Halloween's a'comin and the tricks have already started around here. And by tricks I mean the sort where you sit at your desk for four agonizing hours trying to figure out how to improve the layout of your blog, I do not recommend this for anyone even half as technically challenged as yours truly, and… Continue reading Halloweensie Story: Cordelia the Chicken’s Halloween
Want to know a little secret? I've got goals. Big, lofty goals. And you know what else? Walt Disney once said, "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." So that's what I did. Two years ago I took a big step in the 'doing' part of reaching my writing goals.… Continue reading Picture Book Summit, Baby!
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
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
If you've ever put seed out to feed the birds, you have more than likely also put seed out to feed the squirrels...am I right? You have probably tried all sorts of gimmicks to stop those darn squirrels from eating all of that EXPENSIVE bird food...yes? You might have tried the 'ol amateur trick of… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – Those Darn Squirrels!
Butter. That's it, just butter. B.U.T.T.E.R. Did you hear me? B-U-T-T-E-R-! Whatever it is I think I see, becomes a stick of butter to me! Those commercials were the best weren't they? Tootsie Roll Young 'un, Tootsie Roll.... Butter. Yep! That's a children's book with a nod to Julia (Butter Queen) herself down there,… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – JULIA, CHILD
Yes I know we've done this before but.....Ya'll know what today is? Yes smarty pants it is Monday, but it's also the LAST Monday that I'll be an UNpublished author...for like the rest of my life!!!!!! Come next Monday I get to join the club....they aren't even gonna make me egg a car or anything...not even… Continue reading Lemon Basil & A FREE Giveaway!
The Olympics have started...are you watching? I love watching all of the sports, even the ones I don't understand, like the one where you slide that thingy on the ice and try to make it stop on the bulls eye while commanding two teammates to clean the ice as you go! We may have to… Continue reading Winter Olympics and Q & A