.@TeddyOutReady: November 2012

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Milk Unleashed Canadian Blog App & Variety Pack Giveaway

The holiday season is fast approaching, which means visiting family, shopping, gifts, cooking and maybe a little time for mom thrown in for good measure. Having an on-the-go lifestyle can be challenging to say the least and Milk Unleashed is here to help!

With handy single-serving shelf safe milk there’s no need to ever run out! You can take it anywhere at any time! Milk Unleashed goes wherever your family goes, whether it’s a lunchbox, a cooler, purse or a diaper bag!

Milk Unleashed also has a Canadian Blog App to try out:

On-The-Go Games and Tips! Even cruising down the freeway can be an adventure! With these fun games and tips you can have some family time even when you are out on the road!
On-The-Go Snacks! Have you ever wanted to try the world’s best smoothie? Well Milk Unleashed is here to make all your dreams come true! Find out the best snacks to grab that will make your next outing even more thrilling!

One lucky Teddy Out-Ready reader is going to receive a free Milk Unleashed variety pack consisting of

  •  One liter of Shelf Safe Milk (Grand Pre or Baboo)
  •  Three single serving shelf safe milks (white and chocolate) from: Chokeo Chocolate Milk, Grand Pre or Baboo
  •  A calendar and brochure with information about Shelf Safe Milk
  •  Cool stickers and Tattoos
  •  Plus, one bonus prize!

If the winner has small children under 2 Milk Unleashed will also send them the Infant Pack with Baboo Milk!

This giveaway is open to Canadian residents only and ends December 5, 2012.
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What Teddy was doing during stormy weather - WW

Few weeks ago during stormy weather Teddy spent some time in Hamilton, helping his aunt with her pies and warming up by the fireplace.
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Monday, November 19, 2012

Teddy at Fall Home Show

This fall I was lucky to attend Toronto Fall Home Show 2012 and took Teddy with me. I was looking for some design and renovation ideas for our home. The show was on Saturday so after Teddy's 4Cats art class our next stop became Exhibition Place that hosted Fall Home Show. It was an interesting transition for Teddy from one creative spot to another.

To my opinion it was not quite kids event, but I wanted Teddy to explore and learn something new, see interesting styles, colors, communicate with other people and have a nice day. It is amazing how kids can find something exciting in simple things like splashing water in jacuzzi, rolling in a big chair or watching moving stands.

Teddy was gladly posing for the camera, standing on direction squares on the floor. Pink Panther was obvious  one of Teddy's friends there. Then my boy found  Sid's Ponds and Gardenscapes Inc display and spent much time near their nice pond playing with little frogs. 

Fashionable chairs and sofas were very beautiful, Teddy even tried to find what he liked the most. The doors display was quite attractive since there were so many of them. When Teddy opened one door he turned out to be in the same room which was strange experience but so much fun.

We had a chance to see TV gardening expert and author Frank Ferragine on the main stage.

So we walked around the whole show, saw many displays and booths. Overall I found the show was really interesting, it covered different areas of home improvement and renovations. Though we were not ready to start our home renovations right away it was nice to get the ideas, talk to the professionals, learn about new innovations and designs all in one place.  

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Sunday, November 18, 2012

Baby Cargo Stroller Giveaway

What I love in strollers is convenience and style. Baby needs to feel very comfortable in it and mommy needs a stroller practical, stylish and easy to use. S.O.S. Mom is making this giveaway possible with the help of a very generous and amazing sponsor called Baby Cargo. They are offering one lucky family a baby stroller 200 series, retail valued at $149.99. Excited much? Thought so! 

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Teddy at Remembrance Day Ceremony - WW

On Sunday we attended the Toronto Zoo's 27th Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony. The weather that day was so nice and warm like supporting this event. Lest We Forget.
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Monday, November 12, 2012

Do you like Ostriches?

