A Little Curiosity

  I am curious. I’ve always been this way, like probably many of you. Today, I am curious about your thoughts. Below are four random pictures. What is the first word that comes to your mind when you see each picture? I’ll include mine at […]

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What a Wonderful Book

  Every so often, a picture book comes around that truly changes our world for the better, and I would hands-down put What a Wonderful World by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss in this exact category. The words in this story are the lyrics to […]

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School Days!

How is it even possible that soon—very soon—school will be back in session? It seems as though we just let out for summer break. Welp, ladies and gents, the calendar doesn’t lie. So today’s blog post is a list of some beloved books that may […]

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The Swoonworthy

  A few weeks ago, I blogged about words that give me the heebie jeebies. But what about the words that make a girl go warm and fuzzy? That’s right. We’re tackling those lovelies today. So, below are my top seven (I couldn’t whittle it […]

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June’s Tune in July

This week, out of the gazillion picture books at the library, my children and I brought home June’s Tune. This sweet book is all about a young girl, June, trying to decide on words for her new tune. The delightful book is full of bright […]

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The Cringeworthy

When I think on some of my favorite warm and fuzzy words, incandescent and whimsy are welcomed to my mind like the gentle breeze at a beach. However (and that’s a BIG however), there are some words that are downright grimace-inducing. These words and their […]

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Mr. Tweed’s Good Deeds

  My daughter picked out a true gem at the library last week. We read Mr. Tweed’s Good Deeds again and again and then again some more. The picture book follows Mr. Tweed as he helps his friends find their lost items. In fun, Where’s […]

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The Not So Random

One of the many elements of a memorable story is how the seemingly random details all weave together, and by the story’s end, aren’t random at all. How the grandson stumbled upon his grandfather’s long lost and final piece of missing art at a simple […]

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Crab Cakes & Happy Campers

      Our little family is a family of four. Though we aren’t the biggest family (not even close, really), it is quite the task to cook something that everyone will eat without the usual prodding from me. There is one dish, however, that […]

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