Picture Book Weekends: Star Stuff

This computer is out to get me. Seriously. I was without it for FIVE days because that's how long it now takes to put a battery into a Mac laptop. I won't rant about that topic anymore, but really? REALLY?  Anyway, I finally got my baby back last week. Last night I was about to …

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Friday Flicks: Little Women

I know, I know. Stop rolling your eyes. I LOVE this movie. Really. Every year it is required watching in my house at Christmas time. But really I'll watch it any time. I know there is much dissension in the ranks as to the best version because there have been so many. There are actually …

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Throw Back Thursday: Cherry Ames

I'm kind of a sucker for throw back Thursday. I love looking at old photos, funny memories, sweet moments. In deciding my Thursday theme, I thought this would be a good chance to look back at some older books. Some will be classics. Some, like today's, will be decidedly not classics. Some will just evoke …

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Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty

I love books that honor and show value to the incredible imagination that kids are born with. "Iggy Peck, Architect" is one of those books. Iggy is a 2nd grader who has, since birth, been enthralled by buildings and construction. Towers built from diapers, castles of chalk, and a sphinx of mud...Iggy can build anything. …

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