Recently, HarperCollins Canada released Mike Holmes’ newest books titled, Make It Right: Kitchens And Bathrooms (Nov 2010) and Make It Right: Attics And Basements (Feb 2011). These books join his previous best-sellers and as the names imply, the books deal with renovating kitchens and bathrooms, and attics and basements. First off, Attics and Basement starts with the [...]

HarperCollins Canada released Sammy Hagar’s book, Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock in March of this year and I knew instantly that this was one book that would get a nicely detailed review by my husband. An encyclopedia of everything rock and metal leading all of the way back to the 70’s, Papa Bird is [...]

I was sent a copy of Newton and the Time Machine by Michael McGowan to review. This story is a sequel to Newton and the Giant and starts off where the other one left. Have no fear if you haven’t read the first book. You will not be lost. The characters in the first story [...]

Book: Character is the Key

I hear it all of the time, “Your daughter is such a happy baby” and I’ve been thinking lately about the person she is now and the person she will be later. Our daycare tells us that she is the friendliest one there and always has a smile for anyone who enters the room. She [...]

Book: 397 Ways to Save Money

I just finished reading 397 Ways to Save Money by Canadian author Kerry K. Taylor (HarperCollins Canada). Like many of you, I love saving money and finding new ways to be frugal without giving up the lifestyle I love is such a rush. This book has so many great tips in it for saving money [...]

Book: Health at Every Size

I received a copy of Health at Every Size by Linda Bacon PhD from Author Marketing Experts, Inc for review. I was a little reluctant to start reading this book at first. I didn’t know what to expect and I thought that this book was going to be another diet book. I didn’t want to [...]

Book: Clay and Katie

Since turning 1 a little over a month ago, Baby Bird has been fascinated by books. We’ve been reading to her since she was born, but just recently she started taking an interest in them; turning the pages and looking at the illustrations. I was so excited to receive 8 books and a doll to [...]

Book: Baby Smarts

“How do I play with my 4 month old” I still remember googling that phrase 7 months ago. Baby Bird was just starting to look around and notice things on her own and being a first time mom I wasn’t sure if it was time to pull out the Monopoly game or not. Just kidding [...]