Monday, January 11th
9pm ET / 6pm PT
Hashtags: #TSMBookClub #MouseScouts #MouseScoutsMakeADifference
Hosts: @theshoppingmama @swdillard @randomhousekids @JenniferVido
Cookbook for Moms Who Ski and Ride
Winter is here and it's time for outdoor adventures. Skiing, hiking and sledding can make a family hungry. This winter, there's an awesome solution for moms a new cookbook for moms who ski and ride. The Ski Moms Cookbook is a digital cookbook with 36 recipes that are easy to ...read more
How to Make an Easy Paper Plate Snowman
If you live on the East Coast, it's likely you've seen some snow already, same for our friends out in the Rockies. There's something magical about a snow day and the playing outside in a winter wonderland. This craft is inspired by the simply joy of making a snowman. Whether you ...read more
Skip the Crowds and Take Your Family Skiing in Waterville Valley
After a sizable snow storm over Martin Luther King weekend, there were plenty of lift lines and skiers heading to Vermont. Amazingly, most of them drove right past an awesome resort. I'm encouraging families to skip the crowds on the next winter holiday and take a family ski trip ...read more
Mark your calendars for Monday, January 11th 9pm ET / 6pm PT to kick off The Shopping Mama Virtual Book Chat for 2016 featuring children's author and illustrator Sarah Dillard. Her new chapter books Mouse Scouts and Mouse Scouts: Make a Difference will spark the interest of your little ones. Whether it’s on your smartphone, tablet, or computer, check in with us on Twitter. Get your questions ready and tweet along with us as we discuss these fun-filled mouse adventures. To learn more about Sarah and her books, visit her website at www.sarahdillard.com.
Sarah Dillard knows firsthand what it’s like to be a scout, for she was briefly a Brownie and Junior Scout in her childhood days. This new series introduces kids to a troop of six mice who become forever friends. Sounds like something your kids might like to read? Then come tweet along with us using the hashtags #TSMBookClub, #MouseScouts, and #MouseScoutsMakeADifference. Even better, five lucky readers will win a set of Mouse Scout books and we’ll be giving away a $50 Amazon gift card, too!
Don’t forget to check back with us everysecond Monday of the month from 9-10pm ET/ 6-7 pm PT to meet and tweet along with another TSM Virtual Book Chat author. On February 8th, we will be featuring Shawn K. Stout. Her upcoming release A Tiny Piece of Sky is a must-read winter pick set in a small town in Maryland. Based on a true story, this tale of war and spies will pique your young reader's interest. So, go ahead and invite some friends to join along in our virtual book club community. Reading and tweeting have never been so much fun!
RSVP to win one of our book chat prizes. We have five sets of Mouse Scouts books and a $50 Amazon gift card to give away!