gift ideas Archive

Enchanting PlaySilks: Product Review for Sarah’s Silks

One of my favorite memories playing as a child was with a drawer filled with silk scarves that my mom had.  I loved the colors, the patterns, how they felt in my hands, the almost weightless quality.

Simple Personalized Gift (that’s inexpensive too!)

Here’s an easy peasy personalized gift … that’s inexpensive and VERY well received.  It’s a great gift for graduates (especially graduate school students getting extra letters after their name), teachers, kids, moms, … ok, pretty much ANYBODY.

Hatch a Dragon!

I am SO excited that for the THIRD summer in a row we are participating in the Love Books Summer Book Exchange hosted by The Educators’ Spin on It!  It’s become a summer tradition for us!!!  For those who

Creating with Kaleidograph

When Scott from Red Hen, LLC, and co-creator of Kaleidograph, contacted me about collaborating with the company I was very excited.  He and his partner, Norman Brosterman (author of Inventing Kindergarten) are experts on the Froebel method and

Why I Love FabKids

I signed up for FabKids back in November 2012.  And I’m SO glad I did.  My daughter and I have enjoyed all the wonderful outfits we’ve purchased since.  Here’s a glimpse of some of the great looks

What’s Your Favorite Animal? – Virtual Book Club for Kids featuring Eric Carle

This month the Virtual Book for Kids is featuring the beloved author/illustrator Eric Carle. I have loved his work for as long as I can remember … and The Very Hungry Caterpillar was one of the first

Adora Dolls: GiggleTime Baby review

Being a blogger definitely has it’s perks at times!  One of these perks is being contacted by companies to review their products.  So when Adora (a division of Paradise Galleries) contacted me to write a marketing piece

Hip-pity, Hop-pity Easter Books for Kids!

Here’s some great Easter books for kids!  Perfect to read to kids over this month … OR maybe the Easter Bunny might even leave one or two of them in an Easter basket!!! Amazon.com Widgets The Easter

Books featuring Dogs

With just adopting a new puppy in December, we’ve been reading all of our books featuring dogs and checking even MORE out from the library.  Here are some of our favorites! Amazon.com Widgets Go, Dog. Go!, by

Save the Pie! review … for Pi Day!

The company SimplyFun sent us a game to review … and it’s just perfect to share it today … Pi Day!  Yup, March 14 … 3.14 … Pi Day, is the perfect day for a SAVE THE PIE!

Creeper Crazy Minecraft Party!

My son, Henry, was dead set on having a Minecraft Party this year for his 8th birthday.  With all the hype around Minecraft lately, it was pretty easy to gather lots of great ideas for our very

Great Gifts for the Minecraft Lover in your Life

My eight year old son LOVES Minecraft … he’s kinda obsessed actually.  So, what’s a mom to do?  I encourage it!  Not just for him to sit in front of a screen for hours and watch YouTube