The Complete Idiot’s Guides Vs. the For Dummies Books – A Comparison

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You may be familiar with both the bright orange covered how-to Complete Idiot’s Guides books as well as the yellow For Dummies books, but have you ever compared them? Well, I was offered a chance to compare one of each covering the same topic to see how they compare. I chose The Complete Idiot’s Guide […]

The Crabby Cook Cookbook

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Cooking meals for her two daughters and her husband made actress Jessica Harper crabby. She found herself cooking an early dinner for her girls, who would only eat six things, and then cooking again later for her husband, who would only eat eight things, but not any of the six the girls would eat. It […]

Deep Down True by Juliette Fay

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In DEEP DOWN TRUE (Penguin Paperback: January 25, 2011), Juliette Fay explores the world of Dana Stellgarten, a former ‘perennially pleasant’ mother of two who suddenly finds it hard to remain quite so nice. In the midst of a divorce and the realization that her children are struggling – one with bulimia, the other acting […]

Freddi the Dog


Freddi the Dog is a silly book about a loveable dog named Freddi. Freddi, according to the book, is ” the nicest, sweetest, most lovable, dog in the whole, entire world.” Unfortunately, Freddi sometimes gets into trouble. One night, the family goes out, leaving Freddi alone. Freddi, being the silly dog she is, begins eating […]

Raising a Father – Book Review


This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Raising a Father. All opinions are 100% mine. My father was a great Dad, but his job required him to be away from home a lot. I’ll admit that as a kid, I often felt bad that he wasn’t at my band concerts or […]

The Robot Book Review and Giveaway


This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to the winners – Kirstin, Corinne, and Selinda! The Robot Book from Andrews McMeel Publishing is a unique way to introduce children to one of life’s most important lessons: It’s what’s on the inside that counts. With striking artwork, interactive components, and a poignant message, it’s impossible not to fall […]