Family Reading Tips That May Surprise You


Today kicks off Read Across America Week, a fun week of celebrating books and the joy of reading.  We have a fun-filled week of exciting activities to engage our students at my school this week, including a breakfast of green eggs and ham!  There are so many fun activities you can incorporate at home during […]

Three Signs It May Be Time to Buy a New Vehicle


Most people purchase a vehicle with the intention of driving it for many years to come. It is one of the biggest investments you will make in life and having a vehicle that fits your lifestyle needs as well as being safe and reliable is very important. However, life changes and vehicles eventually start to […]

Easy Cheesy Mozzarella Tomato Snack


What I am about to share with you is the easiest snack I’ve ever made from scratch.  Well, ok, so I didn’t make my own cheese and grow my own tomatoes, but besides all that, I did this myself with some pretty fresh ingredients.  I think two of my co-workers in particular would be proud.  […]

5 Items to Always Keep In Your Vehicle


If you live where the winter weather is harsh, you may know all too well that traveling snowy and icy roads can be treacherous. Being trapped on the road in the middle of a blizzard or snowstorm can be a dangerous thing, especially when help is slow to come. While you might have already prepared […]

Walking In a Winter Wonderland


Well it’s been an interesting week in our little part of Mississippi, to say the least.  We only get a good snow every few years and the forecast called for up to 5 inches on Wednesday, which is a lot for our part of the country.  On Monday, the sleet started falling around lunch time […]

Fight Winter Skin Dryness with Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion & Giveaway


It’s been a tough winter so far all across the US and even though I live down south in Mississippi, my skin is so dry!  I am also a constant hand-washer since I work in a school, so while that may help me keep away the germs, it also just adds to the problem.  The […]

DK FindOut!- The Free Online Encyclopedia for Kids & Giveaway


As a children’s librarian, I am always on the hunt for cool research tools specifically aimed for kids.  Of great importance is that these online resources be kid friendly with lots of beautiful graphics to hold their attention while actually helping them learn, but the most important thing is that these online resources are safe […]