Reviews

Book Review of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

September 18, 2012

“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” was written by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith in 2009. The main characters throughout the novel were Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy. This novel is a parody of Jane Austen’s best-selling Pride and Prejudice. It follows the basic storyline of the original Pride and Prejudice, but with random zombies thrown […]

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Plants vs. Zombies vs. Mom

February 14, 2012

Plants vs. Zombies quickly became a family affair – well, with the exception of my husband, who shakes his head because he doesn’t “get” video games. Last fall I was given a copy of Plants vs. Zombies by PopCap, the makers of Bejeweled. Many readers here have heard of Plants vs. Zombies and probably beat […]

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7 Sites and Apps for Expectant Parents

May 3, 2011

Expectant parents, especially if it’s their first child, spend more time than almost any other group surfing the net for information and ideas. This exciting and anxiety-filled time brings about more questions than any non-parent could ever imagine. To satisfy your quest for knowledge about all things natal, check out these pregnancy-oriented sites and apps: […]

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Storyland Yoga

November 1, 2010

I recently gathered my kids and watched “Storyland Yoga” by Playful Planet. It’s a DVD showcasing yoga moves geared towards kids by incorporating animation and storytelling along with live action of kids doing the yoga moves themselves All I can say is that this DVD was an absolute blast! I have an eight-year-old and a […]

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Book Review: The New 10

September 23, 2010

Book Review: The New 10 – 40 Days to Creating a Boldly Beautiful Life From the Inside Out, written by Dawn McIntyre Reviewed by Lisa Kerner Give Dawn McIntyre 40 days and she’ll give you 40 ways to change your life. At least one can hope for a change after reading her book, The New […]

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Smart Phone Apps for Smarter Shopping

June 26, 2010

There are a number of shopping phone applications to help you get the best deals, find the best providers, discover if things are in stock, compare, and manage your money so that your shopping can be easier. Here are a few of the better shopping phone apps: 1. ShopSavvy: This phone application helps you feel […]

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