Children Book Shelf : Love Monster books

Children Book Shelf : Love Monster books

*A USA Today Bestseller!**A Publishers Weekly Bestseller!*Rachel Bright's bestselling picture book is about a monster looking for love in all the cutest of placesLove Monster is a slightly hairy monster trying to fit in with the cuddly residents of Cutesville. But as it turns out, it's hard to fit in with the cute and the fluffy when you're a [...]

Lisa Book Shelf: The Valentine Mystery:

Lisa Book Shelf: The Valentine Mystery:

Ku Book Review: This was a fun read, & just in time for Valentine's Day. Tess meets a man Coby, by way of an accident who claims to be looking for his mother who gave him away at birth. Tess is also trying to determine what really happened to her father: did he fake his [...]

Lisa Book Shelf : Valentine’s Day Crafts

Lisa Book Shelf : Valentine’s Day Crafts

Today I am with the kids and we are making crafts for Valentine Day which is just a few weeks away. Hope these books inspire you to get crafting.... Lisa Through easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations, this book shows readers how to make Valentine's Day crafts and decorations using everyday objects and craft materials. Activities [...]

Chinese New Year Eve : Fireworks crafts

Chinese New Year Eve  : Fireworks crafts

6 toilet paper rolls Red-colored wrapping paper Construction paper Scotch tape red yarn or ribbon for hanging Gold ¼” ribbon Glue Gun (optional) Glue stick Scissors Pencil Gold pen Quick disclaimer, the paper firecrackers are not explosive of course, that would just be irresponsible of me… they are made simply with paper and wool. Measure [...]

Saturday Book Shelf : Celebrating Year of Rabbits

Saturday Book Shelf : Celebrating  Year of Rabbits

Welcome to my Saturday and I am celebrating with the kids a day early Chinese New Year. So join us as we explore the Holiday !!! The Jiating family and The Year of the Rabbit: A Chinese New Year Picture Book Have fun and learn with this story about celebrating the Chinese New Year with [...]

Easy Rock painting with the Kids :

Easy Rock painting  with the Kids :

You will need: • Smooth river rocks – if you cannot find any near you the hardware store or nursery is a good place to buy them• Acrylic paints• Lead pencil sketch your design outlines onto your rocks use the sketched outlines as a guide for where to paint your base colours – allow the base [...]

Forest Fairy Crafts: Enchanting Fairies & Felt Friends from Simple Supplies

Forest Fairy Crafts: Enchanting Fairies & Felt Friends from Simple Supplies

28 toymaking projects for kids, featuring faeries, zombies, gnomes, leprechauns, and more.•Make magical fairies, scary zombies, and cute gnomes with simple supplies and sewing skills•Learn easy crafting skills like hand sewing, finger knitting, sewing buttons and sequins, and using patterns•Have a fairy-crafting party! Projects are perfect for birthday parties, play dates, and afternoon playtimeWelcome to [...]

Lisa Book Shelf : The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up:

Lisa Book Shelf : The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The book that sparked a revolution and inspired the hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo: the original guide to decluttering your home once and for all.ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE—CNN Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up [...]

Book Review: Assault and Beadery 

Book Review:  Assault and Beadery 

A small-town craft retreat owner investigates when a local theater director receives lethal criticism in this charming cozy mystery. All of Cora Chevalier’s dreams are coming true. Since moving to Indigo Gap, North Carolina, the busy crafting maven has been blessed with a great boyfriend, a lovely home, and a booming craft retreat business. But [...]

Book Review : New Year’s Eve Murder

Book Review :    New Year’s Eve Murder

New York Times-Bestselling Author: A mother and daughter visiting from Maine get mixed up in murder at a Manhattan fashion magazine… After the annual parade of Christmas presents in Tinker's Cove, Maine, has ended, Lucy Stone and her daughter Elizabeth are ready to ring in the new year in style. Elizabeth has won mother/daughter winter makeovers [...]