The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge Makes Summer Reading Fun for Kids!

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It’s officially the summertime and the kids are out of school. All 3 boys got excellent report cards and on each of them, the teachers talked about their reading skills. The teachers also suggested that the boys continue to read during the summer to maintain their current reading levels. When I learned about the Scholastic […]

“Mouseheart” Prize Pack Giveaway

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Do you enjoy reading books with your kids?  If so, you should check out Mouseheart, written by Lisa Fiedler and illustrated by Vivienne To.  The book just arrived on store shelves on May 20th and retails for $15.99 for the hardcover version. ABOUT THE BOOK Hopper is just an ordinary pet-shop mouse—until he escapes. Soon he […]

“Chicken Soup for the Soul: From Lemons to Lemonade” Book Review + Giveaway

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Do you ever have those days where life just seems to be giving you lemon after lemon? Well, it’s time to start making some yummy lemonade!  If you need to be uplifted and inspired, let me recommend Chicken Soup for the Soul: From Lemons to Lemonade: 101 Positive, Practical, and Powerful Stories about Making the Best […]

Holiday Gift Guide: “I Even Funnier” Book for Kids

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Growing up, I remember how my younger sister loved to read all the time.  I would always see her with a book in her hand…and she read fast too!  Brian, our 10 year old, also loves to read and reminds me a lot of her.  Recently, we were introduced to I Even Funnier, a book written […]

This Love is Forever – A Book for Children and Parents of Divorce

This Love is Forever

Divorce is a hard thing – whether you are going through it as a child or as a parent.  When I went through my divorce, the only thing I held onto was what I didn’t want my boys to experience that I had experienced when my parents got divorced.  I knew the confusion, anger, sadness, […]

“The Contagious Colors of Mumpley Middle School” Book for Young Readers + Giveaway

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My oldest son loves to read book.  In fact, he reads through books rather quickly!  Right now, he is reading a book called The Contagious Colors of Mumpley Middle School, written by Fowler DeWitt.  It is ideal for ages 7 and up and is available in book stores and online now! ABOUT THE BOOK If there’s […]

Back-to-School with Curious George and Kohl’s Cares Program

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It’s that time again…the start of a new school year.  For our family, there’s excitement and anxiety brewing as my twins are now in the “number grades.” I’m excited that the kids will be in school for the full day! The kids, on the other hand, are dreading having to be in school “for so […]

“The Adventures of Bella and Harry” + Giveaway

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I was recently introduced to The Adventures of Bella & Harry.   The Bella & Harry series was developed to inspire young readers to embrace the world and encourage its exploration.  Done through the comedic and informative adventures of sibling Chihuahuas Bella and Harry, while traveling through various countries, the series aspires to stimulate children’s imaginations and […]

The Omni Diet Book By: Tana Amen, B.S.N., R.N. + Giveaway


Every time I turn on the television or look on the internet, there is always a new fad diet, diet workout, diet book, or diet “secret.” The truth is, who doesn’t want to loose a few extra (maybe 20) pounds, or fit back into their high school skinny jeans. I know I do, but I […]

Personalize a Book for Your Princess


Our kids love to read and what’s better than reading a book?  Reading a personalized book!  At Chronicle Books, you have a wide variety of personalized prince or princess books!  With her name and favorite color on every page, this book is a dream come true for your little princess! Perfect for a birthday gift, […]

Brood X is Coming + $300 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway!!!


Giveaway from new author, Michael Phillip Cash   Are you prepared for the invasion of Brood X? It is coming and you want to be ready. Nothing will stop this 17 year swarm from happening. All humanity can do is hope that they will not stay around long.   Introducing brand new author, Michael Phillip […]

Captain Underpants & the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers Book Review

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Our kids love to read – especially when it comes to fun books they can read on their own or to one another.  In school, they are required to read 20 minutes a day and Captain Underpants is at the top of the list of books they enjoy reading.  Captain Underpants & the Revolting Revenge of […]

My 5 Take-Aways from “Online Reputation Management for Dummies” + Giveaway

Online Reputation Management

I recently reviewed the book, Online Reputation Management for Dummies and really loved it!  There was so much valuable information in the book and I really embraced the information as I am now blogging and working in social media as a career.  However, I created a video with my 5 Take-Aways from the book itself.  Check out […]

“Tea Time with Sophia Grace and Rose” Book Review

Tea Time with Sophia Grace and Rosie

  Dear Guest,   Cousins Sophia Grace and Rosie Cordially invite you to the FANCIEST, the PINKEST, the MOST PRINCESSY tea party ever!  Tea will be served on Sunday at four o’clock in the afternoon at our castle.  Please wear your fluffiest tutu and finest tiara.   Sincerely, Sophia Grace and Rosie Do you know […]

“Online Reputation Management for Dummies” Book Review

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I have been writing on my blog for almost 5 years and most of what I have learned has been through trial and error.   Now I am working full-time on my site and in Social Media and am LOVING every minute of it!  There is still so much to learn!  That is why I am […]