Making memories

Ah, summer.  The time of year  families make a little more of an effort to come together.  In NH, that's probably because it's the only season that you can guarantee you can actually get somewhere -- until, of course, you get stuck in all the road repairs. Some of my most favorite growing up memories …

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Hot Summer Days

It's been brutally hot here these past few weeks, but now we're having some relief.  And with that relief has come a creative flash!  I even organized my stamped images, a great excuse to use my label maker! I know I've shared this before, but I love using and matching up scraps and bits to …

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The annual, “it’s too nice to play inside” post

Seriously, spring/summer is finally here and I can't get enough.  Look! When I have been inside (pretty much only when it's pouring buckets) I have been reading like crazy, and loving it!  Here are some recommendations:   Akata Witch (Young Adult) by Nnedi Okorafor: "Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with …

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