2017 Gift Guide: for the Men

We all have men in our lives, have it be a father, a grandfather, a brother, uncle, boyfriend or husband, and they’re all IMPOSSIBLE to buy for! #amiright Don’t bother asking them either, the answers the same all around… *insert nothing helpful*. This gift guide is featured last in our Gift Guide Giveaway EXTRAVAGANZA for a reason, not coincidental at all, but rather one that I felt I work on the hardest, dug the deepest and really tried to pull a rabbit out of a hat here.   Let me guess, you’ve got one last person on your list you’re struggling to buy for? IS IT SAFE TO SAY […]

2017 Gift Guide: for the Coffee Addict

I don’t personally have a coffee addiction (hello! tea granny here), but I can understand and appreciate a person who does. So much so I’ve created the ultimate collection of gifts for the Coffee Addict. We’ve all got that person we know, love and wan’t to spoil over the Holidays that need coffee to start, pick-up and end their day. THAT or this person is you and you deserve a gift under than tree labeled To: me Love: me. #nojudgementhere Do you have a friend that’s obsessed with the bean? I’M GUESSING YES, BECAUSE WHO ISN’T A COFFEE ADDICT?!  We’re BUZZING with excitement to bring to you […]

2017 Gift Guide: for the Couples in Love

  I mean, you could just buy for the one half of the duo that you’re closest with, but why be that person? Why not make two people smile over the holidays… in this instance, two is better than one! Buying gifts for a couple has never been so easy, and fun, I mean look at all these options you guys, a custom portrait, matching bedside smartphone stands, his and her keyholders! YOU GUYS! I want all this stuff! I mean, who doesn’t have a friend who loves another friend of yours, OF COURSE YOU HAVE COUPLE FRIENDS?!  We’re excited to be sharing a collection of gifts perfect […]

2017 Gift Guide: for the Homebody

There are two kinds of people in this world, one who loves a good night out, and the other who would much prefer a night in cozy and bundled in layers. I have a tough time deciding which side of the fence I fall on, I do love getting a sanity break every now and again, going out with friends, however give me the option and I’d probably say night in, with good snacks, a cup of tea and and a binge-worthy series on Netflix. Do you have a friend like this? OF COURSE YOU DO, WE’VE ALL GOT A HOMEBODY FRIEND! We’re excited to once again […]

2017 Gift Guide: For your Mom Squad

You owe them your sanity; with you virtually (even if only by emojis) everyone of the 8 night feeds you were get up for, bringing you a coffee (that you didn’t have to make or reheat) on a rough day, and comforting you at those ugly feeling-like-you’re-never-doing-enough mom moments. They’re your people, they understand you, they feel you, THEY’RE YOUR MOM SQUAD! This is the first time we’ve included gifts from a mom, to a mom and we sorta’ feel GITTY about the whole collection. All very meaningful gifts that we know any mama, no matter what stage of motherhood, would love to recieve this Christmas Holiday. So, without […]

HOLIDAY: Girls Gift Guide +GIVEAWAY

  1// Pinhole Press Custom Finger Puppets & Family Dominos   2//Maplelea Doll   3//Osmo Game System   4//Hatchimal   5//Lost My Name Book   6//Lowes 16-piece Kid’s Tool Kit Sofia is very much involved in my blogging, she asks when she will be “on my internet page” next, she asks if I need any help “writing the words” and always always asks to “send them a pitch” when she see’s a new toy hit the market that she want. What can I say, she is a born blogger?! Naturally when I was bringing together this years Holiday Gift Guides I knew that I needed her help in […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas That ROCK!

Last minute gifts? No problem! Subscription Gift Boxes to the rescue! If someone gave me a subscription gift box, no doubt I would be over-the-moon. I mean what other gift could you give that gives all year round? Seriously?! Winner for best gift of the night folks… If I HAD to choose just one it would be an easy choice for me, the CauseBox via Sevenly is quite something in my eyes. A gift that gives not only to the one you love but those around the world that need our help most. Genius right? Without further ado, here are 10 last minute gifts that you can buy today […]

FAMILY: Tech Savvy at Three

We are a tech-driven family. From smartphones to smartwatches, to laptops and tablets, our entire family enjoys being connected. It makes sense that Sofia takes to technology advanced toys, that and the fact everything is slowly going this way. Sammy and I used to depend on technology to get us through tough times with Sofia; some maybe hesitant to admit this, clearly I’m not one of them. Sofia was colic for the first 9 months of her life, including having strong negative feelings towards sleeping, and a personal vendetta for moving vehicles. This enjoyable combination made for some fun times as first time parents, let me tell you. Early on […]

FEATURE: Ookpix INSTAcrylic

It’s not secret we love seeing photos of our family around our home. We print them often, and we take them more than often; yea, we are that family who carries full on camera gear where ever we go. I was approached a while back by a company I had never heard of, Ookpix. They are a Canadian company who takes photo printing very seriously. From wall canvases to calendars, photobooks and acrylic tiles. Yeah! That’s what I thought! Betcha’ didn’t expect me to say that, acrylic tiles. I was just as intrigued as you, and this my friends is why I now have them sitting on […]

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: Gifts of Comfort

Our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for gifts that give comfort: 1. WOOL OVERS: i’ve said it once, i’ve said it twice, wool overs is honestly the next best thing to wearing your pajamas out in public. their wool pieces will not only blow the minds of those your gifting to, but the quality and price will keep the gift giver just as happy. {check out wool overs here} 2. DAVIDSTEA: i mean anything that can warm the soul is a great gift by me. Tea; easily forgotten but always appreciated, a gift of great quality tea is a win win, don’t look past davidstea this holiday season, and while you’re […]