Reading fun with friends from Frozen

a sister more like me

I received these books in order to facilitate this review. Opinions are mine. My daughter is 5 1/2 (that 1/2 is very important) and is reading like crazy these days. It’s amazing how much she has progressed in kindergarten this year! And, of course, like almost every girl her age, she is also obsessed with […]

Beautiful Old Dogs

Beautiful Old Dogs

A loving tribute to our senior best friends Just released on November 5th from St. Martin’s Press, I received this brand new book to review and am in love with it. Full of stories about Man’s Best Friend, it chronicles photos and stories of beautiful old dogs in all their glory. Photographer Garry Gross, once […]

Whiskerslist – the kitty classifieds

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I received a copy of this book to facilitate this review. Opinions are my own. Ok, I’m a crazy cat lady. I admit it. I love cats. I have 3 of my own. I haven’t always been a cat person, but I’ve finally seen the light and have accepted that they are amazing creatures. Whiskerslist […]

Back to School reads

peppa pig and the busy day at school

I received books in order to facilitate this review. Well, it’s official. Tomorrow morning my daughter will be a kindergartener. I’m having plenty of my own freakout moments, for sure. She’s as happy as a clam – we’ll see how happy she is about “big girl school” in a few years… She’s attended full-day Montessori […]

New “Watch me Grow” books from Sterling Kids

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Even though my daughter has a half zillion books (yes, I’ve counted), she tires of them easily and loves getting new ones. She’s thrilled whenever we get a new delivery from Sterling Books. This time was no exception, with two new titles: Little Chipmunk’s Wiggly, Wobbly Tooth and Little Raccoon learns to share. She’s recently […]

GET OUT OF THERE, CAT!

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You may have read the blog by the same name, but coming in March you can own your very own book with some of the best of the best. Best of the best what? Pictures of cats in places they definitely don’t belong. If you are a cat owner, or even a cat lover, you […]

Wooby and Peep: The story of an unlikely friendship

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Now in heavy rotation in this house at bedtime is Wooby and Peep by Cynthea Liu (illustration by Mary Peterson). It’s quickly become a favorite about two neighbors who cultivate an unlikely friendship. Wooby and his pet fish have lived a quiet life in their little house on their quiet little street with their ancient […]

Love is in the air!

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Books for little ones Huggy Kissy By Leslie Patricelli 1 yr – 3 yrs When you’re an adorable bald baby, your family finds lots of ways to show you how much they love you: Mommy lifts you uppy, Daddy kisses you on the tummy, and everyone wants to snuggle. What’s not to love? With comedy […]

Entenmann’s Big Book of Baking

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When I think of tasty bakery treats, Entenmann’s is one of the first brands that comes to mind. Over the years we have had plenty of their products in our house and loved every one of them. Entenmann’s Bakery has been baking cakes, donuts, cookies, Danish, Little Bites and other tasty treats since 1898. Now […]

How to Teach Nutrition to Kids

how to teach nutrition to kids

When our grandparents were young, there were very few concerns about what children ate. There weren’t things like high fructose corn syrup, pesticides, and growth hormones around 75 to 100 years ago. There was no such thing as “organic” – it was just called “food”. But times have changed. Now you can get dinner in […]

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