Every once in a while I come across an illustration that I just fall in love with. This sweet little piece I found a couple of years ago on Etsy, and I don't know if it's the green (my favorite color) or the raindrops (I love rain), or the yellow umbrella, or the cutest little… Continue reading THE FRIDAY FRENZY- Lola Dutch
I'm sure some of you are already relaxing by the pool, sipping your strawberry lemonade, enjoying the summer of 2016, while the rest of us are still trudging through the last couple weeks of school... Ya'll stink! Only kidding.... . . . Seriously, where is that rotten egg smell coming from? Oh well, how about… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – Flashlight
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!
Once upon a time I took ballet. It was a thing of beauty. I was graceful. I was elegant. I....must have been dreaming because graceful and elegant have NEVER been words that describe the likes of moi! No, the real beauty of my being in ballet was that after an hour of sheer torture I… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – Tallulah’s Tutu
Woo-Hoo! It's Friday, Friday Frenzy! Real quick let's play a game of Have You Ever? Sound like fun? Alright then, here we go... Have you ever watched a teenager lick a slab of ice/snow up a glass front door? Have you ever watched a 5yr. old sled down the stairs on her stomach head first...without… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – GRANDPA GREEN
It's gonna be stinkin cold up here in the Northeast this Valentine's weekend and you know what that means right? No it doesn't mean that! I was thinking more along the lines of a warm fire, hot cup of coffee, and a stack of books..oh, and don't forget the chocolate, because after all, what's Valentine's Day without the… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – THE BEST PET OF ALL
It's that time of year again; apple cider, colorful foliage, pumpkin pie, jack-o-lanterns, bags of rocks..sorry Charlie Brown, it is what it is....and of course Susanna Leonard Hill's Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest! You knew I'd enter right? I just can't help myself. It's like Susanna and the cider spiced doughnuts know voodoo or something...I just… Continue reading HALLOWEEN MOUSE
Want to know what one of my favorite things is? Well, YES cake is one of them, but.... Look at that stack! Ain't it purty? So many things to love about that great stack! I mean, have you read The Curious Garden and sat in awe at the inspiring illustrations? How about Sam & Dave… Continue reading The Queen Speaks
Weeeee! It's that time of year again! Time for Susanna Leonard Hill's Annual Holiday Contest! You know what that means? That's Right! You're about to read my newest manuscript! Restrictions were.... 1. It had to be a children's story.....CHECK! 2. Theme is wild weather impacts the Holidays.....CHECK! 3. Not to exceed 350 words.....CHECK! Okie Dokie… Continue reading A Holiday Story!
Do you want to buy a book, And read it all day long? Wimbley's waited for so long, To sing his song, Today's his special day.... Do you want to buy a book? It doesn't have to be just one book.... You were singing that to the tune of Frozen's Do You Want To Build… Continue reading Book Birthday & Gimmicky Song