Winter Blog Roundup 2019

Suffice it to say, I haven’t accomplished everything I’d wanted to do by this point.  Nevertheless, I did accomplish and learn a lot. Biggest Lesson:   Professional Blogging is Hard Work! But, it’s also fun.  Whenever I think about quitting, I ask myself how’d feel to not have writing and promoting posts to look forward…

Great Books to Read for November

This little beauty is due out in January.  I’ve put in a request for an ARC, but my blog is still pretty new.  I may need to buy it.  The cover is so gorgeous I think it may be worth the investment.  Check out NAMELESS QUEEN from Penguin Random House. Can you believe it’s almost November? …

Celebrating Autumn with Children’s Author Lois Ehlert

Lois Ehlert books were my favorite way to celebrate the seasons with my children when they were little!  In the autumn, we had LEAF MAN and RED LEAF, YELLOW LEAF Being a retired trained nanny and a former homeschool mom, I’ve read tons of children’s books, many of them millions of times each…often in the same day. …

How to Winterize the Chicken Coop

Done!  Actually, winterizing our chicken coop is extremely easy this year because we only have two hens right now.  But, you really need to get the little birdies under cover before the snow flies, regardless of difficulty. Step One – Convince massive offspring to move the coop for me.  The convincing is much more difficult…