Bookroo Book Subscription Boxes

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I grew up with an insatiable love of reading. I would re-read books until the pages were grimy and the covers fell off. I never wanted fancy gifts, the key to my heart were boxes of used books my mom would usually find at yard sales for a dollar. I’m still that way to this … Read moreBookroo Book Subscription Boxes

Precidio’s Snack in the Box

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So in my mind, the thought of school lunches still evokes the classic metal lunch box with matching thermos. If you were lucky, your favorite cartoon character or heartthrob t.v. star would be emblazoned on the front. If you were less monetarily blessed, you probably had a hand-me-down or bargain bin version starring whatever your … Read morePrecidio’s Snack in the Box

Slime Flat Tire Repair Kit Giveaway

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As I mentioned in my recent post on finding the best family car, back to school time is when many of us become most concerned with car safety. Whether you’re dropping young ones off at school each morning, chauffeuring them to after-school activities, or handing the keys to a new teen driver, you want to … Read moreSlime Flat Tire Repair Kit Giveaway

Self-adhesive Rhinestone Jewel Stickers

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I’m addicted to shiny things, glitter and bling. These self-adhesive rhinestone jewel stickers fit the bill nicely. They’re like a Lisa Frank fantasy come to 3D life. They’re perfect for decorating all of your back to school supplies- from locker mirrors to notebooks to laptop lids. This pack from NIANPU is a good deal, including … Read moreSelf-adhesive Rhinestone Jewel Stickers

Luster Premium White’s Summer of Smiles Sweepstakes & Giveaway

Put your best smile forward this school year with this awesome sweepstakes and giveaway from Luster Premium White!   Sweepstakes: Win up to $4,000 in prizes!! The Sweepstakes consist of 10 unique drawings to award one  prize in each drawing. Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes.   Enter … Read moreLuster Premium White’s Summer of Smiles Sweepstakes & Giveaway

Tenergy Classic LED Desk Lamp

I live in valley nestled in the woods among tree-covered hills. Which is beautiful and idyllic and serene, with the shade keeping our house a good ten degrees cooler than the city. One thing I’m lacking? Good indoor natural light. Thus I’m always on the lookout for lamps to brighten every corner of our home. … Read moreTenergy Classic LED Desk Lamp

Batty Betty

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  I can imagine this story originating as a bedtime conversation between a parent and a particularly imaginative child. “So there’s this brave tuba and he meets a sad banana and they join forces with a dancing giant to defeat some bullying beavers…” Which actually just summed up the plot for you. It’s a cute, … Read moreBatty Betty

Sonya Sahni and the First Grade: It’s International Day!

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This is a timely book in the current political climate of the U.S., where even legal immigrants are being viewed as suspiciously other. It’s strange that in a world that seems to be smaller each day, we are separating ourselves more than ever. Sonya Sahi and the First Grade: It’s International Day!   by Soma Mandel … Read moreSonya Sahni and the First Grade: It’s International Day!

i hate everyone but you

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“Dear Best Friend, I can already tell that I will hate everyone but you. Sincerely, Ava Helmer (that brunette who won’t leave you alone) We’re still in the same room, you weirdo. Stop crying. G” I feel like readers past a certain age aren’t going to fully grasp the artful dance of this book. If … Read morei hate everyone but you

Rockin’ Denim For Back to School

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This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I was compensated for this post. Back to school fashion for me has always meant the hottest new denim trends. Even now, the upcoming fall has me thinking about slipping into comfy jeans, gorgeous boots … Read moreRockin’ Denim For Back to School