6/28/19

Looking for a fun afternoon or evening out with family, friends or even a date night?


Take them out to the ballgame this summer with Ottawa Champions baseball! I had the opportunity to experience the fun at RCGT (Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton) Park this past weekend with a group of fellow influencers when the Ottawa Champions took on the Quebec Capitales. Although our homeboys didn’t win, it was a really fun night! One of the ladies in our group won the "diamond dig" contest, congrats again Andrea! 


The 2019 baseball season has already begun! You can check out tickets and schedule on the official Ottawa Champions website


Regular tickets are only $15 a seat or you could go all out in a VIP suite like we did. There are special events on special days like ladies nights, discount wings, $5 Big Rig beer, 50/50 draws, contests (like the diamond dig) and fireworks show on Saturday nights! You can also show your support by picking up some Ottawa Champions merchandise at the gift shop! 


Win or lose, getting out to a ball game gives you an opportunity to get some fresh air, relax, laugh and have some fun while you enjoy some good old fashioned baseball. 


Huge thanks to Lyne of @OttawaMommyClub for the opportunity for a fun night out with friends to see the Ottawa Champions play! 


6/26/19

I have exciting news!! 

Two of my favourite Disney movies are now available for your home viewing enjoyment! 

DISNEY’S DUMBO IS NOW AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL AND BLU-RAYTM.


This is a fun, reimagined, live-action version of the classic tale of the little circus elephant with ears that can fly. It’s as touching as the original animated version with a few new twists thrown in. If your family hasn’t experienced Dumbo yet, now’s your chance to bring it home on digital and BLU-RAYTM


CINDERELLA: ANNIVERSARY EDITION IS NOW AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL AND BLU-RAYTM.

Who doesn’t love the magic of Disney’s Cinderella? It’s a story about a young woman whose father marries a woman with two daughters of her own. Cinderella’s new family uses her as a housekeeper/maid, giving her no freedom until one magical night a fairy godmother grants her grandest wish that makes her dreams come true with the help of some friends. A classic, happily-ever-after movie for the whole family to enjoy. Cinderella is now available on digital and BLU-RAYTM.


Win it! 

AME has a copy of Disney’s Dumbo and Disney’s Cinderella to give away to ONE (1) lucky #AMEblog reader! 

Rules: Make sure to follow all rules to be eligible to win! 

Open to Canadians 18+ ONLY. Please see our giveaway rules page for more info on how to enter our giveaways. Giveaway closes July 5th, 2019 9pm EST

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Posted on behalf of Disney. Complimentary movie copies received for review purposes. Giveaway prize provided by Disney. Opinions and comments on this blog are those of the author. 

6/23/19

For the past few months, we have been slowly changing up the look of our bedroom. You see, hubby and I are avid collectors of things; mostly Star Wars, Transformers, and other movie memorabilia type collectibles.

Having kids and a small space, we built some shelves and dedicated our room to our entertainment and our hobbies, two things that make us happy. 

The last time we went canvas print shopping online, we ordered family prints. This time, it's a Transformers image my hubby just loved. He wanted it for the longest time but could never figure out how to get it from the phone to the wall without printing it out himself. 

Canvas Factory is a simple and inexpensive way to get your favourite prints your way! They have different styles of prints, ours is going to be a 18x12inch (45x30cm) size print of a G1 Transformers image featuring all of our favourite characters. This is something he will like now and can pass on to our son one day. 


It's easy to get started. You can sign up or you can just order as a guest. Choose which kind and size of canvas you want, add and adjust your image, select any extras, add it to your cart!

In the cart, you can choose your shipping and payment methods, billing address and also add any coupon or discount codes you may have! Free shipping on orders over $132! Check out Canvas Factory today! 

I can't wait to get our print! Follow me on social to see when it arrives! 

Stay tuned on the #AMEblog Instagram to find out how you can win your own custom canvas from Canvas Factory! 

*Posted on behalf of Canvas Factory. Complimentary Canvas and compensation provided for this feature. All comments and opinions are those of the author.*


6/17/19

Fans of the Disney Junior hit show Fancy Nancy will LOVE the newest toys and dolls available from Jakk's Pacific! 

