The Bookakery hosted its first official event a few weeks ago but it wasn’t for kids. Instead we decided to focus on a group that loves spoiling kids: Grandmas! In honor of Grandparents’ Day we held a small Grandma’s Tea to test out some recipes, share our love of children’s books and most importantly, celebrate […]
Congratulations to our National Read a Book Day winners! Yes winners. We love sharing the joy of winning so much we are sending books to two lucky moms. Congratulations Jessica L and Sherri C! Your books will be arriving shortly.
It’s National Read a Book Day! To celebrate I am giving away one of the three books in the picture below (winner’s choice). Here’s how to enter: – Fill out my reader’s form about your reader (if you already have skip this step): Reader’s Form – Head over to The Bookakery’s FB page and click like: The […]
“Cows that type. Hens on strike. Whoever heard of such a thing?” And so goes the antics of the animals on Farmer Brown’s farm. Never have there been farm animals so smart, witty and conniving as Duck and his friends. Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type and Giggle, Giggle, Quack were instant favorites in […]
I had the opportunity to make my little sister Lizzie’s birthday cake this year. While I thought a Queen Elizabeth cake would be appropriate, Lizzie’s request was for a mint chocolate cake. I can’t say I was too disappointed since mint and chocolate is quite possibly one of the best food combinations known to […]
This post does include links to purchase these books. Please read our Disclaimer for more information. Having a toddler who loves learning his letters has made me grateful for so many great alphabet books. These are a few of our favorites: B is for Bedtime B is for Bedtime by Margaret Hamilton and illustrated by […]
I’m going to be upfront about this, these brownies aren’t fancy or refined. I have other recipes that are, but this one unashamedly isn’t one of them. They have vegetable oil instead of melted butter and corn syrup instead of honey. They don’t have chocolate slowly melted in coffee stirred into them (you’ll have to […]
There are a lot of places that I go to find great books: bookstores, libraries, book clubs, the Minneapolis-Saint Paul airport. Minneapolis-Saint Paul airport? Yes, you read that right. Sometimes you can find amazing books in the least likely of places and that is exactly what happened on my last business trip. I had a […]