Ripley’s Believe it or Not: Download the Weird!

My kids are fascinated by random trivia.  We have apps on my iphone that keep them entertained for hours in the car just learning about weird facts.  They are also passionate readers and enjoy an odd assortment of books both fiction and non fiction.  So, when I got the chance to check out Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Download the Weird I thought this would be perfect for my ever inquisitive children.  Do you remember watching Ripley's Believe it or Not on TV when you were a kid?  I absolutely loved that show and my husband and I actually took … [Read more...]

Complete Book of Home Preserving (book review)

Ball Home Canning Products are the gold standard in home preserving supplies, the trademark jars on display in stores every summer from coast to coast. Now the experts at Ball have written a book destined to become the "bible" of home preserving. I received one copy of this book at no charge in order to write this review.  All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through a link on this site, we receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Title:  Ball Complete Book of Home … [Read more...]

Ripley’s Unbelievable Stories For Guys: A Father’s Day gift idea!

Title:    Ripley's Unbelievable Stories For Guys Subtitle:   Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Author:  Ripley Publishing Publisher:  Ripley Publishing (May 1, 2012) Format/Length:   256 pages hardcover ISBN:  978-1609910136 My Rating:  5 From the Publisher:  One for the grown-ups, this quirky new Ripley’s book is filled with bizarre and hilarious “Believe It or Not!” stories, trivia and lists— perfect for any fan of the unusual, and the ideal Father’s Day gift. My Review:  First off, let me say that I remember watching the Ripley's … [Read more...]