Make a Skirt a Day: Book Review

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Pattern drafting is something I have enjoyed playing around with since I was a teenager. Many, many months ago – right when we first got to California – I was sent a review copy of Nicole Smith’s delightful pattern drafting book, Skirt a Day (affiliate link – items purchased through this link may earn this […]

National Geographic for Kids!

When I was a kid, my grandparents bought us all books every Christmas. All except for one of my brothers – he always got a subscription to National Geographic. We ALL loved his present – it was the gift that kept on giving all year long. Those magazines taught my siblings and I an awful […]

Adventure Stories for Kids: Gannon and Wyatt

Seven-year-old Emma may come across as very calm and even sedate, but this girl loves adventure! Emma would like to travel the world, but we can’t do that right now, so I am always looking for exciting new books for her to travel through. The new middle-grade adventure series, Travels with Gannon & Wyatt, was […]

Yoga, Culture, and Literacy for kids! + Worldwide Giveaway

Longtime readers of this blog know that I have a passion for teaching kids about the world. My bloggy friend Giselle of Kids Yoga Stories shares this passion, as well as a love of yoga! Giselle guest posted for my world culture for kids series a while back, sharing yoga poses to go along with […]

Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking: Book Review

I’m always looking to learn more about photography, so when I was offered a review copy of Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking For Dummies (Amazon affiliate link) I said of course! This book is an excellent introduction to making videos using an SLR camera! I found the parts about using different kinds of light and […]