Mothers Day

Storytime with Mom

Storytime with Mom

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the amazing moms out there. What a fun day to be the center of attention! Below are some great picture books to share with mothers, grandmothers, kids and the whole family. Special thanks to Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group for sending these along to us. Our review panel loved all(…)

Unique Mother’s Day Gifts from Grommet

Unique Mother’s Day Gifts from Grommet

I like buying practical gifts, something that isn’t just going to be placed in a drawer or collect dust on a shelf somewhere. When I was contacted to take a look at some new products at TheGrommet.com, I looked and what I saw I liked. Thanks to Grommet for sending me the most amazing notepad(…)

It’s Time for T-Shirts from Life is Good

It’s Time for T-Shirts from Life is Good

Optimism is key at Life is Good I don’t know about you, but I am ready to break out the shorts and t-shirts. It’s time to start shopping for the summer wardrobe. We have several trips already on the calendar and new t-shirts are on our shopping list. Today, we wanted to share with you(…)

Begin Each Day With A Smile

Begin Each Day With A Smile

Begin Each Day with a KindNote I recently wanted to say thank you to a very special friend that had helped my family during my moms cancer. What do you get that person that was there through the hardest time in your life. How do you express the gratitude that words cannot even begin to(…)

Do Something Special For The People In Your Life

Do Something Special For The People In Your Life

I love sending cards.  It all started back in college when my mom started sending cards to me – sometimes one a day, sometimes 2 or 3 a week, it varied, but it always made it fun to go to the mail center.  It also made me feel good and helped the card companies stay(…)

POEMS THAT MAKE GROWN WOMEN CRY: 100 Women on the Words that Move Them

POEMS THAT MAKE GROWN WOMEN CRY: 100 Women on the Words that Move Them

Thinking of something new and different for Mom this Mother’s Day?  Check out this new book!! In the anticipated follow-up to the acclaimed anthology Poems that Make Grown Men Cry, editors Anthony and Ben Holden have compiled the poetry selections of 100 remarkable women, and each has written a personal essay about why that poem(…)