“The Summer of Giving” with Tangerine Sky Productions Review and #Giveaway

natalie's ark

We love books in our family.  Fiction, non fiction, humor, spiritual, it's all welcomed and loved. From my 7 year old: Natalie's Ark is about a girl named Natalie who  and her animal friends she meets as the dam in her town breaks: Nimbus the raccoon, Telsa the cat, Sadie the Opossum, Stella the Goose, and Skittles ...

Kohls Cares for Kids Skippyjon Jones (Giveaway)

Kohls Cares for Kids Skippy Jon Jones

The Kohls Cares for Kids initiative has several hilarious Skippyjon Jones books (written by Judy Schachner)available for purchase, with some of Skippy's favorite amigos to go with the books.   Kohls is supporting children’s health and education initiatives nationwide that donates 100 percent of the net profit from every purchase of Kohls Cares for Kids products. Included in this ...

Roger Nix President at Age Six – Support a hopeful children’s author!

First time children’s book author Nick Dazé, is in the final days (63 hours to be exact) of his campaign to raise funding to independently publish his children's book Roger Nix President at Age Six. The story is about kindergartener Roger Nix, an ordinary boy: Roger loves kindergarten, playing make-believe, and hanging out with his imaginary friends ...

Mo Willem’s Pigeon and Pals: Complete Cartoon Collection, Vol. 1&2 DVD #Giveaway

MO WILLEM’S PIGEON AND PALS: COMPLETE CARTOON COLLECTION, VOL 1&2. came to DVD on April 17, 2012.  Mo Willem and his hilarious  children's stories were an instant hit with everyone in my family, from the very first time we opened the cover of our first Mo Willem book, Don't Let the Pigeon Stay up Late. ...

Kohl’s Cares® for Kids with Eric Carle #Giveaway

Aside from the marvelous sales oh-so-very-frequently, one of my favorite things about Kohls is their Kohl’s Cares® for Kids program.  It isn't just about getting excellent children's literature at super low pricing ($5 for a hardcover picture book!!) or the super cute plush that go along with them, although that is awesome in and of itself.  The ...

The Scholastic Store-Great Books at Great Prices #Giveaway 3 Prize Pack Winners!

I have a lot of love for books.  Fiction, non fiction, it doesn't matter.  Children's books are no exception.  I love them.  I am happy to say that my kids love them.  I love sharing books with them, and discovering new stories to share, rhymes to recite over and over again.  The Scholastic Store has ...

Chicken Joe Forgets Something Important (Giveaway)

Fun songs, engaging characters, silly names, themes of friendship and a whole lot of silly make for a GREAT package in Chicken Joe Forgets Something Important Book and CD combo!  This was an instant hit with all three kids- and passed the reading aloud test with Mr. Bargains.  The stars were aligned when this book ...

American Girl introduces Cecile & Marie-Grace Historical Characters

American Girl has introduced two different historical characters- Cecile Rey, an African American, and Marie-Grace Gardner a Caucasian, who "reach across the boundaries of race and calss to help their beloved city of New Orleans in 1853." I think its really cool that they are introducing two characters at once- and in such a great way.  ...

Usborne Books through Kelly (Giveaway AND Huge Discount for New Consultants!)

I LOVE children's books.  Well, really, I love all books, but children's literature has always been something I've held close to my heart.  One of my favorite places to find books is Usborne Books, and one of my favorite people to get them from is Usborne Books through Kelly!  Usborne Books carries lots and lost ...

“Show Me How” through reading, crafting & cooking

My college years were spent in Plymouth, New Hampshire studying Early Childhood Education.  I graduated with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Studies with a minor in Child Development.  I did teach infants, toddlers and preschoolers for a while and now, obviously, I have my three kids who all love school, homework, and anything to ...