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Book Sale to Support United Way

Hey all! This month we’ll be doing a book giveaway to support United Way. For every book purchased, I’ll donate $1 to United Way. Then, on October 7th, we’ll have a book signing where you can pick up your books and/or buy more. This book party will be at StaC Art Gallery (416 Washington

Writing About Your Family

You can write about your family in a Family History kind of way. Or in a My Family is So Crazy kind of way. Both work for me, and here are a few ideas for both. Prompts for Writing about Your Family:       What makes you family different? What do you love about them? What

Ways Teachers Give Bad Advice About Reading

At the beginning of every school year, a rush of paperwork, newsletters, and homework comes home from my children’s teachers. I have four kids, ranging in age from 7-14. So we’ve been through a lot of school and a lot of teachers. Teachers are qualified professionals who work super hard for lower pay. Also

Types of Journals Proven to Be GOOD FOR YOU!

I had so much fun doing my presentation on journaling last night (huge thank you to all who showed up!) that I wanted to dedicate the next few posts to some ideas on journaling. We started the evening talking about all the ways that journaling benefits us. Basically it’s a miracle drug. “Writing about

Journaling for Personal and Family History

Hey All! I’ll be hosting a journaling presentation/workshop on Monday, July 31st at 6:30 at Willard. I’d love to see you there. Below is the flier with more details. And you can expect some journaling tips to come your way on this blog in the next month!