You guys...THIS book! It has been a family favorite for years. I love it! Maybe it's because I was born and raised in New Mexico and the Mexican culture was, and still is, an everyday part of life. Maybe it's all the lively colors...I mean, HOLA! COLORS! Maybe it's because rolling my tongue as I pronounce… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – Bebe Goes Shopping
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
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
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
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