Posted by: karent06 | February 1, 2011

Winter Sale!!!

Wow this has been one snowy winter in our neck of the woods hasn’t it?
This is the perfect time to take advantage of our Winter Sale…save up to 60% off on selected titles from now until Feb 8th. I can’t think of a better way to spend a snowy afternoon than curled up with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa…..can you?

Posted by: karent06 | November 25, 2010

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

Happy Thanksgiving!!!  This weekend save 20% on your entire order!! Just enter HARVEST at checkout now through Monday November 29th at midnight. Don’t forget that if you spend $60 or more you get FREE shipping. It’s the perfect time to do some holiday shopping.

Posted by: karent06 | November 12, 2010

It’s that time again! The most wonderful time of the year! We can’t turn on the tv or walk in to a store without being bombarded with ads for the latest flashy toys that promise to stimulate and educate our children.  The truth of the matter is, that while the children will LOVE these toys when they receive them, they will end up bored with them before long. This is because it’s not the bells and whistles that they need to keep them stimulated. Using their imaginations can take them to many wonderful places and is a something that will stay with them for a lifetime. Barefoot books help to spark that imagination and creativity in your child, all while helping them to explore the world around them. So go ahead and get that them that “must have” toy this season but also give them the gift of a Barefoot Book story because  it’s the gift that keeps on giving.

Posted by: karent06 | October 28, 2010

November specials

We are quickly approaching the holiday season and Barefoot books is in a giving mood. For every order placed during the month of November, Barefoot books will donate a book to “First Book”- a nonprofit organization.  Place an order of $60 and receive free shipping. What a better way to give and receive!!!!

Posted by: karent06 | October 21, 2010

Extended Free Shipping!

YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS!!!! FREE shipping on all orders over $60 until Dec. 24, 2010! Also, starting Nov. 1st there are a dozen different titles on sale! It’s a great time to take advantage of these specials and do some holiday shopping for the little ones on your list!!!

So kick off your shoes and dig your toes in the sand with a good book!!!!

Posted by: karent06 | October 14, 2010

Pumpkin pie french toast

Now that autumn is in full swing many people are enjoying the fun harvest activities and flavors of the season.  It’s a time to bring families together. Some of our favorite activities include picking apples and pumpkins and building a leaf man (aka scarecrow). The little ones love to jump in a newly raked pile of leafs. We also enjoy the flavors of fall. Mmmmm fresh apple pie right out of the oven with a scoop of ice cream or how about some pumpkin pie french toast?  I came across a recipe for this last year and had to try it since my sons favorite pie is pumpkin. It did not disappoint us.  We had such an overwhelming response for this recipe that we decided to share it with you all. I hope you enjoy!

Pumpkin Pie French Toast recipe

3 eggs (or egg whites)                      2 Tbsp milk

1/8 tsp salt                                           1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice

1/2 cup pumpkin                               3 Tbsp sugar

1/4 tsp cinammon                             6 slices firm bread

Mix all ingredients (except for the bread) until smooth.  Pour in to  a shallow dish. Dip each slice of bread in mixture. Grill on a hot skillet until golden brown on each side. Serve hot with syrup (add a spray of whipped cream for an extra treat ) Left over toast can be refrigerated or frozen for later use. You can all make the egg mixture the night before, refrigerate it and use it the next morning.

For me I use egg whites, sugar substitute and gluten free bread.   I would love to hear your feedback.

Enjoy your breakfast with a great story from Barefoot books!!!!

Posted by: karent06 | October 9, 2010

Special offer

Special Columbus Day weekend offer!!!!

20% off on all orders this weekend!!!! Just enter the special code “Autumn” when you place your order… and don’t forget…free shipping on all orders over $60.. Now these are incredible savings.

Posted by: karent06 | October 2, 2010

Featured Book

My pick of books for today is “Driving my Tractor”. This story incorporates counting, humor and rhyming as the tractor travels through the different seasons picking up animals along the way. As an additional activity you can make Farmyard Finger Puppets with your child. This will help to enhance what they have learned from the story.  You can copy and paste the following link for instructions on these easy to make fun puppets for your child.

http://www.barefootbooks.com/story/childrens-crafts-activities/driving_my_tractor_video /

Remember that it’s never too early to start reading to your children.  A good book will spur their imagination and help to develop their creativity. The knowledge they gain is priceless and the adventures that they will go on…..endless. So I encourage you to dig your toes in the sand and go barefoot with us!!!!

Posted by: admin | September 30, 2010

Free Shipping in October!

With the holidays rapidly approaching, what better gift is there for your loved ones than the gift of exploration, adventure and imagination that comes from reading? And through the month of October, as a gift to you, all orders of $60 or more come with free shipping.

Stop in and browse our selection, and set your imagination free!

Posted by: admin | September 27, 2010

Toes in the Sand & Barefoot Books…

Explore. Imagine. Create. Connect. Give Back. That’s what Barefoot Books is all about. It’s exploring other cultures, our planet, ourselves. It’s making time for make-believe and letting imaginations run wild and free. Most of all, it’s about using the power of stories to nourish the creative spark in everyone and strengthen connections with family, the global community, and the earth.

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