WIP Wednesday: It’s Scarf making time!

Last year The Bee asked me to make her a “ruffle scarf with Halloween colors.” I was surprised because when she requests a yarnthing it is usually the yarn thing that I am making for myself . Actually when I was making a ruffle scarf for someone else she made the frowny face which teens perfect and declared that scarf too much for her. One day when we were shopping she grabbed a skein of orange and black yarn and decided she needed a scarf ....more

Unpacking the Past: Ancient Egypt and the Penn Museum

Today I was invited to participate in an educators workshop at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology. The Museum is offering a program called Unpacking the Past to all 7th grade classrooms in the School District of Philadelphia an opportunity to participate in a FREE program to explore ancient Egypt. All costs are covered ....more

Register for #TheHappiest5k and get $5 off! #ad

Remember that time The Bee and I did The Color Run? Remember how much fun we had? You can...more

About the Time I (Almost) Found Religion

In which I see The Book of Mormon and wanted to go to church. Why yes, I *DID* add a dark, blurry selfie of Pop and I before my pearl clutching began. ...more

Depression is a Bitch

Without warning it hit. One day I was feeling a little sluggish but I dismissed it because I had stayed up way too late fooling around online and watching something on Netflix (ahh…Netflix!). Then it was the urge to cry and cry at everything ....more

The Book of Mormon is Hosting a Scavenger Hunt!

About The Book of Mormon. I had heard about it thanks to the love of my sister. She is a fan of South Park and has been listening to ...more

Write a Review Wednesday: Doug Unplugs on the Farm

In Dan Yaccarino’s Doug Unplugs on the Farm, a little robot takes a hands on approach when his family takes a visit through farm country. In a world in which we are so connected to our smart tools this book is a nice reminder that hands on is sometimes best. During a drive to visit the grandbots, Doug’s family wants him to know all there is to farm life and encourages Doug to learn as much as he can by downloading info ....more

#HOTH: Heroes in a Half Shell

HOTH is a new crochet term I use and it means Hot off the Hook. It being new means that I will be using the term until even I am sick of the term. You have been sufficiently warned ....more

The #ShaunTChallenge: 28 Days to a Rockin’ Body

In which I drank the Kool-aid and yum, it was good....more

Reading with the Teen

My teen is…a teen. The Bee does her own thing,...more