Review: Gibbs Smith Books

I received three books from Gibbs Smith Publishing for review. Since Zoey is at that age when she can understand what we say, I thought it would be appropriate to read these books to her. She actually pays attention now. She points at the pictures and see that she’s absorbing everything she’s seeing and hearing….

Review: Tahanan Books

For those of you who don’t already know, I am Filipino and I was born in the Philippines. Growing up, my sister and I spoke Tagalog and Ilocano. I lived in the Philippines for only a short time, 5 or 6 years. We moved to Singapore and we started speaking more English. We eventually only…

Feature: Mekong Magic

I had the pleasure of browsing through this store the other day. Mekong Magic was founded by Khongvilay Malzone in 2016. Her shop is in Haymarket Virginia and was created to spread joy to families and their children through toys and cute clothing. She has since expanded the store to include other items such as mugs,…

Review: Willa Walker

I happened upon the Willa Walker on Kickstarter one day and I found it fascinating. The Willa Walker was created by Playful Nature, LLC; founded by Gabe Cohn. Cohn, a mechanical engineer by trade, came up with the idea after babysitting his niece Willa. You can read their story here and how they are helping the…

Feature: There’s a Zombie in the Basement

I grew up with Mother Goose, Fairytales and Disney. My favorite movies to watch were Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast. The other day my nephew was talking about zombie this and zombie that. He was asking me all kinds of questions about zombies. I think that this book is great because it combines that…

Review: Zeitgeist Gifts

I received both of these products complimentary from Zeitgeist Gifts for review purposes. These products are by Donkey Products which is located in Hamburg Germany. Donkey Products aim to create unique products that become great gifts for your family and loved ones. Soft Music Box Jukebox Heroes I chose this item because it was just so…