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ASCENDERS by C.L. Gaber: perfect summer reading for moms or young adults

ASCENDERS by C.L. Gaber: perfect summer reading for moms or young adults

  “Paranormal romance” isn’t usually my thing, but this one sounded appealing, so I dove right in. Blurb: Walker Callaghan doesn’t know what happened to her. One minute she was living her teenage life in suburban Chicago…and the next minute, she was in a strange place and in a brand new school with absolutely no

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LOVE INSPIRED SERIES Book Review & #Giveaway ends 5/13

LOVE INSPIRED SERIES Book Review & #Giveaway ends 5/13

Everyone and anyone who has ever met me knows that I love to read.  I read while waiting to pick up the kids, I read to reduce stress.  I may or may not have been caught reading a book at yesterday’s playdate (Sorry about that Karen.  I had a lovely time!). My kids have picked

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We had a Kids' Cookie Baking Adventure Party, and you can too!

We had a Kids’ Cookie Baking Adventure Party, and you can too!

Thanks to the review copy I received from Mimi’s Adventures in Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies, we embarked on a Cookie adventure with our friends! Baking is a fantastic way to introduce kids to the kitchen, because they are really interested in the results. (I mean… chocolate chip cookies! Who doesn’t want those?) Mimi’s Adventures in

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Teeth Fairies by Ingrid Bencosme Review & Giveaway ends 4/12

Teeth Fairies by Ingrid Bencosme Review & Giveaway ends 4/12

Part game, part family tradition, part incentive to brush their teeth, your kiddo is sure to love their teeth fairies doll and story no matter how and when you introduce her. (Both of my boys, 7.5 and 3.5, tried to make off with her while I was reading the story book to see what it’s

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Housewitch: A Novel by Katie Schickel review + #giveaway ends 3/28

Housewitch: A Novel by Katie Schickel review + #giveaway ends 3/28

Former foster child, now a stay-at-home mom of three, Allison Darling desperately wants to fit in with the latte drinking, hundred-dollar-yoga-pants wearing moms that run her charming seaside town, Monrovia. Constantly feeling like an outsider, Allison dreams of more for her children.
When Allison’s estranged mother passes away, her previously dormant special talents emerge. Soon she is reunited with the family that abandoned her and learns of their heartbreaking legacy.

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Path in the Darkness Review (+ Firefly Clue giveaway, ends 3/29)

Path in the Darkness Review (+ Firefly Clue giveaway, ends 3/29)

Back in the beginning of February I reviewed  a science fiction novel for you called ‘Outsystem’ that I loved, loved, loved. I told you then I was going to rush right out and get the sequel and do little happy dances as soon as the children were in bed.   Well it turns out that

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