Kirkland Diapers Review (What Parents Think)

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Are you using the Costco/Kirkland brand of diapers? Or thinking about switching? My family has used these diapers (and many other brands over the years). In this article, we’ll talk about Kirkland diapers, I’ll share our experience with the diapers, as well as what others seems to be saying based upon their experience. Who makes … Read more

I wanted to like The Lunar Chronicles…but I didn’t

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Folks, I was so excited to read Cinder, Scarlett and the rest of The Lunar Chronicles when I found out about the series. I mean, what’s not to like!??! The premise and the world that was built is really fantastic. I love that Marissa Meyer (by the way, I love many of her other books, … Read more

Throne of Glass Series Review (Just Finished It!)

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Just so you know what to expect, I am going to talk about this series and my experiences reading it, and what I think about it. However, I am going to try to avoid spoiling the books for you if you’ve never read the series, FYI. Alright folks, I have been living the Throne of … Read more

Sophia, Princess Among Beasts (Book Review)

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I recently read Sophia, Princess of Beasts. I’m not sure why, but I went into this book with somewhat high expectations. I have read some James Patterson previously, but nothing recently. That being said, Patterson is a very successful author, having sold millions of books around the globe. His Alex Cross series could be called … Read more

Behind the Throne (Book Review)

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I picked up Behind the Throne by K.B. Wagers on a whim at the library, browsing in the W section at the library. I loved the cover, and decided to take it home. I’m not really sure what I expected, though I assumed that there would be a strong female character, and a male love … Read more

The Bear and the Nightingale Review (I LOVED IT)

I had never heard of The Bear and the Nightingale book series, or of Katherine Arden. It was a mere chance that I came across the book at all at my local library. Our librarian had recently read the book in the local city book club, and decided to buy the series for the library. … Read more

Wings of Fire Books: A Review for Parents

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I read the first five Wings of Fire books (written by Tui T. Sutherland) to my kids aloud this year. I have three kids, and mostly I am reading the books for the older boys (aged 5 and 7 at the time of writing this post), though my daughter (aged 2) is usually in the … Read more

Is It Okay To Read Holes to Younger Kids?

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Remembering the book and the praise the book received (not to mention the fact that it was taught in many classroom), I decided to start reading it to my boys, who are aged almost 6 and 7.5. I watched the movie Holes years ago after my brother read it in school. By the time Holes … Read more

We Got Sick at Great Wolf Lodge (Never Going Back)

I’m not writing this post to bash on Great Wolf Lodge. After all, any time or place, where thousands of people congregate, is going to have germs. So this post isn’t a “bash” type post. I am not claiming that the company did or didn’t do something that caused us to get sick. But the … Read more