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Our First GIVEAWAY!! A Copy of Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais

Our first book giveaway - enter for a chance to win one of (2) copies of Hum If You Don't Know the Words by Bianca Marias

If you have read the blog at all lately, you know that we have been raving about Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais. We love this book!!! The story examines the relationship between a black woman and a white girl in apartheid South Africa in 1976. This book is beautifully written and I couldn’t put it down. When I was done, I needed to pick it up and re-read parts over and over. And now you have a chance to read it too in our first ever giveaway!! Continue reading “Our First GIVEAWAY!! A Copy of Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais”

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Local Literary Watering Hole: The Doylestown Bookshop in Doylestown, PA

Our trip to the Doylestown Bookstore. It's about 45 minutes from our house, but totally worth the trip!

My family and I took a recent trip out to Doylestown to visit a nearby destination with friends. After we concluded our visit, we went into downtown Doylestown to grab some ice cream and I came across The Doylestown Bookshop. Not being one to pass up any bookstore, I dragged my kids along to check it out. Continue reading “Local Literary Watering Hole: The Doylestown Bookshop in Doylestown, PA”

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“The Snowy Day” at Philadelphia Zoo’s New WINTER Exhibit

Snowy Day at the Philadelphia Zoo

There is not a single person I know who is surprised when I want to visit the Philadelphia Zoo. Not only is it my favorite place in the city, but it’s also my former place of employment. Maybe that makes me a little biased, but based on the sheer number of my friends that have a membership, I know I’m not alone in my love for this historic attraction. And with the Philadelphia Zoo’s new Winter exhibit, I bet YOU will be planning a visit soon too. Continue reading ““The Snowy Day” at Philadelphia Zoo’s New WINTER Exhibit”

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Little Library: What Our Children Are Reading This Month

Chocolate Touch, Morris Mole, Hotel Bruce and Many more of the reads on repeat in our house right now!It’s all well and good when Jackie and I review new kids books or link them to activities. But lets be honest, our kids have the final say in what is read on repeat. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been charmed by a book only to read it to my kids for the first time and find them walking away mid-story. With that in mind, we wanted to make a list of the books we are reading this month is our homes. The great ones. The ones that we know by heart.  We have uncovered great new finds in our recent watering hole searches and we’ve also dusted off a classic.  So here we are, sharing with you the books that our children are reading this month. Think of it as the children’s version of Novel Ideas.

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