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Ever wonder How to play the Holiday Sock Exchange Game? This post is sponsored by Disney Hyperion.  All opinions are my own. We’ve all been to an awkward White Elephant Party where you either get a gift you will never use or a gift that you are embarrassed to openRead More →

We love Mo Willems books and are so excited to be sponsored by Disney-Hyperion for the #ReadMo Ambassador program! My daughter and We Are in an ART-ivity Book! by Mo Willems are a match made in heaven.  From the moment that it came in the mail, she has been goingRead More →

We are excited to share with you our THE ADVENTURERS GUILD Giveaway, today! Disney-Hyperion sent me a copy of THE ADVENTURERS GUILD to check out, and is partnering with me for a giveaway! We are always excited when we get a new book. My kids are big readers and a new bookRead More →

I’m working with Workman Publishing to share this giveaway! My fourth child is probably one of the most imaginative kids that I know.  Sometimes it seems like everything she looks at becomes a game, a project or a craft.  If you have a child like this, then you have toRead More →

I partnered with Scholastic to share this giveaway. Read the epic novels by Dav Pilkey before you see the movie! Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie comes out on June 2. In stores now. Now that summer is here and the weather is beautiful we love to spend time outsideRead More →

I’m working with @Scholastic to giveaway a #ScholasticSummerExpress prize! I can’t believe that we have finally approached the end of the school year.  Each year I am surprised by house faster summer comes on us.  We love summers as a family because it means that we get to go onRead More →

This is an advertisement for SheSpeaks/St. Martins Press.  “In this epic novel, set in France in World War II, two sisters who live in a small village find themselves estranged when they disagree about the imminent threat of occupation. Separated by principles and temperament, each must find her own wayRead More →

Thank you @Scholastic for sending me a copy and providing the prize pack! Maybe it is the dreamer in me, but this book really spoke  to me.  I love the freedom we have to be who we are.  The freedom we have to dream.  This is a lesson that IRead More →

This post is sponsored by JIMMY Patterson.  All opinions are my own. Thankfully, my kids LOVE to read.  Often they stay up way too late because they can’t put a good book down. Honestly, I wouldn’t have it any other way. I love the imagination they are able to developRead More →

We are baking up some fun with a Nanette’s Baguette By Mo Willems Giveaway!This post is sponsored by Disney-Hyperion.  All opinions are my own. We love reading in our house!  Reading is such a great way to spend time, use our imagination and enjoy a fun story.  My daughter was so excited whenRead More →

Thanks to Disney for sending me a copy of Hotel Bruce, and for providing the prize pack! We love books at our house.  Every night before bed we have family reading time where everyone reads their favorite book.  My kindergartener can’t read yet so this is a special time forRead More →

This post is sponsored by Disney-Hyperion.  All opinions are my own. One of my favorite rooms in our house is our library.  At the top of our stairs we have a sitting area with couches, chairs and 5 books shelves full of really fun books.  I have been lucky enough toRead More →

This is an advertisement for SheSpeaks/St. Martins Press. All opinions are my own. I will be completely honest with you.  I LOVE to read. I’m one of those crazy reader ladies who once I get my hands on a good book, I cannot put it down.  Like literally cannot putRead More →

This post is sponsored by Disney-Hyperion.  All opinions are my own. One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is taking the time to truly think about what you are grateful for.  I love sitting around the dinner table with my kids and haven’t each of us take turns share what weRead More →

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group . The opinions and text are all mine.   My mother was and is a reader. I remember watching her as a little girl spend hours reading books. She loved reading and it was somethingRead More →

This post is sponsored by Disney Press. All opinions are my own. One thing I love about the new year is that you get to start out fresh. You get to take a look at the previous year and re-evaluate what you want to change and what went well.  IRead More →

This post is sponsored by Scholastic.  All opinions are my own. The Story Starts here. The Story starts now. Teaching your kids the lifetime LOVE of reading can start in your own home and can start at a really young age. Every since my kids were young, we made the habitRead More →

Make the most of your family time by spending some time reading together! Parents magazine is out with its list of the “10 Best Children’s Books” of the year, just in time for the holidays and colder months spent indoors. Perfect for kids of all ages, this year’s list includesRead More →

My kids love the Captain Underpants series.  They were so excited for CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS AND THE SENSATIONAL SAGA OF SIR STINKS-A-LOT  to be released.  Reading is a big deal in our home and my kids spend time every day doing it. I love the motto of “Reading gives you Superpowers” becauseRead More →