How To Make A Birdseed Wreath!

This is a great video on how to make a birdseed wreath with children/or not this winter!  I am going to give it a go!  I will send pictures later!  I would love to see your…

The Giving Keys

This Christmas, I was given a very unique, touching gift.  A friend sent me a key from The Giving Keys.  It came on a chain and the key was engraved with the word inspire.  This…

A Writing Checklist

Yesterday, I met so many writers at Jones Elementary School!  As I said before, I had so much there yesterday! I recently found this checklist and thought it might be helpful.  Editing is also important…

Addison’s Post

Hi Addison!  I wanted to make sure your post was seen!  I am so excited that you wrote to us!  I had a lot of fun at your school yesterday!  Jones Elementary Students ROCK!!!!!!!! Here…

Craft Show/ Author Signing Reminder!

Just want to remind everyone that tomorrow, November 19th is the Oswego Senior Citizens’ Holiday Craft Show.  It should be lots of fun with lots of crafters.  If you are looking for that “special” gift…

Using Picture Books :)

November is Picture Book Month I LOVE picture books. When I was teaching 1st grade, I used picture books for teaching in every curriculum area! There is amazing information in picture books and it’s a…

The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson

November Picture Book Month When I was little, I LOVED playing with paper dolls! I would spend hours, cutting out the clothes, creating my own (not very good :)) doll clothes and finally playing with…