So I have finished all of the Flower Power books by Lauren Myracle and I can write about them all at once! I am so close to catching up on my blogging! Very happy! May I take a moment and thank you for all of your emails and text encouraging ...―
Too many songs about smiling to even list. Smile Though Your Heart is Breaking, which now I see is just called Smile, is sticking in my head. Smile was a sweet graphic novel, by Raina Telgemeier about well, about a smile. A messed up one that...―
So I know I have done a lot of ripping on Judy Blume. I still stand by my feelings on AYTGIMM and Blubber. But Just as Long as We're Together and Here's to You, Rachel Robinson were two wonderful books. Rachel is the sequel to Together and I ...―
Ah the tortured artist. I can't understand them, but I can appreciate them. It is hard to appreciate Aurora's dad though. She is an artist, like he is. But he is also a bad husband and a pretty not-so-great dad. But who is perfect. Drawing...―
A couple of weeks ago, I got an email asking if I would be interested in writing a guest blog for the website NewOrleansmomsblog.com. I was thrilled! I'm happy to write for anyone who asks me these days, so I happily agreed. ∙ A while ...―
I remember doodling as a kid, because in my generation it was common that you were stuck with a pencil or pen in hand...and bored. So, doodling was natural. Of course we found a way to distract ourselves, allow our minds to wander, get caught up ...―
To celebrate the Release of the paperback copy of ∙ Young Knights of the Round Table: The King's Ransom ∙ I've invited the boys back to conduct the Virtual Tour of the Welsh settings found in the book. Also one lucky visitor will ...―
The Willoughbys is a fantastic story of uncaring parents and clever plot twists that echo (and mention directly) classic tales of childhood adventures. It's been a wonderful book the entire family is enjoying. I laughed out loud when I hear the...―
My darling girl and her very adorable skin as it looks today. We've moved houses and I have a twitchy eye which must be the result of a.) all the stress or b.) paint fumes. In either case I'm turning into one old lady...luckily, my kids are all...―
After I finish a MDH book, I think, "man, these are creepy!" and I think that kids should know that if they scare easy, they might want to take it slow. The deal is, with a book like Deep and Dark and Dangerous, the scares aren't cheap and ...―
So yes, Peace, Locomotion, is another wonderful book. It is the sequel to Locomotion, which I listened to on a trip last year and loved. It continues the story of Lonnie who is still in foster care and still missing his dead parents and his ...―
Yahoo! announced that it has acquired Tumblr for $1.1billion today. According to Tumblr's ...
How do I setup Live TV on OpenELEC? Below are some basic and straightforward instructions ...
When Stephen and I were planning our honeymoon in Tuscany, one of the things I lobbied for ...