Month: October 2017

5 Quotes from Authors to Celebrate National Day on Writing

Today you might have noticed the hashtag #WhyIWrite on your newsfeed. That’s because today is National Day on Writing! By using #WhyIWrite, writers across the country have shared why they are dedicated to their craft. Today, I shared why I write: The National Day on Writing was founded by the National Council of Teachers of

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8 Ways to Experience Hygge this fall

I discovered the magic of “hygge” a year ago when I stumbled across the book, “The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living” by Meik Wiking. I remembered reading how the Dutch are the happiest people in the world, and I always wondered how. The answer: “hygge” (pronounced hoo-gah), a Danish word acknowledging a

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Movie Time! 10 Halloween Movies to Watch in October

October is here, and that means it’s time to put on those layers, sit on the couch with a hot beverage (or a cold one!) and watch some Halloween movies! I really enjoyed sharing the spooky books that I love to read throughout the month of October, so I thought it would be fun to also

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5 Challenged Books to Bring Banned Books Week to a Close

Banned Books week is coming to a close, but I hope you had time to take a look at lists on your own and celebrate the freedom to read and the freedom of expression. Throughout the week, I have shared just some of the many books that have been challenged or banned throughout the country

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