Celebrate the Joys of Reading with The Big Book Adventure and Canterbury Illustrated Classics + Reader Giveaway

I am so thrilled that my kids are avid readers. They love to play outside with their friends, swim in the pool, and yes, get lost in the occasional video game, but they also really enjoy working their way through a huge stack of books. As an English major (read: book nerd), I've been itching … [Read more...]

The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Masters of Mischief Now Available + Reader Giveaway

As a former English teacher and now mom of five kids, I'm always on the lookout for new books for my kiddos! All of my kids who can read are avid readers, and while we make regular trips to the library, it's fun to have our own books at home to keep, too. That's why I was excited when book #3 in … [Read more...]

National Geographic Kids NEW Almanac 2020 – Fun for Summer + Reader Giveaway

I don't know what it is about summer, but it seems like my family is just as busy in the summer months as we are during the school year! (OK, maybe not quite as busy, but pretty close.) Between baseball practices and games, trips to the pool and swim pond, parks and picnic excursions, and the … [Read more...]

How to Train Your Dragon Printable Activity Sheets + The Hidden World Giveaway

  How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World was a movie that our WHOLE family was excited to see! We are BIG fans of the How to Train Your Dragon series of movies, and we were a bit sad that this is the last film in the trilogy. The good news is that the fun doesn't have to end, … [Read more...]

Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants (Book #2 of The Questioneers Series) Out Now + Reader Giveaway

We can't get enough good books in our house! Not only do we regularly bring home stacks of books from the library, but we also have our own collection of favorites. My kids love to read books over and over and pass them down to younger siblings. They make a great birthday presents too! My … [Read more...]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Party Popsicles Recipe

Heroes in a half shell...turtle power! I have fond memories of watching Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as a kid (my favorite was Michelangelo). It's amazing to me that our favorite green fighting friends are not only still around, but are more popular than ever! I also know that Teenage Mutant … [Read more...]

Keep Kids Occupied This Summer with Quarto’s New Activity Books + Reader Giveaway

We're inching closer and closer to summer (yay!) and as I'm making my plans for my kids' summer break from school, I'm looking to come up with some screen-free activities to keep them occupied. I was recently sent a selection of activity books from Quarto Books that look perfect for busting … [Read more...]

Add Two Fun New DVDs from Nick Jr. to Your Kids’ Easter Baskets + Reader Giveaway

Just the other day my kids were bemoaning the fact that their Valentine's Day candy is pretty much gone. They were asking me if there's such a thing as Advent calendars for Easter, and I started saying "No, but that would be a good idea..." when I remembered – DUH, Easter baskets! Truth be told, … [Read more...]

Entenmann’s Little Bites 20th Birthday Bash Sweepstakes + Reader Giveaway

Can you believe that Entenmann's® Little Bites® have been around for twenty years? I think a 20th birthday is worthy of a big birthday bash, and that's just what Entenmann's® is doing! Entenmann's® Little Bites® are the perfect pre-portioned pouches of delicious baked snacks made with real … [Read more...]

Ralph Breaks the Internet Printable Activity Pages

The family film Ralph Breaks the Internet (rated PG) will be available on Blu-ray Tuesday, February 26th, and my kids are so excited to add this to our home collection and to watch all of the bonus features! Ralph Breaks the Internet arrives home with a wide range of exclusive extras, … [Read more...]