos tea, apple pieces, hibiscus, cocoa nibs, dried cherries, natural wild cherry flavor, dried coconut & natural apple flavor

A pumpkin tea blend to transport Cinderella away from the wicked stepmother, to the Royal Ball and the attention of her Prince.

blended with honeybush tea, apple pieces, rose hips, cinnamon bark, natural pumpkin spice flavor, marigold flowers & blue cornflowers

As well as all the different type of teas they have, there are also products, as well as Loose Leaf tea
Black Teas, Flavored Teas, Chai Teas, Oolong Teas, White Teas, Green Teas, Matcha Teas, Herbal Teas,
Rooibos Teas, Decaf Teas, Pu-Erh Teas, Masters Teas. You will also find Loose Tea,Matcha Teas and Tea Bag Gifts.

Now the sponsor has offered a gift certificate for tea or something else on the site that you would like.

Oh and they also have cookies. I was sent two packages that I chose. I haven't tried these cookies yet but I think now is a good time for one to go with my cup of tea. Yes I know, I could have smiled but I am not one to like having my picture taken. So for now, this is as good as it gets. :)

So get your entries in for your chance to win some tea or products of your choice. Good luck everyone.
Open to US/CAN

Saturday, March 3, 2018

#PlayTestShare-New Games-New Activities

#PlayTestShare-New Games-New Activities
Are you ready for some new games and activities from We have a variety of games for you to choose from.

Bob the Artist: Dominoes
Bob the Artist, first introduced in the quirky Bob the Artist picture book, loves to paint with brightly colored splashes, but he has got into a bit of a mess. Help Bob clear up his paints by matching the colors and numbers in this fun game of dominoes. A wonderful concept game for toddlers! Features Bob and his messy paint splatters in a high quality gift package. Recognizing and matching different numbers and images is fun and educational.

Pop Art-Draw Like an Artist
A collection of eighteen fun and colorful activities for aspiring Warhols, Hockneys, and Lichtensteins ages ten and up, or anyone who enjoys working with color, pattern, and pop-culture imagery, and gaining a better understanding of the 20th century's most popular art movement. Sixteen perforated pages provide plenty of raw material for collage, drawing backgrounds, and inspiration.

The Mystery Mansion

Reviving the Victorian craze for 'myrioramas', the 20 picture cards can be placed in any order to create seamless scenes. Almost infinite combinations of cards provide endless storyscaping possibilities. Find sinister suits of armour and the aftermaths of strange accidents, butlers with a grudge and glamorous couples where revenge is never far from the surface. With many games to play and millions of stories to tell, each turn of the card is a new adventure. Where will the story take you?

This next one will be a fun game full of surprises. Pass the Parcel: A Party Game
Everyone wins in this modern take on a classic British party game! Players take turns unwrapping the parcel to uncover cheeky dares that will soon have the whole group beaming. Under the last layer, there's an envelope containing a special surprise!


A hilarious herd of llamas star in this laugh-out-loud twist on the game of dominoes. From Llama-nardo da Vinci to Super Llama (it's a bird, it's a plane, it's . . . a llama?), kids, families, and llama enthusiasts will have a blast matching heads to tails to complete the chain and win! It's a goofy gift, a boredom-busting game, and a great way to develop matching and fine motor skills, all in one appealing and colorful package.

Crocodile and Friends Animal Memory Game

Fossil, a good-natured crocodile who just wants some peace and quiet, quickly won the hearts of children everywhere in the delightful picture book The Quiet Crocodile. Now Fossil and his friends are back, ready to play, in this fun memory game. The fifty-two cards feature twenty-six charming illustrations of Fossil and his many friends, nested in a handsome keepsake box. An added bonus is a folded poster showing all of the animal friends together, from Fippo the Hippo and Ryan the Lion to Pat the Cat.

In the Ocean: My Nature Sticker Activity Book

The world's oceans are home to many different species and plants, from tiny organisms like plankton to the world's largest animal, the blue whale. Deep down in the seas' depth, you will even find some monstrous-looking creatures that seem to have come straight out of a fairy tale. Vivid digital illustrations help introduce a variety of aquatic creatures in this addition to the My Nature Sticker Activity Book series.

After Dinner Amusements: Which Would You Choose?

With 50 hilarious and thought-provoking questions asking players to choose between two equally good, unpleasant, or absurd scenarios, this revealing party game leads to interesting conversations and good fun for all ages!

Alpha Shapes

This modern twist on alphabet blocks offers a new way to see the beauty of letterforms. Adults and children alike can build letters and words out of the 39 colorful wooden pieces, spelling out names or creating personalized messages for display.

You can see these as well at
One lucky winner will get to choose a book or game of their choice. Open to Canada only Age 18+
Good luck everyone.
This ends March 12/18

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Love your Age-The Small Step Solution

We all want to live better, longer and happier right? I know I sure do. As we get older we start thinking of these things.

Recently I was sent a lovely book called Love Your Age. This book is filled with healthy habits to help you take charge of your life with wit, energy, and confidence. This inspiring guide will show you how to look, feel, and be your best in a busy, fast-paced world.

This book is all about the small choices we make - how they affect us and how we can change the results by changing our choices. Some of the suggestions will make you feel more confident. Some will make you stronger. Many will add joy to your days and spark to your nights! A few might even save your life. All will help you feel good about your age, whatever that is.

Warm, engaging, and user-friendly, this powerful, practical guide to aging gracefully will be an indispensable resource for anyone looking to live their best life. Featuring more than a hundred easy-to-adopt "small steps" -- the foundation for ingrained habits that will yield longer, happier, and healthier years - this book will help enrich your life, from health and fitness to style, work and relationships.

From checking in with your doctors to changing your fitness routine, cooling hot flashes, tackling social media and updating your wardrobe, transformation really does begin with one step - and Grufferman provides an easy formula for making and breaking the right habits. Packed with expert tips, myth busters, checklists, real-life anecdotes, and sage wisdom, this book offers a new approach to life after 40 that will inspire, rejuvenate, and energize.

Doesn't this sound like a book you need? Or a book you would love to have as you age? I know I am reading this and there is so many great things in here.

The sponsor has agree to give one of her books signed by her to one winner in the US or Canada. Get your entries in today for your chance to win this book and learn how to age gracefully. Good luck everyone.