book review

Create Edible Masterpieces with Artisan Cake Company’s Visual Guide to Cake Decorating by Elizabeth Marek-Giveaway

Ever since I was a child, I’ve loved cooking and baking. And perfecting new techniques when it comes to creating delicious dishes is always a fun experience. A few years ago I broke away from traditional iced birthday cakes and tried my hand at creating a fondant masterpiece for my son’s Super Mario Bros. birthday …

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Listen to the Birds: An Introduction to Classical Music Storybook and CD Set Increases Musical Appreciation-Giveaway

As a mother that is passionate about the importance of both books and music, I was an immediate fan of the storybook and music CD sets from The Secret Mountain. I reviewed a few of the innovative sets on my site in the past but the new release, Listen to the Birds: An Introduction to …

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Heather Hartt-Sussman Picture Books Entertain and Teach Children About Their Feelings

My boys are big book lovers and so I appreciate it when I discover a picture book that helps my boys learn some valuable life lessons as well as entertaining them. The picture books from Heather Hartt-Sussman sounded like just the type of books I love and I was delighted when I received Nana’s Getting …

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Parent Without Worry with the Drop the #WorryBall by Dr. Alex Russell Blog Tour-Giveaway

When I was growing up, life involved lots of unsupervised playtime. Whether I was out in the backyard, biking around my small hometown or playing in the nearby gully with friends, parental supervision just wasn’t something my friends and I worried about very much. Our parents knew approximately where we were and we knew approximately …

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Razorbill and Hiromi Goto Deliver Dark Fantasy at its Finest with Half World and Darkest Light-Giveaway

I am an obsessive reader but with two mischievous boys to care for every day and a website to maintain every night, I don’t get many chances to read nowadays. So when I do pick up a book, I want it to be amazing. Fantasy fiction has always been my genre of choice and when …

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Children’s Sing-Along Storybooks by Angela Kelman-Review

Children are born with a natural love of music, and encouraging that love is one of the best things a parent can do to encourage a child’s creative and intellectual development. Studies have repeatedly shown that exposure to music and participation in musical activities helps to improve cognitive and academic performance. In fact, when a study brought …

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