Spotlight: GARDENING WITH EMMA

GARDENING WITH EMMA at Storey Emma’s Website Thirteen-year-old Emma Biggs is passionate about gardening and eager to share her passion with other kids! Gardening with Emma is a kid-to-kid guide to growing healthy food and raising the coolest, most awesome plants while making sure there’s plenty of fun. With plants that tickle and make noise,…

Spotlight: RED SKY OVER HAWAII by Sara Ackerman

Inspired by real places and events of WWII, Red Sky Over Hawaii immerses the reader in a time of American history full of suspicion and peril in this lush and poignant tale about the indisputable power of doing the right thing against all odds. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes everything for Lana Hitchcock. Arriving…

Spotlight: GROWVEG by Benedict Vanheems

I first became aware of Mr. Vanheems while surfing YouTube for gardening advice.  He provides straight forward instruction newbies like me can understand! Storey Blurb: For anyone who has ever wanted to tend a little piece of ground but wasn’t sure where to begin, GrowVeg offers simple recipes for gardening projects that are both attainable…

“Tommy Toodles” An American Character Doll from 1960

So I found this doll at an estate sale and he’s missing most of one arm, is articulated, and the size and feel of a real three month old baby.  The lady said her late mother bought it used decades ago, for the kids she babysat for to play with.  I bought him and named…

Gardening Without Seeds From the Store

This Book on Goodreads Blurb: No-Waste Kitchen Gardening is a fun and colorful exploration of the amazing results you can get by re-growing vegetable cutoffs and scraps into harvestable, edible plants. Stop tossing your carrot stumps, loose cilantro sprigs, lettuce and cabbage stalks, and apple cores in the trash! The expert advice in No-Waste Kitchen…