Plate to Pixel: Foodie Gift Idea

plate to pixel

So you have that friend or family member who loves to cook, and is always saying how they want to start a blog , write a cookbook, start selling their pretty baked goods or begin a catering career.  The thing is, to be successful in any of these areas, having attractive photos of their culinary […]


Eli, No! ~ Children’s Picture Book Review

Eli No!

Eli, No! is both written and illustrated by Katie Kirk.  It is filled with wonderful graphic illustrations, that have a retro feel to them, and punchy colors.  These go well with the tale of all the bad things Eli does.  Eli, while a cute dog, just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. The repetitive […]


The Ugly Duckling Dinosaur

the ugly duckling dinosaur book

The Ugly Duckling Dinosaur (A Prehistoric Tale) , by Cheryl Bardoe and illustrated by Doug Kennedy, presents a quirky twist on the Ugly Duckling story and is perfect for kids who love dinosaurs, like my daughter. Mama Duck awaits the hatching of her eggs anxiously, only to be surprised by not just ducklings but a […]


Monkey See, Monkey Draw: Children’s Book Review

Monkey See Monkey Draw Review

Monkey See, Monkey Draw was written and illustrated by the critically acclaimed children’s author and artist, Alex Beard.  It is an energetic tale, with active illustrations.  The story will encourage children to express themselves through drawing.   As kids follow along with the experience of the monkeys, they learn along with them , from the […]