I continue on my mission to find inexpensive gifts for the new teachers, to brighten their day, to excite my kids in that they get to give their new teachers a little something to say thank you. First I made the flower pens, but teachers need more than pens, they grade with sharpies and they […]

Purple Heart Day, let’s remember!

On August 7, Purple Heart Day is honored. This holiday encourages people to pay their respects to fallen soldiers, to listen to the stories of soldiers and veterans, and to thank them for their service to the nation.   The Purple Heart was first created on August 7, 1782, by the commander-in-chief of the Continental […]

Castle in the Attic – Week 1

William is devastated when he learns that Mrs. Phillips, the woman who has taken care of him for the last ten years is leaving. He is determined to think of anyway to make her stay, no matter what. While he plots and thinks, Mrs. Phillips has a surprise for him. When he comes home from […]

Books on Review – My Sister’s Bones

Oh readers! How fast this summer is going! So many wonderful books, and never enough reading time! I will have another book to share with you next month! But as we move through August, we will have another author interview to look forward to (and one that I am super excited about), as well as […]

S’mores Bites

Well, it’s the first week of August and summer is officially winding down in our house. School’s even started back already! To celebrate the beginning of school I decided to treat my boys to the quintessential summer treat, S’MORES! It helps that August is Toasted Marshmallow Month! 😉 I’m also making it easier (less messy!) […]