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Cubby the Curious Bear: A Review

Disclaimer: Hasbro sent this product to me for free. Thank you, Hasbro for giving me this furReal product. I had never heard about Cubby the Curious Bear or FurReal toys until lately. Our household rarely watches television- we use streaming services for most of our viewing entertainment. When we aren't using streaming it is usually … Continue reading Cubby the Curious Bear: A Review

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Book Review: The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do and The Most Magnificent Thing

This book review is going to be a little different than my norm. Today I have two children's picture books, The Thing Lou Couldn't Do and The Most Magnificent Thing, both written by Canadian author Ashley Spires.My children and I first read The Thing Lou Couldn't Do. I enjoyed this picture book because even though … Continue reading Book Review: The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do and The Most Magnificent Thing

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Book Review: We Toot!

When I was younger, I read a book that had belonged to my great-great-aunt Carrie. It was a small book with a beautiful cover. It was printed sometime around 1913 and was meant to teach girls how to be proper young ladies, sort of a finishing school in a book for the not-so-privileged if you … Continue reading Book Review: We Toot!

Book Review: Max the Rabbit Plays Hide and Seek

I was recently sent a package of children's books for review by Clever Publishing. The first book my children and I read was a board book, Max the Rabbit Plays Hide and Seek, written by Julia Shigarova and illustrated by Valentina Yaskina. Max the Rabbit Plays Hide and Seek, written by Julia Shigarova and illustrated … Continue reading Book Review: Max the Rabbit Plays Hide and Seek

Book Review: Sacrifice

Please note, if you are sensitive to reading about blood or graphic violence, this may not be the book for you. How far would you go to ensure the health and well being of your family? What would you do to get out of a perilous situation and get to them? How much would you … Continue reading Book Review: Sacrifice

Here’s the Stink: Dutch Oven Kit Review

*Please note: The opinions expressed in this post are my opinions and the opinions of my sister. The product being reviewed has been gifted to me in exchange for an honest review. I have not been paid or received any other compensation. When I was contacted by Carolyn from Dutch Oven Kits asking if I … Continue reading Here’s the Stink: Dutch Oven Kit Review

The Hairy Truth: My Experience Using HR23+ Hair Growth Supplement

**Disclaimer** I received this product in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive any compensation for this blog post. All views expressed above are my own and I was not paid for them.   If you have been reading my blog for a while, you may remember me writing about how I started … Continue reading The Hairy Truth: My Experience Using HR23+ Hair Growth Supplement

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Book Review: Magic Pie

Yesterday I received a package in the mail. I had an inkling of what it contained, but my daughter did not. She is always very excited to receive mail, so I let her help me open the package. Essex based author Robyn Embrey sent us a copy of her book, Magic Pie. Also included in … Continue reading Book Review: Magic Pie

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Book Review: Sophia & the Dragon: Who Came for Dinner

Any parent can tell you that mealtimes can be notoriously taxing. In the beginning, my daughter was a non-discriminating eater who shoveled it all in but then went through a very picky phase, which luckily (thank God,) didn't last too long. I wrote about it in an older post, Why do Mealtimes Have to be … Continue reading Book Review: Sophia & the Dragon: Who Came for Dinner

My Five Favorite Podcasts

I love to listen to podcasts in the car, when I am getting ready for work in the morning, or at work using my Bluetooth headphones. It's my way to catch up on current events, learn something new, or just block out my surroundings and concentrate on work. I listen to all my podcasts using … Continue reading My Five Favorite Podcasts