Pictli – New Online Framing Site – Print and Ship Photo Gifts

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Shortly after my second son was born while handing out the baptism photos… I heard the question – – “Mel, why are the photos not in frames?”  Oh Boy. I had spoiled my family by giving them all our photos in frames ! There are plenty of online photo printing services but I’d like to introduce you […]

See Mom Run: Every Mother’s Guide to Getting Fit and Running Her First 5K – Book Review

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If I could write a book, this would be it! This book was a great read for me to revisit the months leading up to my first 5k in 2011. It also is a good reminder about warming up, consistency, injuries and nutrition. Very well done. I highly recommend getting a copy of this book, […]

BIKERS are ANIMALS – Children’s Books on Motorcycling by Paul Jamiol – Book Review


After sending my last newsletter I received an email from Paul Jamiol inquiring if I’d like a copy of his book series “Bikers are Animals”. I said yes, right away.  I have worked with Paul for quite a while. He is extremely talented, drawing custom logos and graphics for me often. These books were a […]

Get Ready for Chuggington Fire Patrol Rescue Day with New Chuggington DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment!

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The newest action-packed Chuggington DVD, “Fire Patrol Rescue,” is coming down the tracks today Tuesday, March 31, from Anchor Bay Entertainment – Let’s celebrate the new release! Download a Chugginton Coloring Page Here ! In honor of “Chuggington Fire Patrol Rescue Day,” and to help keep your family and young trainees safe all year-round, here are some important tips from Firechugger Asher […]

Mom, NOW! Tips for Raising Kids in the Instant Gratification Generation – Book Giveaway: Teaching Kids to Think

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Book Giveaway: Teaching Kids to Think: Raising Confident, Independent, and Thoughtful Children in an Age of Instant Gratification —– 7am on Saturday morning – I’ve already checked my iPhone and I am preparing this book giveaway and review post with my MacBook still in bed; my 6 year old son is treating me as a […]