Foodie Friday:  50 Simple Soups for the Slow Cooker

Foodie Friday: 50 Simple Soups for the Slow Cooker

Fall is here and that means soup and more meals in the slow cooker.  For us, a family favorite is soups and chilis.  This book hits home with a little bit of everything to satisfy your palate.  Our favorites, pasta fagioli, minestrone and the blackbean chili with cornbread crust.  You can’t go wrong in adding(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Nola the Nurse

Holiday Gift Guide: Nola the Nurse

Nola the Nurse®: She’s on the Go Nola wants to be a nurse practitioner just like her mom. She has learned how to care for people of all ages and now visits her friends to heal their sick baby dolls. Along the way, she learns more about her culturally diverse world. As Nola visits families(…)

Holiday Gift Guide – Book:  Adventures Around the Globe

Holiday Gift Guide – Book: Adventures Around the Globe

It’s always been a tradition in our house to give and receive books at the holidays.  An activity book of sorts always appeared for Saint Nicholas Day on December 5th and that meant that the holiday countdown had commenced.  Books under the Christmas Tree or in our Stockings are something you could always count on as well. (…)

Stocking Stuffers:  Color For Calm Desk Calendar

Stocking Stuffers: Color For Calm Desk Calendar

This holiday season we are on the lookout for fun and creative stocking stuffers and gifts for the entire family.  Make sure to watch for daily posts for either our Stocking Stuffers or Holiday Gift Guide recommendation. Our lives become busier with each passing day, and as technology escalates, so does our access to work,(…)

Stocking Stuffers for Young Ones:  Gemma & Gus

Stocking Stuffers for Young Ones: Gemma & Gus

My daughter loved books from as far back as I can remember.  She could cuddle in my lap from a very early age and listen to me read to her every day and every night for bedtime.  When she could talk, it became “more mommy” or “again, again!”  Then she started helping with the words(…)

Martha & Me

Martha & Me

A beautifully illustrated story that celebrates the joys of artistic creation and the power of imagination If you are looking for a story that will evoke your child’s creativity and imagination, look no further. This adorable story full of adventure has fun-loving characters in Martha and the Lion. The rhyming tempo keeps the story moving(…)