June 13, 2013
Posted by QueenMomJen at 6/13/2013 07:16:00 PM
Check out this cute online resource for printable pictures. We had great fun in our house this afternoon printing up our favorite images and creating puppets.
Hope everyone's summer is going well!
June 04, 2013
Posted by QueenMomJen at 6/04/2013 08:44:00 AM
School is out and I am trying to make sure we continue learning even during the summer months with fun crafts and projects. Here is a super simple project I did with my preschool princess to reinforce shapes.
Make Your Own Shape Princess
I used foam paper and cut out some super easy shapes to start with. As I cut I had my preschooler tell me all of the shapes she knew and then retrieve them to put the princess together.
Then for some added fun have your Princess glitter up her creation!
Oh and my little princess added a face to hers. There is no stifling of creativity in this house :)
May 28, 2013
Posted by QueenMomJen at 5/28/2013 08:29:00 AM
This weekend on a visit to my local Barnes & Noble I found a little surprise peeking out of the bookshelf in the picture books section.
If you are looking for a copy remember you can walk in store and get one at Hicklebee's, The U of A Bookstore, the Barnes and Noble located in Tucson, and they are always available online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
For many of our Princesses it is the beginning of summer so get ready for some fun new Princess craft posts sponsored by the Queen Mommies.
May 13, 2013
Posted by QueenMomJen at 5/13/2013 10:42:00 AM
Children's Book Week (link) originated in the belief that children's books and literacy are life-changers.
Books really do change lives.
Just this last week the Queen Mommies heard a story about a book we gave to a local non-profit organization that benefits children. Rebekah Grace was given as a birthday gift to a 4 year old Princess who when given the book would not let it go. She was so thrilled to have a book of "her own" and even better to have one about Princesses.
We were also honored to visit our local children's hospital and host a special reading time. We left books for them to give as a special gift to some of their patients. A few months later at a large event with hundreds of little Princesses we met a beautiful Princess who told us how she was given the book during her stay at the hospital. We were pleased to have the opportunity to autograph her now well used book.
Make sure to take some time this week to read to a child, go to the library, visit a book store or donate a book to a child.
"Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him." Maya Angelou
May 10, 2013
Posted by QueenMomJen at 5/10/2013 10:10:00 AM
We have exciting news!
The Practically Perfect Princess is now available at Hicklebee's Bookstore in San Jose California!
Hicklebee's theme of "Where Books Come Alive" is a perfect match for Rebekah Grace and we are so happy to be partnering with them in order to provide our book to little Princesses.
The first one to pick up a copy of the book will receive a Princess prize pack complete with princess shirt, tattoo and sparkly glitter ring. Just pick up your very own copy at Hicklbee's and send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a copy of your receipt and if you are the first to do so you win! Hooray Hooray!
Hope to see you at Hicklbee's.
May 01, 2013
Posted by QueenMomJen at 5/01/2013 08:24:00 PM
|Picture via The 36th Avenue|
Thanks to The 36th Avenue for pinning this fabulous craft on Pinterest!
What you need:
1 bottle Elmer’s Glitter Glue
1 Cup Water
1 tsp. Borax
1 Tb Water
1. Mix 1 tsp. Borax and 1 Cup water.
2. Empty the Glitter Glue into a bowl.
3. Add 1 TB. Water to the glue and mix it together.
4. Pour the Borax mixture inside of the bowl. Mix and smush with hands and voila you have glitter slime!
April 22, 2013
Posted by QueenMomJen at 4/22/2013 01:03:00 PM
What a busy few weeks it has been! Queen Mommy Nicki and I had a great time at Spring Fling and loved meeting so many new little Princesses.
We get many emails asking where you can get a copy of The Practically Perfect Princess and there are several ways you can get one for your Princess. Purchase it online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble (links are on our sidebar) or download it on your Kindle or Nook.
Don't forget you can also pick up a copy at the U of A Bookstores!
If you live in California the Queen Mommies have exciting news and a great giveaway coming soon. Stay tuned!
And on top of all of that my oldest Princess won an award at our County Fair this weekend with her 4H Bunny Lance- A-Lop. Double woot!!!
Special thanks to our friend over at She Became A Butterfly for nominating us for a Liebster award. We love awards! Here is the link to our answers.
Have a great week everyone.
April 08, 2013
Posted by QueenMomJen at 4/08/2013 02:26:00 PM
Last year Nicki and I started our blog around the same time as the cool gals over at 5 Minutes For Mom hosted their annual ultimate blog party. We had great fun, met some amazing bloggers and kicked off our Rebekah Grace adventure.
This year we are entering the party fashionably late, but are excited to be a part of the party! Here is the scoop on us.
Thanks for visiting our blog for the book Rebekah Grace The Practically Perfect Princess and taking some time to get to know us!
What kind of a name is the Practically Perfect Princess you ask and why would a Princess only be practically perfect?
The answer is simple, because although ALL girls are Princesses and later in life may even turn into Queen Mommies that does not mean they have to be perfect. Practically perfect is good enough!
Now to the the back story.
In 2011 my sister Nicki and I were sitting by the pool while our kids swam, I shared with Nicki that I had begun writing a children's book. I told my sister that I knew the book would never get published, but was doing it for fun. Nicki being older and wiser suggested that perhaps there was a future for such a book and that it would be fun if we did it together. Read the full story here, Innovation, Revolution and 2012!
Together we collaborated our Princess stories garnered from raising 4 Princesses and created Rebekah Grace The Practically Perfect Princess. The book has met with great success and we love our Mommy/Daddy blogger friends who have helped us get to where we are today.We have hosted Princess book readings for literally hundreds and hundreds of people and love meeting all of the lovely Princesses we have encountered.
Our blog is a way for us to connect with other parents, share our funny little Princess stories and life experiences and hopefully inspire other budding little Princesses.
Thanks for visiting!
April 03, 2013
Posted by QueenMomJen at 4/03/2013 09:35:00 PM
Update- The Queen Mommies will be making a story time/ appearance at Spring Fling and we are super excited!
Thank you to the U of A Bookstores and the Macaroni Kid for inviting us to come out and add some Princess fun to the kids corner.
Here's the scoop:
When: Saturday April 13th from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m
Where: Rillito Downs, 1st & River in Tucson Arizona
Make sure to mark your calendar!
Other exciting news: If you live in California, we hope to soon be able to soon add some bookstores into the mix where you will be able to purchase Rebekah Grace The Practically Perfect Princess. Stay tuned and keep your fingers crossed.
March 14, 2013
Posted by QueenMomJen at 3/14/2013 09:10:00 PM