If there's one thing being a children's book author has taught me, it's how to wait . . . And wait . . . And wait. . . . And wait some more. But ya know what? Sometimes all that painful, excruciating, agonizing, and let's be honest..diabolical waiting, turns out to be the most… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – I’ll Wait, Mr. panda
I finally did it. I finally figured out how to update my blog....sort of. It took a lot of patience... And cursing... And crying... And temper tantrum throwing... And wondering why in the heck I can't understand techno talk! I mean, If I can raise four kids, move back and forth across the country for… Continue reading It’s About Time!
So I started work on that mini flower garden that hopes to grow into a mini flower farm one day and now I'm hot, dirty, sweaty, bleeding, cursing, and just a fleck of a straw away from all out bawling.... . . Putting in a new garden will put a smile on your face… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – Hug Me
Ya'll, I want a flower farm. I'm going to have a flower farm. Big or small, successful or not, I will have a flower farm. Do I know anything about growing flowers? Dirt. Water. Sun. Seed..... What else could I possibly need? You're rolling your eyes and chuckling at my lack of knowledge aren't you?… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY- My Garden
What would you do if you lost your favorite sweater? Would you climb a tree to look for it? How about search an icy berg, or check the den of a Kingly Lion? Me? Oh, that's easy....I'd bake a cake, duh! Perhaps the yummy smell would lure it back home! What's all this talk about… Continue reading GIRAFFE’S BLUE SWEATER
Woo-Hoo! It's time for another of Susanna Leonard Hill's Annual Writing Contests! This time it's a Valentine's Day theme, appropriate for children 12 and under, 214 words or less, and.....wait for it.... . . . Confusion! What the What? I know, me too! Here. Goes. Nothin. THE VALENTINE’S DAY STORY (WC, 214) BY: Angela Hawkins… Continue reading The Valentine’s Day Story
My teenager just got his driver's permit. Want to know what that looks like? Picture this...an old beat up mini-van complete with smashed in side (thank you drive through car wash), what looks like straight from the hood bullet holes (thank you Maryland road work improvement team), cracked windshield, front license plate dangling from one lone… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY- Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride