Harper Collins’ Christmas book list for kids

Harper Collins Christmas Book List For Kids (2)

Harper Collins Childrens Books Division has helped us put together a fun Harper Collins' Christmas Book List for Kids with some of their titles from the year. As parents, ever since we had our first-born, it has been a Christmas tradition to always give our kids' books as part of their Christmas gifts. If you're like us, then this list may just help you make those picks this year... . 1. The Twelve Days of Christmas A slightly modified … [Read more...]

Happy’s Christmas Gift and Happy as a Fox {#GiveChristmas}

Happy Tales Publishing

Geoff Parker Sr., the voice behind the adorable Happy series, has brought to the market books that will put a smile on any child's face. The simplicity, innocence and playful fun a book featuring an adorable Yorkie exudes can't help but be a winner. And considering the Happy Tales Publishing books center around the love little Happy brought into the lives of the people he knew, makes these books even more special. My children are crazy … [Read more...]

Best Lunch Box Ever…the perfect Back to School Recipe Book {+ 2 HUGE Giveaways: Ends 8/23}

Best Lunch Box Ever

Back to school season has crept onto most of us much faster than we expected it to and sadly, this Mama has to say she's not ready to send her babies away...yet. And while I wish summer was longer, I have to jog myself back to reality and remind myself that school starts in less than 2 weeks and I need to get my "Back to School" game face on! This year I won't have one child going back to school but two. (Sob!) Both of them will be taking lunch … [Read more...]

Never too young to learn God’s Word. {+ Tommy Nelson Giveaway}

Never too young to learn God's Word -Energizer Bunnies' Mommy Reports

  Sometime last week, Hubs said he needed to run down to the store to pick up a few odds and ends. My 2 1/2 year old said he wanted to go with Dada and  ran off to find his shoes. When he returned I asked him who would stay with Mama and mentioned that I may get scared being all alone. Without a second thought, pat came his reply-"If you get scared just say Do not be afraid, Jesus is with me!" and then off he went.   Just … [Read more...]

The book you can never out-read…A Bible {+ A Zondervan Busy Mom’s Bible Sweeps}

busy moms bible niv

  There are so many books housed in our home but the one book that is used the most, on a daily basis, is my Bible. I can read a passage repeatedly over a 30 day period and still find something new to learn.   I have a habit of underlining verses in pencil and jotting down a date against a verse that I know God's using to tide me through a situation or help me pray out a need for someone I love. And it always encourages my … [Read more...]

The Gross & The Awesome! {A National Geographic Kids Sweeps}

National Geographic Kids Books

  I have to say National Geographic Kids' Books has some creative idea generators on their team. How else would I be holding a book that features the gross-est, most puke-generating, stomach churning, facts in the whole wide world?!     That's Gross: Icky Facts That Will Test Your Gross-Out Factor is, to put it simply, bleuckh!!!   You have to have a strong stomach  to be able to flip through the 176 … [Read more...]

Skippyjon Jones & Kohl’s Cares { A #FamilyFun Sweeps}- ends 9/30

Kohl's Cares, Skippyjon Jones

  This month's Kohl's Cares Kids' Causes features will have everyone smiling!     Judy Schachner's kitty steals the limelight with adorable plush characters (I'm sure Skippito would be offended with the term of endearment!)      and Judy's popular adventure filled, imagination ridden, rib-tickling books...     That's not all!   The Kohl's Care collection this … [Read more...]

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes The Bride


. The Buzz:    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride: 101 Stories of Love, Laughter, and Family  holds 101 Inspirational Stories of love, laughter and family.   The wedding day, and each day leading up to it, is a special and exciting time. In this collection of 101 heartwarming and hilarious stories, brides and grooms, families and friends share their memories of the big day. With stories about … [Read more...]

The NEW Princess Parables {A Freedom to Read Giveaway}


  For everyone who loved the first 2 Princess Parables' books, I have exciting news... Jacqueline Johnson and Jeanna Young have just published the next 3 books. ("Really? Yay!" was Bunny girl's thrilled reaction. She loved the first 2 books)   . Synopsis... . Princess Faith's Mysterious Garden is based on the Parable of the Sower in Matt. 13:1-23. . Princess Faith decides at long last to plant her own garden. … [Read more...]

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stay At Home Moms


. The Buzz:    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stay At Home Moms holds 101 Inspirational Stories for Mothers about Hard Work and Happy Families. With stories by famous moms, including Jane Green, Melora Hardin, Liz Lange, Jodi Picoult, and Jill Kargman, and stories from other moms who elected to stay at home or work from home.   A reissue of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms, this book contains 101 great stories from … [Read more...]