7 Best Winter Books

7 Winter Books: Cozy Reading for Cold Nights

The sun is setting earlier and earlier. The nights are cold, inviting us into the sit underneath blankets by fires, and curl up and read. As one year ends and another begins, enjoy a story that warms you up. Here is our list of the top winter books. ... Read More
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The Best Daily Advent Books for Kids and Families

Does Christmas time take your breath away – with noise and hurry?  In a culture that celebrates more, Advent readings can seem like an additional task during an over-scheduled season. Here is a list of Advent books providing a range of moments and conversations intended to not add to your Christmas schedule, but connect the pieces, yes, even those pieces of what you are doing with that Elf on the Shelf. ... Read More
Top 10 Halloween Picture Books for Children

Top 10 Halloween Picture Books for Children

Favorite picture books can help kids mark the seasons. Children anticipate the special books that coincide with special days- often waiting to read them when “it’s time.” Though Halloween may not be at the top of your list of heart-felt family holidays, here’s our list of Top 10 Halloween Picture Books to make enjoying the day and season more fun together. ... Read More
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Magic Cleaning: Joyful Decluttering with Marie Kondo

Chances are, you’ve been seeing a more minimalist approach to home design, sparked by Japanese expert Marie Kondo. Learn more about her organizational approach seen in the new Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo”, based on her bestseller “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”. ... Read More