Stuck in a Rut: How to Transform Your Life Today and Tomorrow

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If you’re stuck in a rut today, there’s always tomorrow. However, that’s annoying to hear and hard to accept when you’re feeling lousy at present. Yet, a number of activities and shifts in perspective help those down in the dumps get as high as the sky. We create our own realities – well, at least […]

New Year’s Resolution: #ReadMore and Lose Weight in 2015! [Plus $100 Kobo Gift Card Giveaway!]

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Disclosure: I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Kobo and I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own. What resolutions did you make for 2015? I decided to not make any crazy New Year’s resolutions this year since I have a […]

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 […]

We’re Homeschooling with Rosetta Stone Kids Reading Program

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Rosetta Stone. I received a product and a promotional item to thank me for participating. As you know, I have three children, two of which I home school. My daughter is 7 years old and my son is 4 years old. I was […]

#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” […]

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! […]

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 […]

Cookie Lover’s Cookbook – Hermits Recipe Review

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The Good Housekeeping Cookie Lover’s Cookbook Gooey, Chewy, Sweet & Luscious Treats Yummy cookies and brownies! This superlative collection straight from the magazine’s famed Test Kitchens features 250 of the most luscious recipes ever created, along with irresistible photos, a handy ringbinder format, and links to 20 cookie-making videos. The book features: -Triple-tested and tasted […]

Broken Voices by Children’s Author Winona Rasheed

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Broken Voices by Author Winona Rasheed Attending a new school and being amongst people you do not know, even if they are your peers, may cause a little stress and apprehension to any teenage individual. However, meeting the obstacles of being different and carrying a secret on your shoulders adds to the drama of high […]