FRIDAY FRENZY – Those Darn Squirrels!

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…

FRIDAY FRENZY – Tallulah’s Tutu

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…

FRIDAY FRENZY – JULIA, CHILD

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,…

FRIDAY FRENZY – GRANDPA GREEN

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…

FRIDAY FRENZY – THE BEST PET OF ALL

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…

FRIDAY FRENZY – A SICK DAY FOR AMOS McGEE

Yiiiipppeeee!!!!!  It’s officially Friday Frenzy! You know what that means…. Some handpicked goodies inspired by one amazing children’s book, A SICK DAY FOR AMOS McGEE by Philip & Erin Stead. Seriously, this book is fantabulous! I will shamelessly admit that although this particular book was winning awards and praises from all corners of the publishing world,…

THE FRIDAY FRENZY- even though it’s a Wednesday!

I love children’s books!  I. LOVE. THEM! Give me a slice of cake and a children’s book and I’m in hog heaven… Wait… A slice?  Who am I kidding? I laugh in the face of a SLICE of cake…And A children’s book? P-L-E-A-S-E.  That sort of thing is for amateurs! Remember Will Ferrell in ELF? Yeah,…