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Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

Jeffrey Lionel Magee lives a normal life until his parents are killed in a tragic trolley accident. He’s sent to live with his Aunt Dot and Uncle Dan and despite Dot’s sporty name, it’s not a fun household. 415 more words

Book Reviews

A Screenfree World

Detoxing the kids from gadgets?

Yeah OK.

It’s almost like thinking of one of your most outrageous dreams and saying it out loud. You’d look around to see if anyone heard you. 517 more words


Buchanan Park, Lancaster Photography

On Good Friday my daughter and I had some time to kill while my son practiced for our Good Friday church service. I have been itching to do some personal photographs and decided that Buchanan Park would be a great place to get some good shots. 73 more words


Although this is the part of the story that the bards tend to focus on as the bit where Hiccup was particularly Heroic, I do not agree.

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Tween Tuesday

The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson

Summary from Goodreads:

Matthew Corbin suffers from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. He hasn’t been to school in weeks. His hands are cracked and bleeding from cleaning. 497 more words


McCalls 7151 - the jumpsuit version

You might remember that I sewed McCalls 7151 in the dress version for Clare and it was an absolute fail.  However, not all was lost, because from that fail I worked out what adjustments the pattern needed to become a success.   343 more words



Hi Peoples,

Today I will be writing (or typing) about binge watching and what it does for us tweens. Now I’m no TV junkie and we don’t have cable so we watch apple TV through our internet and use Amazon Prime and Netflix mostly because no commercials are the way to go.  443 more words