Blog
Blog Title Image for all movie reviews written on Not Quite A Handful

Disney’s Adventures In Babysitting Now on DVD

Monday night I was reminded of one of my favourite movies as a kid. It was modernized and updated for today’s youth but there were just enough subtle reminders of the original movie throughout to help us ‘oldies’ still feel the nostalgic. In case you missed it I’m talking about the 80’s classic Adventures In

15 Jul 2016
/
“We like to use our strength to treat each other with kindness.” (1)

Book: 8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids #8SimpleTools #FlyBy

Parenting is hard. (I know news flash right?) Sometimes I wish I had been given a handbook or more warning about just how hard this parenting gig was going to be. Alas, I am left to fly by the seat of my pants, making mistakes daily and hoping I am not messing my kids up

15 Apr 2016
/

Under The Sea Holy Bible for Kids #UnderTheSea #FlyBy #Giveaway

We have added a new bible to our collection. It’s the newly released Under The Sea Holy Bible, geared towards 6-10-year-olds. This is a great addition to our home. The bible itself is the NIRV translation which stands for, New International Readers Version. I like this translation because it makes the verses easier to read

01 Apr 2016
/
Blog Title Image for all movie reviews written on Not Quite A Handful

Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef – Now on DVD #Review

This is a first for us. We have never seen any Monster High movies or shows, so we were curious about this latest release. Before we get into our thoughts on the movie here is some information about it: About Splash into a Whole New Monster High™ World! Join your favorite ghoulfriends in an all-new aquatic

22 Mar 2016
/
Blog Title Image for all movie reviews written on Not Quite A Handful

The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar – #Review #Disney

One of my absolute favourite Disney movies was always The Lion King. I love all the songs and can sing every one of them. And of course, the banter between Timone and Pumba was hilarious. I’ve seen the movie at least 100 times and I wish I had it on DVD but I only have

13 Mar 2016
/
Blog Title Image for all movie reviews written on Not Quite A Handful

LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales – DVD Review #Disney #StarWars

I have four LEGO-loving kids in my house, so much so that I actually have an organization problem, but that’s a story for another post. This post is about the latest installment in the Star Wars LEGO adventures, this time, it’s about the Droid Tales. My husband and children watched the movie while I was

07 Mar 2016
/
Image of a devotional and journal for girls called The Plans I Have For You

The Plans I Have For You Devotional & Journal #Giveaway #PlansIHave #FlyBy

A beautifully written and illustrated devotional and journal set for young girls. See what my daughter thought and enter our giveaway!

22 Jan 2016
/
Faded image of turntable overlaid with a Bob Marley quote

PASSION Salvation’s Tide Is Rising Album #Giveaway #PASSIONStir

I was so excited to have the opportunity to listen to this new album from The Passion Movement. It’s a collection of songs from their annual conference geared towards college students. I haven’t had any new music come into the house for while and this was a welcome edition to my library. There is just

15 Jan 2016
/
Great-Food-Easy-Recipes

Pork Chops with Persimon® Chutney #TryAPersimon

Persimon® brand persimmons are in store now until mid-Januray, this is our experience cooking with them. Plus some good information about the fruit.

05 Dec 2015
/
Everything you have ever wanted, is sitting on the other side of fear.

I’m Happy For You {Sort of…Not Really} #HydrateForTheHolidays #giveaway

Tired of performing? Feeling weighed down by the pressure to be Pinteresting? Does your friend’s wardrobe, body, marriage, paycheck, vacation plans, or photoshoot-worthy home décor leave you wishing your life looked more like that?
You’re not alone.
With its focus on smarter, faster, thinner, and ever-better, our cultural obsession with comparison is undercutting relationships and sapping contentment. Our friends become our audience (or judges), and our titles, activities, even kids become part of our brand. Factor in social media’s constant reminder of what everyone else is doing, and no wonder we feel drained, discontent, and isolated.
Thankfully, we don’t have to live this way!
The book title says it all!!
#HydrateForTheHolidays

01 Dec 2015
/
Not Quite a Handful by Not Quite A Handful