Night Noises

When I was little, my Mom would read aloud a picture book titled, Night Noises and Other Mole and Troll Stories. It was one of my favorites because Mom always did Troll’s voice with the perfect amount of frenzied hysteria. In the story “Night Noises,” Troll gets irrationally scared at the chirping of crickets and…

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Paper or Plastic?

A standard question at our local grocery stores here in North Carolina used to be, “Paper or plastic?” Now I’m more likely to be asked, “Is plastic okay?” Of course if I were on the ball I’d have my own cloth totes with me. Right? Recently I was totally surprised to have my purchases from…

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Good Things Come in Threes—as in, Three Summer-Fun Books to WIN

“I love you.” “Let’s get dessert.” “Today it’s free.” “I have coupons.” So many three-word sentences that make my heart sing! What’s your favorite three-word sentence or phrase? Share by posting a comment to this blog, and you might win this week’s prize: three new books perfect for summer reading! Here’s what’s in your prize…

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First Friday Giveaway for July!

Yes sirree, it’s the first Friday in July and that means…drumroll please…it’s giveaway time! This month you can enter to win an adorable guy who routinely rocks a pair of red PJs. Okay, let me be more specific. (I couldn’t resist having a bit of fun!) The adorable guy is none other than Llama Llama,…

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