books

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. […]

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 […]

SQT:  Unexpected Parenting Goals

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  Unexpected Parenting Goals for 2017: 1.  Not to accrue any library fees or fines.  I feel like we should have a chalkboard with “___ Days Since Last Library Fine” in our living room.  Do they sell those on Etsy?!?!   Might be a real motivator in preventing the destruction and loss of library books. […]

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 […]

Pre-Advent Prep:  The Books

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  One of my favorite Advent traditions involves our giant stack of Advent and Christmas books.  I individually wrap all our books for this season, putting a date on the outside to coordinate with any appropriate feast.  Each day one of the kids opens a present.  A present that didn’t cost anything! We have enough books […]

Library Love {8}

  Although the goal is to suggest books for your family’s next library trip, if you happen to use these links and then place an order for anything at Amazon, we receive a small commission at no cost to you.  Thank you for blessing our family by shopping Amazon through these links!   Treasures from our […]

Saving $$$ at the Library

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We used to only belong to a little local library. While it is adorable the selection is small, and inter-library-loans are a paid service there.  So, we opted to get a library card in the bigger city library system a little ways away. I think it was $90 for a year?  I agonized over spending […]

Library Love {6}: Coping

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  Treasures From the Checkout Pile The word of the week is “coping.”  Cee continues to be in a lot of pain, so we pare down our life and focus on surviving.  Here are a few books I chose with the intent that they would facilitate talking about how we feel and being grateful even […]