Sweet Silver Bells, Part 7

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Sweet Silver Bells, Part 6

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Sweet Silver Bells, Part 5

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Sweet Silver Bells, Part 4

Start at the very beginning… and continue with parts 2 and 3. Poppy lingered at the sweets-laden display cases at Original Cupcakes, before talking herself out of the red velvet...more

Sweet Silver Bells, Part 3

This story begins with parts 1 and 2. Christmas music jingled from someone’s contraband speakers. Holiday-specific tunes were supposedly banned, but it all fell into a gray area when someone sent an email referring to the gift exchange as a Secret Santa instead of the Jingle Jamboree ....more

Stay connected with myCharge

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of myCharge. All opinions and confessions about my attachment to my phone are my own. On days that go the way I planned, I only hit snooze once ....more

Sweet Silver Bells, Part 2

Part 1 of the story can be found here. Poppy glanced around to make sure no one was watching before licking the last bit of chocolate from her fingers. “I don’t suppose your nefarious plan to get me to participate involved getting Dot a day one gift, since I just found out about said participation this morning?” Poppy asked ....more

Sweet Silver Bells

A tiny gold...more

This House Needs a Mouse – A review

Bedtime stories have become a negotiation lately — and exciting, heart-expanding negotiation, but sometimes a challenge nonetheless. Abbey reads more and more on her own, and she likes to take over the story reading, but there are nights Dylan insists Ryan or I read. We often juggle picture books, chapters in current favorites — we’re loving the Ivy and Bean series — and anything else that strikes a chord each evening ....more

Small Press Tuesday

Holiday shopping is in full swing, at least that’s what I’m telling myself. A late Thanksgiving meant December 1 smacked me in the face after a relaxing weekend. No one needs to do the math to know Christmas is barreling toward us with a candy cane in each hand ....more