Books You Need To Buy Your Little Reader This Christmas

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We put together a list of our favorite nonfiction titles from Candlewick Press that your little reader will love to receive for Christmas!   Tiny Creatures: The Invisible World of Microbes By Nicola Davies, illustrated by Emily Sutton Ages 5-8 Find out how the smallest things on the planet do some of the biggest jobs […]

Spare the Elbow Grease: Bread Machine Basics for Beginners

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  Bread machines sound like a relic – why bother making bread from scratch when you can grab a loaf on your next trip to the grocery store? In reality, this small kitchen appliance is about to become your new best friend. Bread machines really are the best thing since… well, sliced bread. If you’re […]

#ReadMore with Kobo & Win A $100 Kobo Gift Card!

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Whenever I get some “free time”, the first thing I like to do is grab my tablet, turn on the Kobo App and curl up on my recliner to read a book so I can decompress. Personally, I’m not one to read fiction. My idea of a good read is Ina May Gaskin’s “Birth Matters” […]

Eating Well, Living Better – Isn’t That What Everyone Wants?!

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Eating Well, Living Better: The Grassroots Gourmet Guide to Good Health and Great Food By: Dr. Michael Fenster Everyone loves to eat. And everyone wants to be healthy. But how do we navigate between today’s extremes—between those offering us gastronomic gluttony and the siren song of convenient junk food and those preaching salvation only through […]

Totally Cool Nails – For Kids

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Every little princess loves nail polish and my 6 1/2 year old daughter is no exception. She absolutely LOVES polishing her nails. She always begs me to let her use my computer so she can get on Pinterest and check out fancy nail art. Luckily, we found Totally Cool Nails: 50 Fun and Easy Nail […]

3 Non-Food Easter Gift Ideas For Kids

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Looking for something to stuff the Easter baskets with that won’t give kids a sugar high and rot their teeth out? We’ve got a few ideas to help! You’re welcome. Idea #1: BOOKS First off, just out this month is Cynthia Bardes latest children’s book, Pansy in Paris: A Mystery at the Museum My kids […]

New Baby? Five Tips To Feng Shui Your Nursery!

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I’m not due until mid May, but I’m definitely nesting right now! I’m trying to figure out how I’m going to store my cloth diapers this time, what’s the best laundry detergent for baby clothes (which I will post about soon) and how to get organized before I’m too fat and tired to do anything! […]

Cookbooks You Need For The Holidays And Tips To Stay Healthy

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Hey all you domestic little home makers! I put together a list of my fav new holiday cookbooks that you will want to check out before you start making your menu for Thanksgiving. European Cookies for Every Occasion Allright first of all, I love cookies. That said, it would be hard to find me a […]

5 Must-Haves For Surviving The Fall & Winter Season

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I’ve finally accepted that Summer is over and Fall is here. Yup, I literally had to wait until I had bare trees in my yard to accept this whole “autumn” thing. It’s my least favorite time of year (except for the one week that the fall foliage is gorgeous here in New Hampshire). For me, […]

Good Reads: Books To Read This Summer

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Books We’re Reading This Summer The Art of Cake Pops: 75 Dangerously Delicious Designs Copykat.com’s Dining Out At Home Cookbook 2: More Recipes for the Most Delicious Dishes from America’s Most Popular Restaurants The No-Cook No-Bake Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes for When It’s Too Hot to Cook The No-Cry Potty Training Solution: Gentle Ways to […]