|
Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >
Reviews and Ratings
Showing 1-40 of 1,140
reviewed Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave. October 21, 2010
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave
      I had purposed this book to be apart of an ongoing History discussion I was having with my children --boy and girl, 8 and 10 -- on the Civil War. I meant to personalize the …
reviewed Martha Doesn't Share. October 19, 2010
Martha Doesn't Share
            Martha has a new favorite word.   And that word is MINE!      She says it about her pancakes.   She says …
reviewed Just One Bite. October 19, 2010
Just One Bite
      A Bear.   a Komodo dragon.   an Octopus   a Parrot   a Sperm Whale   a Butterfly   a Rabbit   a Frog   …
reviewed Thomas' Triple Health English Muffins. October 04, 2010
Thomas' Triple Health English Muffins
   Okay, saw these muffins on sale and thought okay, might be a nice break from whole wheat toast.  Unfortunately they taste pasty and bland.  No, worse than bland.  They taste …
reviewed Lifesource Xl-18 Tri-axial Activity M.... September 25, 2010
Lifesource Xl-18 Tri-axial Activity Monitor
The Lifesource Tri-axial pedometer is meant to go head-to-head with Omron HJ-303 GoSmart Tri-Axis Pocket Pedometer. They both feature small size, Tri-axis motion detection, lanyard, clock, calorie counter, …
reviewed KitchenAid Gourmet Essentials Stainle.... September 25, 2010
KitchenAid Gourmet Essentials Stainless Steel Non Stick Cookware Sets
This is a FABULOUS cookware set. I absolutely love it.     I'm too humble to say that I'm even a good cook, but I will say that I cook quite a bit and that I'm pretty persnickety about …
reviewed FurReal Friends Furry Frenzies City C.... September 25, 2010
FurReal Friends Furry Frenzies City Center Play
Cute, cute, cute.     My kids have been requesting (pestering) me about getting either FurReal or Zhu-Zhu pets -- depending on which ads they last saw-- forever. I've been putting …
reviewed Hudson. September 25, 2010
Hudson
Janice Weaver's "Hudson" is an interesting and quick paced history of the explorer that is really reader-friendly.    She immediately grabbed my attention by her lively prose and the …
Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson
Black Jack was a BRAVE man.  Black Jack was a STRONG man.  Black Jack was a Brave, Strong, FIGHTIN' man.  But mostly, Black Jack was his  OWN man.    Black …
reviewed Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Microwa.... September 21, 2010
Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Microwavable
I eat quite a bit of popcorn every week and Orville R. is my man. I like the variety he offers: light salt, butter, Tender White, lite-butter, kettle-corn, peppery... and the sizes.     His …
reviewed Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Microwa.... September 21, 2010
Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Microwavable
I was just over raving at how much I despise Orville's "Natural" popcorn --Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Microwavable Popcorn, Natural Simply Salted-- so I thought I should come over and say something …
reviewed Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Microwa.... September 21, 2010
Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Microwavable
I eat a considerable amount of popcorn every week and it's almost always Redenbacher. I like the brand. BUT this product is dreadful. First, it's salty. Waaay too salty. Secondly, it's pretty greasy. …
reviewed Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix 8.5oz. September 21, 2010
Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix 8.5oz
As those reared in the South know, there are different kinds of cornmeal and different ways it can be prepared. My granny used to fry up cornmeal biscuit-style in a cast iron skillet half filled with …
reviewed Lodge Cast Iron 7-Stick Cornstick Pan. September 21, 2010
Lodge Cast Iron 7-Stick Cornstick Pan
We've got two of these and must say that while cute as the dickens conceptually, they aren't worth the time. First of all, the corn image doesn't come out clearly. Secondly, they are difficult to clean …
The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark
"The Pout-Pout in the Big-Big Dark" is funny and sweet and a great Read-Aloud and I don't know why it hasn't received more press and more reviews here at Amazon and elsewhere.     A …
reviewed Ender's Game: Battle School. September 20, 2010
Ender's Game: Battle School
Excellent rendition.    Having read "Ender's Game" in it's full glory I found myself more than a little hesitant to approach the graphic novel. I don't know about you, but frequently …
The Journal of Curious Letters (The 13th Reality)
Atticus 'Tick' Higginbottom is a 13 year-old boy who is athletic and extremely smart, and unfortunately the focus of the school bullies. He gets by though and his life seems fairly normal until he receives …
reviewed Maisy Dresses Up. September 20, 2010
Maisy Dresses Up
"Maisy Dresses Up" is a cute book that begins with Maisy being invited to a costume party at Tallulah's.      TALKING POINTS:::  Bright colorful artwork typifies …
reviewed Transall Saga. September 20, 2010
Transall Saga
What can I say. I've read about 17 of Gary Paulsen's books in the last few months and this is the only one I wasn't crazy about.    The idea is interesting-- it's standard sort of …
reviewed Eyesave Croakies & Cords - Nylon Cord. September 17, 2010
Eyesave Croakies & Cords - Nylon Cord
