Summer Fun Musicals and Netflix Giveaway #StreamTeam


There are just some movies from my childhood that still stop me in my tracks and draw me in, no matter how many times I’ve seen them.  One of the very first movies I ever remember watching is the musical Grease.  To this day, I can still remember the words to all of the songs […]

Stress Stinks! Secret Clinical Strength Deodorant Review & Walmart GC Giveaway


Ahh.  The end of the school year.  It sounds so easy, like we’re just sliding into home stretch here.  The reality?  Not so much.  Here’s just a few of the things we have (or have had) going on in the past few weeks: Final testing Field trips Awards Days Closing up the library for the […]

Busy May Weekend


I rarely take off work unless I’m really sick or E.B. is sick, but I always set aside two personal days in May to attend a couple of events at E.B.’s school.  With this school year seeming much longer than usual, it felt great to leave work Thursday afternoon knowing I had an extra day […]

Sweeten Up Spring with ChapStick


I have a slight addiction to ChapStick.   It all started on a family trip to the coast a few years ago.  We stopped in a little convenience store and I picked up a tube when I realized I had left my usual lip moisturizer at home.  I chose the Cherry flavor and it smelled great […]

Crosstie Arts & Jazz Festival- 2014


A couple of weekends ago we went to our town’s annual Crosstie Arts & Jazz Festival.  It’s exactly what it sounds like;  live jazz music, art of every medium for sale (clothing, jewelry, paintings,  pottery, wood, etc.) and many, many fabulous food vendors all on the court house lawn. In my teen years, this was […]

Springtime Fun with Julius Jr.


Spring is here and what better way to celebrate with your child than enjoying some fun episodes of Julius Jr. Hopefully the snow is on the melt wherever you are and you and your child can have some fun dancing to “The Truth Rules” from the episode “Sno No Mo”. Does the springtime rain have […]

My First Scholastic Book Fair


Although I have been an elementary school librarian for six years,  two weeks ago I held my first ever Scholastic Book Fair.   I’d always wanted to do a book fair, but didn’t think I could quite guarantee it would be a success.  We are bursting at the seams in terms of available space in our […]