Do you like ostriches? We do, considering that the biggest one is 250-350lbs and the tallest 7-9 feet bird in the world. 
This summer during our vacation we happened to be close to the Ostrich Farm and took advantage of this opportunity to see these flightless birds closely. One thing is to see one or two of them in the zoo and completely different story to see dozens of them and watch how they interact with each other within group. 
You can see different characters - good and bad, exactly like people. Ostrich can run 70 kilometers per hour. Although cheetah can run 120 km/h, but it can run only for few minutes and after that it is done. 

Ostrich enjoying some treats 
Ostrich from the other hand may maintain that speed for 15 minutes at a time. So if it will be a 15 km race between them, then ostrich would be a winner. 

Teddy was not as exited about ostrich as we were, although he tried to pet one. He was impressed with the ostrich feather and the size of ostrich egg, which he has some difficulties to carry – it weighs 3-4lbs. 

We tried ostrich burgers and an ostrich pie there. Ostrich meat is delicious or maybe we just were hungry? We bought ostrich egg and cooked a huge omelet at home. We invited all our family to taste it. Not bad. 

 We cracked egg gently and made nice ikebana vase out of it. Ostrich can live up to 70 years, quite comparable to human life span. Do you like ostriches now?
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Sunday, November 11, 2012

A Very Merry Snuza Christmas Giveaway

Whether you're a first-time parent or welcoming your third one, the safety and well-being of your little ones is always a priority on your parenthood list. Truth be told, we rely on any kind of product or item to help us through the journey and make our job a little easier. 

And perhaps a giveaway could give you a hand with your baby needs. S.O.S. Mom along with the very generous sponsor Snuza are spoiling two families with a mobile baby movement monitor... to make those nights a little easier on you!

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

iTikes Piano Giveaway

Sponsored by iTikes

The iTikes Piano inspires passion for music by combining hi-tech and classic play.  Without a device, kids can learn to play songs, listen to built-in music and explore their musical creativity.  With the device and free App, the learning is enhanced to a whole new level. Learn to read notes, hear pitch, sight read and play your favorite songs with the iTikes Piano.

Music learning is one of the difficult ones, at least for myself. I remember spending hours to play just a short piece. I hope kids and parents will find this toy educational and entertaining at the same time.

Here are some features of iTikes Piano:
Two ways for kids to learn music skills
      1) Stand alone keyboard with major and minor keys
      2) App-based music games for kids to learn note names, musical staff and pitch

  • Four different ways to play
       1) Free play-Allows kids to play the piano without background music
       2) Solo- Accompaniment plays as kids pretend to play; melody joins in
       3) Playback- Pick a song to hear it play with accompaniment
       4) Stepper- Music will play regardless of what keys are played on the keyboard

 • Volume control
 • Tempo control
 • Major keys light up
 • 4 built in songs
 • Attach an iPhone® 3GS, iPhone® 4/4S, iTouch® 4 or iPad® 1, iPad® 2, the new
     iPad® to play interactive learning games and watch music come alive
 • Requires 3 "AA" batteries (not included)
iPod®, iPad®, and iPhone® are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Sold separately. 

Read Coupon Gator Mommy's review on the iTikes Piano.

One lucky winner will receive an iTikes Piano. 
This giveaway ends Nov. 21, 2012 at 11:59pm EST. 
Open to US residents.
Good Luck!
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A special thanks to all the amazing bloggers who are participating in this giveaway!

Disclosure: I received no compensation for this publication. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of your own. Teddy Out-Ready is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment. 
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Sunday, November 4, 2012

DynoWear Giveaway - Gear Up Your Tots

Winter is poking its nose out of hiding. Weather is getting nippier. Warm clothes are slowly resurrecting from the back of our closets. With winter on its way, we all know how our little ones will be hitting the outdoors to practice their most favoured activities. 

One of them being, unsurprisingly, skating. When your kiddos throw on their skates and head off to the skating rink or grab the sleigh to venture the slopes, how confident do you feel about your child's safety? Do you ever feel a tad uneasy about a possible injury? How about gear... do your children have all the necessary gear for when they will be hitting the ice this season?

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