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Treasury of Egyptian Mythology for Kids

My 6 year-old has been in love with all things Egyptian for several years now. I previously wrote how her love for history and the Egyptians helped me steer her away from Disney Princesses and onto new interests. A few weeks back I found National Geographic’s Treasury of Egyptian Mythology, … Continue reading

Chasing Degas eating Cheating Chocolate Croissants

On our cooking class through books, today we went on a tour of Paris. We read Eva Montanari’s Chasing Degas, while waiting for our Cheating Chocolate Croissants to be ready to come out of the oven. I love Eva Montanari, and I’ve also reviewed another book by her here. Her … Continue reading

Strawberry Shortcake to Celebrate Friendship

Celebrating Friendship It’s almost Valentine’s day, and for cooking class I wanted to do something special to cherish love and friendship. In my country that’s what Valentine”s day is actually called: “Day of Love and Friendship,” therefore I chose to do Strawberry Shortcake, my husband’s favorite treat, pairing it up … Continue reading

Making Strudel Heart Pies

This past cooking class, I had three kids again… and as Valentine’s day is getting closer, we decided to put together a heart shaped treat. In the past I had made some really yummy Apple Hand Pies, so I decided to use that pastry dough, but this time I wanted … Continue reading

The Wonderful Colorful World of Hervé Tullet

Colors and Design as a Game Have you ever seen or heard of Hervé Tullet’s picture books? They are a marvelous romp of color and whimsy, I had the pleasure of receiving Press Here as a gift for my daughter a few years back. Up to this day, and now … Continue reading

Banshee and Molten Chocolate cakes

After a long hiatus because of the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, we’re finally resuming our Friday cooking class with the kids! This time I dug out a recipe for Molten Chocolate Cakes I put together from a Belgian Cook book , also known as Chocolate Lava Cakes. I first … Continue reading

A Pair of Docks Book Review

I became aware of this teen novel through Mother-Daughter Book reviews, who organized a book Blitz for Jennifer Ellis and her new book, a Pair of Docks. As a lover of fantasy and magical world, I was certainly intrigued by the idea and looking forward to delve into the novel! … Continue reading

Mis Cuentos Ilustrados Favoritos en Español

El mes pasado hice una lista de mis libros preferidos de miedo para niños.  Desde hace tiempo llevaba queriendo hacer lo mismo con mis cuentos ilustrados favoritos en español. Así que acá va la lista de las historias más hermosas con dibujos increíbles para despertar la imaginación de cualquier niño. … Continue reading