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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… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – Tallulah’s Tutu

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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,… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – JULIA, CHILD

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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… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – GRANDPA GREEN

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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… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – THE BEST PET OF ALL

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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,… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – A SICK DAY FOR AMOS McGEE

My Stories

HALLOWEEN MOUSE

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

Daily Bliss, Kids

The Queen Speaks

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