Confession: I hate origami but paper folding is an inexpensive and easy way to add to craft time. This easy frog craft combines some paper folding and fun to extend book activities.
I was “introduced” to Mary Beth Temple through her wonderful podcast, “Getting Loopy” where she talked, mostly about crochet and fiber related crafts. Through Mary Beth, I was made privy to a world where crochet wasn’t knits poor old cousin (my initial thoughts towards working with a hook), but a fantastic craft in it’s own […]
The Starz network has just started showing season two of Outlander (yay!) and I am here for time hopping Claire’s romantic triangle. To be fair, the show is NOT just about Claire being torn between two men. There are wonderful references to history, gorgeous scenery and knit wear. You read correctly; knitting. Last year […]
Yes, yes. It is that time of year when social media feeds are either filled with people declaring resolutions for the new year, a word of phrase to guide their year or people making the firm decision to not make resolutions. I decided to make resolutions this year.
A few weeks ago I connected with The Librarian over a shared interest in storytelling. We chatted about stories and books and have been exchanging thoughts and ideas ever since. He’s a children’s librarian, I’m a library chick and together we rock. So when inspiration for my storytimes for work seemed to have fizzled, I thought back on a conversation we […]