Stop and smell the roses Saturday! Hear ye! Hear ye! The BFG is coming to town!

Happy weekend, adventurers! I am so excited about this summer’s movie lineup. One movie I’m particularly looking forward to is based on Roald Dahl’s book, The BFG. Since childhood, I have been enamored by the ease and colorfulness of Dahl’s storytelling. I am especially fond of his book, Matilda. Steven Spielberg directs the film, and The BFG is slated… Read More Stop and smell the roses Saturday! Hear ye! Hear ye! The BFG is coming to town!

Top 10 Reasons to Create Little Free Libraries in Your Community by Tammy Mulligan and Clare Landrigan

Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
We often support schools and communities with promoting summer reading.  We want students to continue their “readerly lives” over the summer.  A few years ago, we were researching ideas to get books to students in different communities and we came across Little Free Libraries.   We immediately feel in love! …

Stop and smell the roses Saturday! Wisdom from Miss Peregrine

“I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.” ―Jacob from Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Hi adventurers! I just completed Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, and thought I’d share a quote of the… Read More Stop and smell the roses Saturday! Wisdom from Miss Peregrine

The Biltmore Estate: Palatial splendor in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Serpentine roads lead to an unexpected sight nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. George Vanderbilt visited Asheville, North Carolina, as a young man and decided that it would be the perfect location to build a country home. After six years of construction, the Biltmore Estate –the largest private home in the United States–was ready to… Read More The Biltmore Estate: Palatial splendor in the Blue Ridge Mountains