Archives for January 2013

#win Little Critters Book Signed (US/CAN)

Mercer Mayer has published over 300 books using a wide range of illustrative styles, although he is probably best known for his Little Critter® and Little Monster series of books. When Mayer drew from his own childhood experiences in creating stories, he struck a chord with children and parents alike.  In February 2013, Silver Dolphin Books will be unveiling theirContinue Reading …

Top 10 Most Read Books

Nothing better than a good book. Have a look at this infographic and see if you have had the chance to read any of the top 10. Top 10 Most Read Books in the World infographic by Jared.

Sweethearts by Cake for your Valentine

Renowned Canadian beauty label Cake Beauty has partnered with Sweethearts, the iconic candy brand, to launch a five-piece, limited edition bath and body collection. The Sweethearts by Cake collection hits stores in time for Valentine’s Day and will remain on shelves until May. This delectable new set captures the spirit of youth, with each product kissed with the luscious scent of sweet vanillaContinue Reading …

Parents please join me at PTPA

I recently was accepted as a PTPA Blogaholic and wanted to tell you all about it. If you do not already know what PTPA is you are in for a treat. I actually first discovered this unique program many years ago while watching a local morning show. Once I saw what they were about I knew IContinue Reading …

Canada #Win a $30 Gift Card for Tim Hortons

Since the last Tim Hortons gift card giveaway was such a success we here at Tales of a Ranting Ginger are pleased to bring you another. Together with Maple Leaf Mommy and Did You know Canada our co-hosts for this fab giveaway. I have a weekends for ice capps but with the weather being chillyContinue Reading …

Belize inspired Valentine’s Day menu

Appetizer: Garnaches Main Dish: Escabeche & Shrimp in Black Bean Sauce Side Dish: Coconut White Rice Sauce: Hot Pepper Onion Sauce Dessert: Banana Flambe After all these years I am not expecting a night out for Valentine’s Day. However I may be inspired to create a fab menu at home. The above menu is beautiful and perfectContinue Reading …

Young Justice Invasion: Destiny Calling Season 2, Part 1 DVD

Join Young Justice and watch them battle villains and fight crime in a 2-disc 10 episode collection!   For the Young Justice squad being a teenager means proving yourself over and over — to peers, parents, teachers, mentors and, ultimately, to yourself. But what if you’re not just a normal teenager? What if you’re a teenage super hero? How much harderContinue Reading …

Karma Coffee and Paying it Forward

This morning we woke to a huge flooded yard. A slushy gushy mess and thunder with lightening. Not a great way to start the day. All the snow we got the other day mixed with rain and temperatures rising made a big mess. I figured I would drive our son into school instead of makingContinue Reading …