Archive for the 'Kids’ Books' Category

Skip Brittenham’s YA and AR Novel Are Real Trip Between Worlds!

Published on July 18, 2016

Tweet When I received the galley copy of Between Worlds by Skip Brittenham, I thought “Ooh cool, it has an app, I’ll give the book to The Critter to read and if he likes it, I’ll read it too”. A couple of days later as I rushed to a lovely luncheon hosted by the folks […]

HUGE Announcement! My Four Legged Baby Debuts at Woofstock 90210!

Published on February 23, 2016

Tweet UPDATE: Woofstock 90210 will now take place Sunday June 26th from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM I have big news! I finished a project that I started a loooong time ago, and am so happy to share my excitement with y’all. I studied art for both of my degrees, and have steadily practiced painting […]

I Bombed as the Mystery Reader and Now Have a New Heroine

Published on October 13, 2015

Tweet I bombed as Mystery Reader last week. The Critter tried to be cool when he saw that I would be the surprise grownup who would read to the class that day, but was SO adorably happy that he ran over to hug me. I had carefully selected one of my childhood favorites The Emperor’s […]

Going Downtown to Soar with Reading 2012

Published on August 17, 2012

Tweet < We had such a great time at the Soar With Reading event at the downtown Library. It was absolutely a blast for the Critter and his pal Miss T, who also attended. The kids were so engaged and danced like crazy with Susan Reed and Steve Songs. We took some fun photos with […]

Celebrate Summer Reading with PBSKids online & at a FUN August 7th event!

Published on July 30, 2012

Tweet The Soar with Reading initiative is back for a second year, working to place books in the hands of kids in need and keep kids reading all summer long! With online activities and an awesome sweepstakes, PBS Kids, Barefoot Books and Jet Blue have partnered to help young imaginations SOAR! That’s not all – […]

Kicking off Summer with PBS Kids

Published on June 19, 2012

Tweet One of the best parts about having a kidlet is having the legitimate excuse to immerse myself in kids’ stuff, to which I have admitted an addiction. I think back on summers in Gulfport Mississippi, where my parents’ office was located across the street from the very glamorous (really!) Gulfport-Harrison Library. I would spend […]

Very Exciting Announcement – I’m a PBS Kids VIP!

Published on April 23, 2012

Tweet I have been keeping some great news under my hat until I could do a proper announcement. See that little button over there to the right on my home page? I was recently asked to be A PBS Kids VIP! I have been a fervent supporter of all things PBS, and now that I […]

Happy Birthday Dr. Suess!

Published on March 2, 2012

Tweet PBS KIDS will celebrate the 108th birthday of Dr. Seuss on-air, online, and on mobile. PBS stations nationwide will feature THE CAT-IN-THE-HAT-A-THON, a two-hour marathon of THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! (check local listings). Kids will also be able to engage with the Cat and friends through games and […]

Being Elmo is Love and Inspiration

Published on October 29, 2011

Tweet Update March 31, 2012 – You can now see this wonderful film on PBS’s Independent Lens! Check your local listings for air time on April 5th and April 8th. Spread the love xoxo I’m always amazed at how things in life connect. I went to the movies by myself for the first time in […]

Celebrity Baby Booty – Jayneoni Moore’s PreOscar Event at the Beverly Hilton

Published on March 11, 2011

Tweet As you may have inferred from my raves over her last event— Jayneoni Moore‘s events are THE chic spot to find out what the latest trends in the posh celebrity baby and toddler market. I arrived in time to dodge paparazzi surrounding Joey Fatone, Angie Everhart, Rachael Zoe, Joelly Fisher, and Tisha Campbell. A […]