I found another favorite! Change the World Before Bedtime Winner of 2012 Mom’s Choice Award Mark Kimball Moulton, Josh Chalmers, and Karen Good Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. This is the most adorable book I have seen in a long time. It is ...―
This is something which happened to me last spring. I think it shows a little bit about what life is like in the desert oasis of Phoenix. Also, watch for what I say about Sweet Acacias and notice how I … Continue reading →―
Writing Contests with Multiple Categories Women Who Write 2013 International Poetry & Short Prose Contest Prose pieces can be fiction or non-fiction and are limited to 3,000 words or less. Up to two poems may be submitted for the poetry ...―
100 Animals on Parade! by Masayuki Sebe Who is teaching their kiddos how to count to 100? I know I am! Wade is getting ready for Kindergarten and needs to be able to count to 100. What better way to reinforce counting with an adorable book! We sat...―
Here’s another one I posted in December. If you haven’t read it, I hope you enjoy it . ### My dad grew up in Chicago in the thirties and forties. Since then I guess rats have gotten a lot smaller. … Continue reading →―
This week I need to take a little blog rest so I can focus on my other writing. In case you weren’t reading my blog back in December, here is a post from back then about my grandmother. ### When … Continue reading →―
My timing is all off. After having spent the last two months with my mom, I’m not going to be with her on Mother’s Day. I left her some little presents and sent pretty Jacqui Lawson e-cards, and, of course, I’ll call. But we have...―
On Monday I wrote about an essay in Telling True Stories by Walt Harrington called “Details Matter.” It reminded me how important are the small things in life. But, as Harrington shows, it’s our interpretations of them (in our...―
Reviewed by Lauren Cannavino When I first saw the title of this book, I was instantly intrigued and couldn’t wait to dive in. Owning my own rescue dog and being an animal lover all around, I was ready to read a cute tale about a dog named...―
In Telling True Stories, I read a short piece by Walt Harrington called “Details Matter.” While it’s geared toward journalists, it spoke to me as a creative nonfiction writer. To research a story, he visited a home, which he...―
Reviewed by Jax Kepple Lacking the juicy, insider-only details and clear narrative organization that come with a truly engrossing nonfiction book, Serving Victoria is a dry account of Queen Victoria’s staff throughout her sixty-plus year ...―
Hey everyone! This week (20th May - 26th May) is National Vegetarian Week across the UK. ...
∙ I created this Greek Chicken and Rice Cake Salad recipe as part of the ...
someone got the giggles during his photo shoot~OUTFIT DETAILS~Shirt: Brooks BrothersPants: ...