Allie and the girls put together a collection of baby board books for the newest member of their family. They've picked all their favorites. Take a look at their list. Are any your favorites?
As the summer starts to fade into fall, we found another way to remember our time at the beach. It also made use of all those treasures we had lying around. In addition, you'll find some nonfiction beach book recommendations.
Summer days are fading, but you can always revisit the beach through books. Check out our favorites.
Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey is one of our favorite books. As part of their New England summer, Allie and the girls make deeper connections with the book by picking blueberries and making a pie.
Inspired by Allie's author signing post, the boys and I read one of my childhood favorites, the Harry the Dirty Dog series by Gene Zion, illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham. In a deeper "study," we found lots of interesting things in these classic stories.
Allie and the girls have been attending weekly story times at the library and the village bookstore while in Cape Code. This week they met author and illustrator Bob Staake. Read more about their adventures.
We've read Dragons Love Tacos so many times that we've come up with our own versions to mix it up a bit. See how we keep a book entertaining after reading it again and again.
Vacationing with your favorite books isn't always doable. A couple books and you'll be deep in overweight luggage fees. But finding ways to read every day on vacation can be an adventure unto itself. Check out our tips and see what we discovered.
In a dusty Rubbermaid bin, old books transported Allie back in time. From these old favorites, she and her girls discover a new one, The Jolly Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg.
Our garden is growing. I know…basil and beans won’t feed us all summer long, but it is cool to eat food you grow. And it all started with a book. Learn about how we make our garden grow and the books that inspire us.