Parragon Book Buddy: Jingle Paws and 100 Tractors, Trucks and Things that GO!

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These books are just right for a couple of little boys!   Boys and Dogs, Boys and Things that Go = Perfect Pairs. At first we assumed “Jingle Paws” was a book about Santa bringing a puppy for Christmas ( a controversial topic in our home… ;).  Once we had a chance to read it […]

Herman’s Letter – Bloomsbury Books

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This is such a heartwarming book… About Herman’s Letter: What do you do when your best friend in the whole wide world has to move a long way away? Promise to write to each other ALL the time and to stay best friends FOREVER, that’s what. But it’s easier said than done – especially when […]

Parragon Book Buddy: The Bully and The Shrimp, Monster High Book Review

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Parragon Books!   This month the boys were excited when the book package was delivered. They could not wait to tear open the cardboard box. The first book to hit their hands was “Monster High”. What? Mom, why did you get a girls book?!  Needless to say, we did not get too far into that […]

Kids Sewing Workshop – #Giveaway

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Kids Sewing Workshops Come explore the world of sewing in a fun, creative and educational environment. These sewing workshops are those 8-12 years of age who want to create for a whole afternoon and who have little to no sewing machine experience. For more info on these sewing workshops please visit http://www.thecreativesewingstudio.com/sewing-workshop.   The Creative […]

It’s Back to School Snacking Time – Cowabunga!! TMNT Small Snack GladWare ® Containers

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Check out these super cute snack cups from Glad.  TMNT Small Snack GladWare ® Containers. When these cups arrived at the house they boys were not impressed at all.   …but once I filled them up with some sweet treats they were on board. The snack cups are the perfect size for bite size snacks and […]

Parragon Book Buddy: Paper Planes and Disney Junior Big Book of Fun

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PAPER AIRPLANES and STICKERS ?! How can you go wrong…. BOY STUFF for SURE. Jake and the Neverland Pirates (Disney Junior Big Book of Fun) took a back seat but these books were by far a huge hit !! The boys (5 yrs old; 9 yrs old) made a couple of their own planes, and […]

Sports Illustrated Kids Book Reviews

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The boys loved these Sports Illustrated Kids Book we were able to review! The extra large pages with gorgeous photos made them very easy to read.  They sparked more than 20 questions. This summer, kids will be insiders of the NBA, MLB, NFL, and more, with intimate knowledge of their favorite players from the new, information-packed book Big Book […]

Earth Day Books for Kids from Candlewick

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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 […]

Hello Mr. Scale?! Just checking in, I crossed my 40th finish line today!

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…that’s what I thought – You’re a douchebag and I hate you. You haven’t changed. Once upon a time, I liked you. At the end of 2010 I started walking on the basement treadmill and drinking shakeology. (that treadmill that was purchased in 2005, mid-pregnancy of my first son – it collected dust until my second […]

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

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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. […]

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