Books

How I Met My Frog

    Do you know the Frog and Toad books?  Toad is a worrier.  Sort of crotchety.  In the Arnold Lobel Personality Test, I lean more Toad.  Cautious.  Practical.  Wart-y. Click over to Everyday Ediths for the whole story.  And a chuckle.       *This post contains affiliate links.  If you order something from Amazon after […]

The Lolly Awards:  Laughing Our Way Through Picture Books

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With selling the house and a long rough patch with Cee’s illness, it’s all about keeping things light these days. (What’s a “Lolly?”  It’s an award we invented for the funniest of the funny books we discovered this summer.)   7. The Lolly for Best Comic goes to… Calvin and Hobbes There’s a scene where Calvin […]

Pre-Seasonal Celebrating, New Looks, and Bad News

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    -1-  Pre-Seasonal Celebrating “Liturgical Living” is hot in Catholic circles, but reading seasonal books is popular all over.  We have an awesome library, but all the theme-y books get scooped up fast.  So we started pre-seasonal celebrating.  Books about Valentine’s Day?  We checked those out at the beginning of January.  Books about St. Patrick and […]

Library Haul {12}:  Mom Reads

Welcome to Just Enough Info (JEI).  The internets can be a great source of community, and I’d love to get to know you better!  Feel free to share your answers or a link to your own post in the comments.     I’ve been reading more than usual on my own and to the kids. […]

JEI:  Surviving Old Maid

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Welcome to Just Enough Info (JEI).  The internets can be a great source of community, and I’d love to get to know you better!  Feel free to share your answers or a link to your own post in the comments.   What’s your favorite family movie and/or game? For St. Nicholas’ Feast…or Christmas…I can’t remember […]

Library Love {11}

  Here are some of the winners from our library basket from the last few weeks.  (Although the goal is to suggest materials for your family’s next library trip, if you happen to order something using these Amazon links, we receive a small commission at no cost to you!  Thanks!) I hope to make this […]

Library Love {10}

Welcome back to the library haul link up!   Here are some of the winners from our library basket from the last few weeks.  (Although the goal is to suggest materials for your family’s next library trip, if you happen to order something using these Amazon links, we receive a small commission at no cost […]

A Staycation:  Africa!

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After the success of our first staycation to Australia, we decided to venture on to another continent this summer.  I finally chronicled our real vacation to Yellowstone, so next up for the blog archives is our staycation to Africa! We checked out all the books we could on the various countries in Africa from the […]

Library Love {9}: Jan Brett, A Chicken Dog, and Our First Fine

Welcome back to the library haul link up!   Here are some of the winners from our library basket from the last few weeks.  (Although the goal is to suggest materials for your family’s next library trip, if you happen to order something using these Amazon links, we receive a small commission at no cost […]

JEI {15}: Faith Formation Resources

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Welcome to the weekly link up, Just Enough Info (JEI).  The internets can be a great source of community, and I’d love to get to know you better!  Feel free to share your answers in the comments or link up if you have a blog. Faith Formation 1. Do your children attend your parish’s religious education program? […]