What Was America’s Deadliest War?: And Other Questions about The Civil War (Good Question!)

Who fired the first shots in the American Civil War? Where were the fiercest battles fought? How did Lincoln free millions of slaves with one document? Acclaimed author Martin Sandler answers all these and other “must-know” questions about the war that pitted brother against brother and tore the United States apart.  This is a great kids book that explores ...continue reading

Monster Jam

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My family and I got to attend Monster Jam last night. This was our first time seeing it, and my kids loved it!Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, monster trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds.Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, monster trucks generate ...continue reading

HGTV Home Jessie Chair Giveaway

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Now, I have Bassett bedroom furniture, so I was happy to be involved in a giveaway that one of you can win a HGTV Home Jesse Chair (you can see all the cohosts here). We've had ours for 13 years, so I can vouch for the quality of this company! They have even invited you to watch the construction of this chair!The winner will select fabric and finish ...continue reading

Monster Jam

 Of all the really fun things we get to take the kids too, I can't believe we haven't gone to Monster Jam yet!  However, this year we are changing that!  I'm super excited!Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, monster trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for ...continue reading