8. August 2016 10:33
I had a fantastic time at the ALA Annual Conference held in Orlando June 22-28.
I attended on Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th. My agenda was packed full of roundtable discussions, informative presentations, and of course, the exhibit hall.
This year I broke from my tradition of going to conferences alone and brought along my two oldest children. Both avid readers, and lovers of the library, I wanted them to be able to experience some of the joy and wonder that I experienced when I was th... [More]
8. August 2016 10:18
Ella has already been asking when Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens is going to open. She went last year for the first time and LOVED it. You can read about her experience HERE.
I thought it seemed too early to be thinking about Halloween, but I guess it's not! Busch Gardens is ready!! And if you are a current Funcard holder you can buy a ticket for 2 nights of Howl-O-Scream fun for only $50!! Click on t he image below to learn more about this great deal!
Ella and I will be heading ove... [More]
14. July 2016 12:51
Happy 11th Birthday Ella!!
Today you turn 11.
It doesn't seem like 11 years ago you entered the world at dawn, in a flower garden with only your daddy and I there. It was magical and will always be one of the BEST days of my life. This is your first photo with your daddy and your big sister Haley. You two love each other so much. You truly are the best of friends and it warms my heart to see how much you enjoy being with one another.
At your first birthday party you were so h... [More]