• Letters From Father Christmas

    Beautiful Christmas Books That Evoke Generosity and Kindness

    Beautiful Christmas Books for the Whole Family It’s almost December again and that means it’s time to share a round-up post of some favorite Christmas books.  There are so many beautiful Christmas books to choose from, and because of this, the following list is fairly lengthy. At the end, therefore, you will find a printable list of all the titles I will mention. The Legend of the Candy Cane by Lori Walburg The Legend of the Candy Cane by Lori Walburg is one of my favorite Christmas picture books. It is one that I received as a gift for St. Nicholas Day many years ago,…

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    Book Review | Adventures With Waffles

    Adventures With Waffles by Maria Parr My first introduction to Adventures With Waffles by Maria Parr was a few years ago when my mom read the book aloud to the whole family. Every single member of the family loved it. From my dad all the way down to the toddler at the time and everyone in between. It was just one of those great books that keeps everyone engaged. What’s going to happen next? Are they going to be okay? Can you read just one more chapter? Why does it have to be over already? Those are just a few of the questions pouring from…

  • 6 Great Instagram Accounts for Tolkien Fans to Follow

    6 Great Instagram Accounts for Tolkien Fans

    Are you a fan of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings? Do you want to add a little bit of Tolkien to your Instagram feed? Below is a list of Instagram accounts for Tolkien Fans. The list of accounts I am going to mention basically fall into two main categories. The one category is filled with IG accounts that feature Tolkien inspired projects, products, pictures of Tolkien book covers, etc. The other category is filled with accounts that feature funny Lotr memes, interesting facts about the books and movies, pictures behind-the-scenes of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Trilogy and that sort…

  • List of Free Reading Resources

    List of 5+ Free Reading Resources

    Want some free reading resources? In light of recent events, I  have created a list of free reading resources that are available to anyone and everyone.  When I heard that families were being forced to stay home because of certain events happening in the world right now, I really wanted to do something to help. I was at loss as to what I could do to help because I didn’t want to add to any overwhelm effecting families who have been tossed into homeschooling or benefit from them financially. After thinking about it for a while, I decided that I could compile a list of…

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    7 Picture Books About Gardening That Kids Will Love

    Finding lovely picture books about gardening is not hard Today is the first official day of spring! When I think of spring, my mind automatically turns to gardening. I have gardened with my mother for pretty much as long as I can remember. It has always been part of our late winter/early spring routine to plan the garden, start seeds indoors, waiting for the soil to thaw so that we can prepare the garden beds and transplant the little seedlings. Gardening is really great thing to do if you have the space and resources to do so. Getting the kids involved is even better.  Gardening…

  • Picture Books for Spring

    5 Wonderful Spring Picture Books

    Springtime is almost here! Springtime is right around the corner – maybe. If you live in Western Canada like I do, then it doesn’t ‘look’ like spring until May or June. Fresh snow is still falling every other day here, and we haven’t seen the grass in months, but that’s why spring books are so great, right? Does it look like spring where you live? It may not look like spring here yet, and it might not for a while, but spring themed picture books can get you in the mood for spring. They all look so fresh and bright and make you think of…

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    8 Sites That Offer Free Ebooks and Audiobooks

    Free ebooks and audiobooks are great, right? Here in this blog post, you will find links to sites that offer ebooks and audiobooks for FREE! Some of the sites require you to sign up, while others have no strings attached. I personally prefer not signing up for things, but in some cases it is worth it. The sites that I will link to, cost you nothing except perhaps your email address. Just a quick disclaimer, most of the free ebooks and audiobooks are in the public domain, meaning they are not subject to copyright. Most such books are considered classics and most are at least…