Without getting political in a decidedly heated political time, I have to wonder where free speech and the freedom of individual thought has gone. It seems there's an active witch hunt among Americans these days that aims to stifle our individuality. Frankly I'm a little scared. It is no one's business who another person votes… Continue reading Where has all the freedom gone?
Hello! If you're like me, these have not been the easiest few months. With two middle schoolers suddenly schooling from home, while I am earning my Masters from home, and while hubby is working from home is a recipe for all kinds of not fun. I decided to visit my elderly father a few states… Continue reading Coping with the School Year from …
I honestly don’t know where to begin. It’s clear to me, now that I’ve read her first book in the High Heels series, why Gemma Halliday has raked in numerous awards and extensive praise for this series as well as her others. She crafted the perfect cocktail of romance, suspense, mystery, and humor. The characters… Continue reading Book Review: Spying in High Heels
Moe's Books What is it about that aroma of paper and ink that makes bookstores so incredibly inviting? The shelves filled with endless wonders, far off lands, historical significance, all entice us to explore what each unique bookstore has to offer. This month, our focus is on one incredibly special independent bookstore, Moe’s Books in… Continue reading Bookstore of the Month
I love education. I love planning out lessons to stimulate my students' minds. I love the moment when students and goals merge into one well educated successful outcome - I love--- Wait a second.... Not every lesson works quite like that. Let's get real people. There's a reason our country is always in a jam… Continue reading Morning Menu – Homeschooling on the Fly
I get a lot of emails (I never read) about everything from updates to accounts I never use anymore, to recipes I "must" try, to Pinterest updates and everything in between. One email I actually look forward to though is the Indie Next List. As we all face the weeks ahead, quarantined in our homes...… Continue reading What Are You Reading?
Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you are all enjoying time at home with the kiddos, video chatting with family, and taking this time to relax (as best we can right now). I would like to take this opportunity to share the children's book I published (this time last year) with all of you. The PDF… Continue reading Book Giveaway!!!
I watch as 99% of celebrities are helping spread the word about how it's cool to stay home. Nurses and medical workers are taking to social media to encourage (beg) people to stay in their homes. Others are making sure the elderly have access to food and help. And then there's me - at home… Continue reading Be Cool, Stay Home