Ballerina Fancy Nancy comes all dolled up and ready for her next performance. She is 18" tall and fully articulated with posable limbs from hands down to her feet for some real dancing action! Play with Nancy to make her jet through the air, perform her special ballet moves and even take an ending bow. 


I love this doll because she doesn't take batteries or make any noise and to me, those dolls are the best ones. They allow little kids to enjoy them without them losing the magic when the batteries die. I love how precious the outfit is, her face looks cute and her hair is just gorgeous! 


This doll is a Walmart exclusive but you can always check out the official Fancy Nancy website for more fun books, games, and toys! 

*Thank you, Jakks Pacific, for sending us a free doll for our review!*

6/14/19

The school year seems to have just flown right by and we are literally only a couple of weeks left until summer vacation! I know the kids are more excited than I am! 

As the kids get older, life doesn't quiet down any. Summer is no exception. Just because the kids are off school doesn't mean life stops there! We still have to do our daily jobs and all that fun stuff! 

When we do have some downtime, it's always fun to break one of our many board games out of the game cupboard and have some family time together. 

Goliath Games brings us some awesome new games for the whole family on those relaxing summer evenings or rainy days:


Hydro Strike (2+ Players) In this head-to-head pinball game, you’ll need fast flipping fingers to shoot the ball into your opponent’s goal. The first player to score 5 times wins!


Shark Bite (2-4 players, ages 4 and up). Snag the fish and be the winner, but if the shark jumps, you’ll be his dinner. This battery-free game will have kids hooked at first bite! 


Charades for Kids (3 + players, ages 4 and up). This game is great for the whole family to play together as they try to guess the charade before time runs out!

There comes a time in the evenings when even parents need to have a little fun "sans kids"; Goliath Games has something for the parents too! 


Stuff Happens: Parenting Edition (2+ players, ages 13 and up.) Is discovering your kid’s secret booger wall BETTER or WORSE than a failed homework assignment that you helped with? Rank these funny and relatable parenting moments in our new Stuff Happens: Parenting Edition card game. If our Misery Index agrees with you, you get to keep the card. Correctly rank 10 scenario cards to win! This expansion can be played on its own, but if you’re ready for a diaper change, mix these babies in with any Stuff Happens deck!

Thank you to representatives of Goliath Games for gifting us with some real summer fun! :) 

6/3/19

Thank you Stadler Form for providing us product for this review!

Summer is closer than we think; we are almost at the end of May and I hear myself discussing summer vacation with my better half. During the hot summer months, we like to have our A/C's set up and make sure everyone is comfortable on days we stay in and also especially at bedtime. We do this by creating air flow with the A/C and fans. 

We were just talking about purchasing a new fan for our bedroom when I was offered a special fan from Stadler Form called "Tim". 


Tim isn’t your typical fan; although he can be plugged into the wall like a traditional fan, he can be plugged into an external battery via USB for easy mobility and placement not having to worry about finding an electrical outlet on the opposite end of the room you need the fan plugged in. The external battery is NOT included, the one pictured is my own. 

Tim is the perfect size for a smaller space like our smallish bedroom. He’s also flexible with his fan ring being able to be rotated to the perfect angle we need. He provides excellent airflow from easy breeze to full power. Tim comes with his own adapter and USB cable, you’ll have to provide your own battery pack but anyone with a smartphone most likely has at least one; we have several. 

I know, I’m such a geek when it comes to appliances and tech! This fan is what I have been looking for! Check out my demo video! 


Tim goes for $69.99 and you can find him (and other awesome fans for your home) on the Stadler Form Website


About Stadler Form
Stadler Form-branded household products are leading the industry in innovation and design. Stadler Form products include a modern and innovative line of humidifiers, dehumidifiers, aroma diffusers, air purifiers, fans, and heaters. All products are developed and engineered in Switzerland with the goal of providing practical household use with an aesthetic edge. With four Swiss designers at the helm, the Stadler Form brand, encompasses all that is possible in function/form, simple construction and design.