Kids Book Review: Have No Fear! Halloween Is Here!

Have No Fear! Halloween Is Here! is a Step 2 book in the Step into Reading Non-Fiction Readers series that The Cat in the Hat shows young readers how to have fun on Halloween. This book is based on the television show The Cat in the Hat Knows a lot about Halloween! We follow Nick…

Kids Book Review: Usborne Lift-the-flap Sharks

Usborne Books is one of my favorite companies to get books from. They have unique books for kids that are reasonably priced and superior quality. I have purchased some of their books for gifts and many of them for our house. My son enjoys books about the ocean and sharks, so I was optimistic when…

Weekly Photo Challege: Waiting

There is a lot of activity in the life of an energetic 4-year old boy. While I love to watch him conquer slides and playgrounds, race up and down our driveway on his bike, charge through the house as fast as he can so he can crash into the couch, and pretend to fly secret missions or…

It is with a sorrowful heart that I announce to my WordPress friends that my beloved Kyra has been sent to Heaven. She has lived at least 16 years, and I hope that I have given her the best life a dog could want. Our paths crossed when I met her at the Delhi Animal Shelter…

Book Review: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Outlander is a book that has a little something for everyone. Time travel, brutality and war, history, witchcraft, romance, and fidelity. Diana Gabaldon has somehow tied together historical occurrences with time travel and intimate romance in a way that the reader feels as though they are a part of Claire, Frank, and Jamie’s daily routine….

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ooh, shiny!

If you’re anything like me, there are certain things that are more distracting than anything else. For me, it’s SHOES! I don’t know what it is about them, but I find myself always checking out shoes! On websites, in stores, on people, in my own closet! I love everything about shoes. I love the colors, the shapes, the heels,…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Textures

Ask any mom of a young child and they can tell you where the best playgrounds in the area are. They can even rate each one based on best slides and swings, accessible bathrooms and garbage cans, shaded areas, and if they are on rubber bits, wood chips or grass. Some are better on weekends and some are…