Guest Blog: The Many Faces of Elgin

I am very excited to share this guest post by a local Author & Photographer. Enjoy! The Many Faces of Elgin A Guest Blog Post from Jen Keller, Author & Photographer I am a high school German teacher, who wishes she could spend her days traveling and making photos. Growing up someone was always making … Continue reading Guest Blog: The Many Faces of Elgin

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National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019 & Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret |Book Review

As a child I always wanted to explore the world. My dad traveled with his brother for work and I always looked forward to his pictures and stories. But when pictures and stories were not enough, I always had books. I was curious about nature, earth, explorations and questioned everything. What, how, why? But it … Continue reading National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019 & Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret |Book Review

11 Powerful Books For Kids

Where did the summer break go?! Wasn't it just yesterday that I was blogging about a list of things you could do this summer?! 🙄 But back to school it is and that has me thinking about books! From picture books to books that focus on sharing, kindness, courage, relationships and more. Here are my favorite children's … Continue reading 11 Powerful Books For Kids

Kids Night in box

Ahoy mateys! I am always looking for new and creative ways to bring hands on play to my kids. It is no secret that all kids want to do these days is play on their tablets or watch television. But there is so much more to childhood than that! Kids Night In box is a … Continue reading Kids Night in box

Stardust – Kickstarter for Kids’ Science Book Campaign!

Hello everyone! HELP ME SUPPORT THIS FATHER/ DAUGHTER DUO IN THEIR QUEST TO CREATE MORE SCIENCE FRIENDLY BOOKS! Please share and if possible, donate to this awesome book! My Name Is Stardust Bailey Harris (age 12) and her father, Douglas, are on a mission to inspire a love of science and a sense of wonder … Continue reading Stardust – Kickstarter for Kids’ Science Book Campaign!

A few of my favorite books📚

I am not an avid reader by any means but I do enjoy an occasional book. I also join a wonderful group of ladies every month or so for what we call a "book club." Mainly they read books and I come for the wine 🍷. Actually, most of us really come for the wine. … Continue reading A few of my favorite books📚