Book Review: Refugee By Alan Gratz

6/22/2019 | 2 Comments

Refugee by Alan Gratz Published: July 25, 2017 Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. Genre: Realistic Fiction (suggested ages 9-12) Pages: 352 Synopsis:  JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . . […]

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10 Things To Do With Your Tween/Teen This Summer

6/13/2019 | 2 Comments

So we are a couple weeks into summer now. The kids have had enough “relaxing” as I like to call it, aka doing NOTHING. And let’s be honest, the pantry and fridge are both empty. It’s time to get out and about. Summer is great for moms and daughters to do things together. Hopefully your […]

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10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas That Will Make Him Smile

5/22/2019 | 0 Comments

“Your father, Jo. He never loses patience, never doubts or complains, but always hopes, and works and waits so cheerfully that one is ashamed to do otherwise before him.”― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women Father’s Day History How did Father’s Day begin? Well, there are a couple of stories involving two women, living on either […]

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Dress Up Your Front Door For Summer

5/19/2019 | 1 Comment

“Jo had learned that hearts, like flowers, cannot be rudely handled, but must open naturally…” Little Women, Louisa May Alcott Welcome Home Front Door Flowers Do you want to dress up your front door? Let me start off by saying, I do not have a green thumb. I don’t have a green pinky or ring […]

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San Diego Family Vacation: Day 3 – La Jolla

5/15/2019 | 0 Comments

“Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow.” Louisa May Alcott, Little Women A Day In La Jolla We were getting ALL sunshine during our San Diego family vacation: Day 3 – La Jolla! Known as “The Jewel of San Diego,” La Jolla is a beautiful hilly seaside community within the city […]

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