Kelp Cookies: An Octonauts Inspired Lesson Plan!

Bake up some delicious Kelp Cookies with your kids while reading The Octonauts and The Great Big Open Ocean by Meomi. Recipe + Lesson Plan in our Shop Now! Our kids just love the Octonauts and while reading The Octonauts Explore the Great Big Open Ocean we got to talking about Kelp Cookies. Not only were …

I’m Not Just A Scribble Book Review + IG Giveaway!

Today is National Scribble Day and we are reading I’m Not Just A Scribble while creating our own unique #scribblestickerart! We are also teaming up with Author Diane Alber to bring you an IG Giveaway! We love reading  “I’m Not Just A Scribble…” in our homeschool, because it encourages creativity, kindness and having fun together. …

Lulu and Lainey…12 Days of Christmas Book Review + Spotlight

Have you heard of Lulu and Lainey? Children’s Book Author Lois Petren has written the most loveable children’s book series about a young girl named Lulu, who lives in Paris, France. She loves to spend time with her Grand-mere knitting, and baking, going on outings to the park and eating French treats at tea time. …

Loula and the Sister Recipe Book Review + Spotlight

Have you been to McDonald’s lately? We recently visited McDonald’s and were so pleasantly surprised to have purchased Loula and the Sister Recipe by Anne Villeneuve, an Award-winning Author, and Illustrator who lives in Canada. My daughter loved reading this book while enjoying her Happy Meal on our drive home from running errands. This book is so …

Autumn is for Apple Pie Book Review & Author + Illustrator Spotlight: Wendy Dunham + Michal Sparks

“Tales of Buttercup Grove” Early Reader Series has quickly become one of our favorites this season, and Autumn is for Apple Pie by Wendy Dunham and Michal Sparks is so much fun, with its friendly characters who teach us all about the importance of friendship, and kindness during what may seem like a bad day. This …

A Monster’s Bad Rap Children’s Book Review + Author & Illustrator Spotlight

Have you heard of A Monster’s Bad Rap? This children’s book has just been released and it is a fun, easy to read, rhyming book that has been lovingly written and illustrated by Kelly Grettler and Nataly Cohn. It is a touching story, great for those who have children that may be afraid of monsters in the closet or …

Survive + Thrive the First Year of Mamahood! Book Review + Author Spotlight: Jazmiera Smothers

I have just recently read the Book: Surviving Mamahood, One Year at a time: The Survival Guide to Surviving Your First Year as a Mama by Jazmiera Smothers and I sure wish I had read this book before I had my first baby. Let’s learn how to survive + thrive the first year of Mamahood, and beyond! …