How well you like the Croakie will probably depend on how you like to wear your glasses.     What this thing is a eyeglasses lanyard or tether. It's the variety with the rubbery-latex …
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen
My kids LOVE this book. In the few weeks we've had it they must have read it 20 times -- especially my 8 year-old son.    "Ook and Gluk" contains all of the elements of the Captain …
Birthday Car (Modern Curriculum Press Beginning to
Well, you can probably guess from the cover what this little boy got for his birthday. Yes, he got a little red car.    The story is one of the simplest I've seen in Ms. Hillert's …
Four Good Friends (Modern Curriculum Press
I was racking my brain trying to remember where I had read this story before. Turns out -- and no, I had to do research, couldn't recall where I had read it before -- that Margaret Hillert drew upon an …
Riding the Ice Wind: By Kite and Sledge across
If you have read Krakauer's Into Thin Air, Tabor's Blind Descent: The Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth, Viesturs' K2: Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain or even Danziger's …
Help for Dear Dragon (Modern Curriculum Press
In this primer which is part of Margaret Hillert's popular 'Dear Dragon' series, Dragon isn't feeling well so his boy takes him to the vet. The lady doctor, Dr. Lee, takes Dragon's temperature and then …
reviewed Indiana Jones 3 3/4 Inch - Dr. Henry .... September 13, 2010
Indiana Jones 3 3/4 Inch - Dr. Henry Jones - Last
I've been reviewing quite a few of these Indiana Jones figures because my husband and I purchased a ton of them for my 8 year olds birthday. (Yeah, apparently we have money to burn. But he didn't want …
reviewed Indiana Jones Movie Series Raiders of.... September 13, 2010
Indiana Jones Movie Series Raiders of the Lost Ark
I've been reviewing quite a few of these Indiana Jones figures because my husband and I purchased a ton of them for my 8 year old's birthday.    In size they are comparable to a Polly …
reviewed Maisy Takes a Bath  . September 13, 2010
Maisy Takes a Bath  
This is a cute Maisy book but honestly not one of our favorites. I can't exactly say why, except that maybe the idea of persistent interruptions to the sanctity of bathtime is the cause.    In …
reviewed Maisy's Pool  . September 13, 2010
Maisy's Pool  
This one is a lot of fun and honestly one of my favorite Maisy's. In the story Tallulah and Maisy pull out their wading pool only to find that it has a hole. They soon patch it up only to have another …
The River (Brian's Saga Series #2)
Our boy Brian returns to the wilds of Canada but this time with a companion; a man who is part of a team that wants to understand how it was that Brian survived on his own with so few resources.    Br …
reviewed Rifle. September 13, 2010
Rifle
*** Possible Spoiler Alert ***    Wow. This is a book that was written to be controversial. I say this because Mr. Paulsen takes a stand in this book that at least half of we readers …
reviewed Cupcake Courier Cupcake Caddy - Holds.... September 13, 2010
Cupcake Courier Cupcake Caddy - Holds 36 Cupcakes
Love this thing.    I've got two children in Elementary School and I wish I had bought this cupcake carrier earlier as it would have saved me hassles and money. The problem I had before …
reviewed Cupcake Courier - Soft Blue Sky. September 13, 2010
Cupcake Courier - Soft Blue Sky
Love this thing.    I've got two children in Elementary School and I wish I had bought this cupcake carrier earlier as it would have saved me hassles and money. The problem I had before …
reviewed Shiloh. September 13, 2010
Shiloh
What can I say. SHILOH is the book that had my children begging me to continue reading (boy and girl; 8 and 10). 'We don't need TV', they said, 'just don't stop reading, mommy'.    And …
Who Goes to School? (Modern Curriculum Press
Yes, I am reviewing. I am reviewing many, many Margaret Hillert primers. I love her primers. Her primers are fun to read. They tell good stories. They motivate young readers. When they motivate young …
The First American Cookbook: A Facsimile of
This particular Dover edition of classic Americana is an exact copy (facsimile) of the 1st American cookbook by Amelia Simmons --"American Cookery", published in the Spring of 1796. Besides the 47 pages …
reviewed The Three Goats. September 11, 2010
The Three Goats
Ms. Hillert's books are *GREAT*! I sat down with the expectation of reading them *to* my pre-kindergartener and I found that suddenly we were actually reading it together!    Wahoo-where …
reviewed Pinocchio. September 11, 2010
Pinocchio
I usually gush enthusiastic about Margaret Hillert's books. (In fact, I'm gathering the basic information on them for series for my blog). But I must say that this one isn't one of my favorites.    Th …
reviewed Skechers. September 08, 2010
skechers
   Bought these shoes after a pair of New Balance damaged my feet.  I've loved the NB brand and have bought it for years, but the last pair gave me such a wretched case of plantar fasciitis …
reviewed The Action Bible. September 08, 2010
The Action Bible
This is how the preface by General Editor, Doug Mauss, begins. He then goes on to argue that Superman may be super, but his powers are nothing as compared with God's. [I tell you this because I think …
1 2 3 4 5 ... 29 Next
© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
()
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since
reviews
comments
ratings
questions
compliments
lists