Eric Karjaluoto’s, The Design Method – Book Review

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What?!  A book…. Yes, I was asked to review a book and I said yes. I am not “a book reader”. I read a lot of blogs, magazines and websites. I could and do read kid books often too, not so many adult books. Jen from smashLAB sent me an email in January ( yes, of […]

Earth Day Books for Kids from Candlewick

Celebrate Earth Day

GROWING EARTH CONSCIOUS READERS WITH CANDLEWICK This Earth Day, Candlewick is celebrating nature, animals, and healthy living with this vibrant collection of new releases! Here are some awesome Earth Day books for kids… Endangered Animals: A 3D Pocket Guide Illustrated by Sarah Young 9780763669850 ∙ February 2014 ∙ $8.99 ∙ 30 pages ∙ 5-9 years Humans can be found […]

Love Is All Around – Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little sweethearts by reading a Candlewick book!


I really enjoyed these books. The stories and illustrations had their own unique styles. Although they were all about love they each approached it differently. Boys are boys and my little valentines allowed me to read to them. In the 8yr olds opinion none were about “love”. The 5yr old followed along with his brother. […]

Enter to Win! Reverse Charades Hollywood or Sports edition. Perfect for Superbowl, Oscars and Olympic parties.

Reverse Charades

They have done it again and we are lovin’ it.  Acting out Tom Brady, hitting a home run or running around the kitchen (just because) reverse charades sports edition has been a hit with my boys! You don’t want to miss out on the themed-editions of Reveres Charades. Each is a standalone game that also fits […]

Here’s a Quick Way to Start Bowling Like a Pro!

In order to bowl like a pro you have to start somewhere.  First google ‘Bowl Like a Pro’. Just like that, be careful not to misspell ‘bowl’.  After you have educated yourself properly, start from the bottom up, your shoes. Here I stand, one pair of shoes closer to becoming a pro… When offered […]

Mosaic Photo Book App #Giveaway! Free Photo Book

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Mosaic is a quick and simple way to take a fleeting moment and make it a tangible memory. Mosaic, an innovative photo book app that lets you create a physical album within minutes using photos on your iPhone, is here to ensure that you quickly and easily capture these precious moments and that you save the time […]

Cool Creations in 35 Pieces : Premier LEGO® Brick Building Artist Sean Kenney


Keep your eyes peeled for this new book ! The boys ripped it out of my hand still partially in the shipping envelope. They both flipped through it frantically. The 8 yr old managed to find a way to bring it to his own room and immediately started building. He is very proud of his […]

Dinner in a corn field. A night to remember !

Wood-Grilled & Roasted Confreda Farm’s Vegetables, Sauces, DIps

“The night will begin with a private tour of our gorgeous farmlands while Chef Brian Kingsford of Bacaro Restaurant in Providence creates a special 4-course meal made from Confreda’s produce harvested that evening…” -expert from Confreda website. This particular evening is so hard to describe with words – It was way beyond any expectations I […]

Fresh Skin Care Tips for Summer

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Most of us look forward to summer all year round, the pool parties, the Barbeques, the trips to the beach, but what we don’t look forward to is the toll that the season can take on our skin. It’s hot, it’s humid, we will constantly be jumping in and out of salty oceans and chlorine […]

Moving soon? Here’s how to make your life easier:

Moving soon? Here’s how to make your life easier:

Moving season is gearing up and the current rebound in real estate means more people will be moving this year than last. If you’re preparing for a move, the process can feel overwhelming. These tips will help get you started and take some of the stress off your shoulders. Make a list, and check it […]