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
Sometimes you just need a nap. I've needed one of those for roughly the last seventeen years! Oh, I've had something that resembles a nap, you'll know it as the comfy-on-the-couch, tucked-in-just-so with a blanket...albeit one that smells oddly like dried baby barf, even though there hasn't technically been a baby in the house… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – Chicken Wants A Nap
You know what Halloween brings, right? Yesiree, it's time for another round of SLH's Annual Halloweensie Contest! No, not SJP, we aren't sexing anything in the city today! Nope, not SNL either, but you are getting closer! I'm talking about SLH...the one and only, Susanna Leonard Hill, author of the fabulous newly released… Continue reading Halloweensie Contest, The Little Green Witch , and How do you go out for a pumpkin and come back with a puppy?…Yep, it’s FRIDAY FRENZY!
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!
Who here remembers Poochie? How about those Lovable Shirt Tales? Maybe you know a little something about a thing called Underoos, or perhaps… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – Strega Nona
If there's one thing being a children's book author has taught me, it's how to wait . . . And wait . . . And wait. . . . And wait some more. But ya know what? Sometimes all that painful, excruciating, agonizing, and let's be honest..diabolical waiting, turns out to be the most… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – I’ll Wait, Mr. panda
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
Ya'll, I want a flower farm. I'm going to have a flower farm. Big or small, successful or not, I will have a flower farm. Do I know anything about growing flowers? Dirt. Water. Sun. Seed..... What else could I possibly need? You're rolling your eyes and chuckling at my lack of knowledge aren't you?… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY- My Garden
My teenager just got his driver's permit. Want to know what that looks like? Picture this...an old beat up mini-van complete with smashed in side (thank you drive through car wash), what looks like straight from the hood bullet holes (thank you Maryland road work improvement team), cracked windshield, front license plate dangling from one lone… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY- Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride
I don't know how it happened but a while back, Fall I think it was, I was in the laundry room digging around for all the dirty soccer gear and I'm pretty sure I was attacked by a mound of nappy socks, the kind of nappy socks that you take one whiff of and the… Continue reading FRIDAY FRENZY – The Napping House