Raincoast Books – Okanagan Table Cookbook!

You know I love cookbooks. But you know what I love even more than cookbooks? Canadian Cookbooks! After all, it’s just a wee bit more awesome when the author is from your own country! And do I have a big, beautiful cookbook for you today! It’s called “The Okanagan Table” and most of us on […]

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Raincoast Books – Harry Potter – A Journey Through A History of Magic! ~Giveaway!

So, do we have any Harry Potter fans here? I didn’t start reading the series until it was almost finished. That was a good thing in some ways, as I didn’t go through withdrawal waiting for the next book to be published! Haha! And I loved them! Someday I’d like to own the whole series […]

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Raincoast Books – Melts!

I love a grilled cheese sandwich. To me there’s nothing more of a comfort food than a toasty, crispy, cheesey grilled cheese sandwich! Add a bite of dill pickle to every bite and you have me a perfect meal. “Melts”, by Fern Green is a beautiful hard covered book with a cut out of a […]

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Raincoast Books – #PlayTestShare Fall 2017! ~Giveaway!

Hey everyone! It’s that time of the year again – time for some fun with Raincoast Books and their #PlayTestShare for Fall of 2017! That’s right, it’s time to test out some fun activities and then share them with you! And of course, it also means there’s a giveaway attached! Let the fun begin!  I […]

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Raincoast Books – Lint Boy!

As I mentioned previously, Raincoast Books sent over four books for my eight-year-old son to check out. The second book that was sent is called “Lint Boy” by Aileen Leijten.  It’s for ages 7-10, so right in my son’s reading zone. This book is actually a graphic novel – something my son quite likes right […]

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Raincoast Books – Spring Break #PlayTestShare! ~Giveaway!

Raincoast Books has unveiled this year’s Spring Break #PlayTestShare! We always enjoy testing out items for Raincoast and then letting you know what we like best! After all, these items pretty much always circle around the kids and the kids are *always* game for testing new games and books! At least that’s the norm in […]

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Raincoast Books – Where to Go When! ~Giveaway!

Back when I was young and carefree, I would have been content to simply travel. Work to make enough money to buy a plane ticket and live awhile, then fly, fly, fly! I loved travelling and managed to make it through 8 countries in Europe (not including a couple I only travelled though) over the […]

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Raincoast Books – How Cities Work!

It’s no secret around here that I love books! It’s also no secret that the rest of my family also loves books! Big books, small books, kids books, adult books, short books, long books – we love them all! So when books come through the door, *everyone* perks up their ears and comes close to […]

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Raincoast Books – Use This if you Want to Take Great Photographs!

When you’re learning something new, the best way to do it is to practice lots. Practice in the morning, practice in the afternoon, practice in the evening – and unless you’re learning to play the trumpet – practice in the middle of the night! Photography is no different. There is a definite learning curve. Sure […]

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