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 […]

Writing The Rest of Your Story #StreamTeam


I’m sure you probably remember the fairy tales of Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood.  As a young child these were a few of my very favorite stories to hear at bedtime.  Thanks to Netflix, now you can find out the rest of the story with the new original special Ever After High: […]

St. Patrick’s Day Books Kids Will Love


Seasonal picture books can be a fabulous break from the norm when it comes to bedtime stories or what your child might be reading in school.  I look forward to the different holidays because it allows me to introduce my students and my own child to some great selections to get us in the spirit […]