Cupcake Diaries-Story Time, Review, & Giveaway!

 

If you read my blog very often, you know I LOVE children books. As a Mommy and a former elementary school teacher, I truly get excited when I find a new and cute book!

Simon and Schuster recently sent me the most adorable cupcake kit to review-it contained a cupcake themed apron and 3 cupcake books! 2 of the books were geared towards “tweens” called The Cupcake Diaries.  These books are sure to delight any preteen in your life, while the 3rd book Who’s My Cupcake is an infant board book that plays around with nicknames many of us have for our children. The pictures are terrific and even my toddler thinks all the words are hilarious! It is also a great book to help your child get introduced to rhyming words! You can also visit the Cupcake Diaries Website to find printables and more!

 I decided to have a little bit of fun with this package and teamed up with a local children boutique (The Silver Rattle) and a cupcake company (Twisted Sisters Cupcakes) to bring a cupcake story time to local families.

Momondealz reading to the kids!

 i had a blast planning and performing this story time! It’s been over a year since I have had the opportunity to read and interact with large groups of kids and the teacher in me really had fun! I read a couple of cupcake books, including Who’s My Cupcake?, did a flannel finger play with the kids, helped create cupcake bookmarks, and of course enjoyed some yummy cupcakes! Beth from The Silver Rattle was kind enough to open her doors to the group and the Twisted Sisters supplied discounted cupcakes for me to distribute. Here are some pictures of the fun! 

Yummmmm

Cupcake bookmark craft

If you are local, stay tuned for more of these story times-I will be having them at The Silver Rattle once a month! The owner also offers additional (free) story times every Friday where local story teller “Miss Dawn” performs!

Now to even better news! One lucky reader will win a Summer Cupcake Package from Simon and Schuster!  This package will include Who’s My Cupcake, both of the Cupcake Diaries books and a Cupcake Diaries-branded apron!  There are several ways to enter, choose one of all of them!

1.  Leave a comment on this post telling me your favorite kind of cupcake.
2.  Follow Momondealz via Facebook.  Return to this post and tell me you have done this.
3.  Follow Momondealz via Twitter.  Return to this post and tell me you have done this.
4.  Share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter.  Be sure to include @Momondealz for Facebook and  #Momondealz for Twitter.

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Comments

  1. Robin O says

    We love all cupcakes–especially ones with sprinkles. I think red velvet is my favorite. Thanks for the review and giveaway!

  2. Melissa Asaro says

    My favorite cupcake is Twisted Sister’s oreo something (or something like that..its chocolate cupcake with chocolate iceing and oreo toppings) delicious!!

  3. Mechele Johnson says

    Brown Sugar Buttermilk with Caramel frosting, and Lemon Huckleberry with Vanilla Bean Frosting! Yummy!
    mmjohnson555@gmail.com

  4. says

    I love cupcakes, and right now my favorite is carrot cake with a butter cream frosting. Anytime, though, vanilla with vanilla frosting will do a girl just fine.
    Elizabeth Towns recently posted..Black, Divorced & Virtuous: Why can’t we have the fairytale?

  5. Pauline says

    4. I tweeted about this giveaway @emscout9 (emscout9 at Hotmail dot com)… http://twitter.com/#!/emscout9/status/108036332743434241

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