The Language of Food by Dan Jurafsky

This is a book review of The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu by Dan Jurafsky. Stars: ***** W.W. Norton & Company (2014) Cooking/Food Writing 2015 James Beard Award Finalist I received a copy of this book for review purposes. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Why do we eat toast for breakfast,… Read More »

Spanish Language Resources

In honour of Spanish Language Day (October 12) and Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month (October) I bring you three books to assist you in teaching your child Spanish even if you don’t speak it at home. Spanish Language Resources NOTE: Affiliate Links are used on this post. If you buy through the links, I get… Read More »

Lightning-Fast Spanish for Kids and Families by Carolyn Woods

Stars: ★★★☆☆ Self-PublishedLanguage I’ve been trying to teach my children Spanish (as well as teach myself more of it) ever since they were born and I’m always looking for new resources. I had decided to make more of an effort in 2013 to learn Spanish although to be honest, I haven’t done very well. Lighting… Read More »

Idiot’s Guide to Learning Spanish VS. Spanish for Dummies

When you want to learn something new, do you turn to the Complete Idiot’s Guides or the For Dummies books? I love both of these book series because they give you all info you need to know, laid out in plain English. The books are similar but may have slightly different information, a different format,… Read More »