Archive for the ‘Books/Reading’ Category


Make and Takes for Kids by Marie LeBaron

Saturday, November 26th, 2011 in Books/Reading, Children Product Reviews, Crafts

*This post is a giveaway. Check out the end! After you read all about the book, of course.¬† Make and Takes for Kids by Marie LeBaron is a f-f-f-f-FABULOUS family craft book. Let me simply tell you why: You won’t spend $187.56 at your local craft store to finish any of the projects. Heck, you […]

Short & Sweet

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 in Books/Reading, Children's Books

There are lots of days when I feel like reading short & sweet stories to the girls. At our latest Barnes & Noble outing while we were in St. George, the girls found these gems. Squish Rabbit, by Katherine Battersby¬†     Squish Rabbit, by Katherine Battersby is about a sweet little rabbit that feels […]

Better Late than Never?

Saturday, October 29th, 2011 in Books/Reading, Children's Books

I wanted to post about these two Halloween things a while ago. But in the past two weeks I have just been…WOW. I put too much on my plate, and even though it is all fun…it’s just too much. I tend to have to learn lessons the hard way, and my poor husband & family […]

Fall Is Not Easy by Marty Kelley

Sunday, October 16th, 2011 in Books/Reading, Children's Books

Fall Is Not Easy, by Marty Kelley is a fall book we love. It makes us giggle — the tree just cannot get the hang of things! It feels good during the spring, summer and winter, but FALL?! Fall is just throwing the tree for a loop: I feel like the tree right now. I […]

If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dussen

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 in Books/Reading, Children's Books

If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dussen is awesome. Another author that can write like he has the imagination of a kid! In my opinion, if you don’t have that imagination, you have no business writing or illustrating children’s picture books. If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dussen follows the imagination […]

Preschool with Mrs. Mom

I put Abby into afternoon Kindergarten for a reason. Shae takes her longest nap in the afternoon, exactly during Abby’s school time, so now Poki (Cameron) and I can have the afternoon all to ourselves!! I get them both ready for school at the same time and they both pack up their backpacks. I put […]

Earth to Clunk by Pam Smallcomb

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 in Books/Reading, Children's Books

There is still time to sign up for your local library’s summer reading program! So for this whole week I’ll share some of our most recent pretty awesome book finds. Earth to Clunk by Pam Smallcomb is another book my girls found at the library that ended up being a real hit. This little boy […]

Mrs. Muffly’s Monster by Sarah Dyer

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 in Books/Reading, Children's Books

There is still time to sign up for your local library’s summer reading program! So for this whole week I’ll share some of our most recent pretty awesome book finds. Mrs. Muffly’s Monster by Sarah Dyer is not a book I would have picked up on my own. Sometimes the covers on books are not […]

Home by Alex T. Smith

Thursday, July 21st, 2011 in Books/Reading, Children's Books

There is still time to sign up for your local library’s summer reading program! For this whole week I’ll share some of our most recent pretty awesome book finds. In Home by Alex. T Smith. There are four friends who live in the same house and have a nice life together until they get in […]

I Must Have BoBo! by Eileen Rosenthal

Thursday, July 21st, 2011 in Books/Reading, Children's Books

There is still time to sign up for your local library’s summer reading program! For this whole week I’ll share some of our most recent pretty awesome book finds. I Must Have BoBo! by Eileen Rosenthal is a book you need to have if your child is attached to a certain “lovie,” like a blanket […]