Music

Children’s Book Review: The Story of Rock and The Story of Rap By Nicola Edwards

THE STORY OF ROCK By: Nicola Edwards Illustrated by: Lindsey Sagar Published: May 7, 2019 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Non-Fiction When our kids were little we loved sharing our favorite music with them whether it was during bath time or in the van. It didn’t matter if it was Frank Sinatra or Motley Crue or…
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Children’s Book Review: Footloose By Kenny Loggins

FOOTLOOSE By: Kenny Loggins Illustrated by: Tim Bowers Published: October 11, 2016 Publisher: MoonDance Press Fiction Growing up in the 80’s, I was a huge fan of Footloose. I have watched it countless times, made my kids watch it and can quote most of the movie. When I heard Kenny Loggins was putting out a…
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Book Review: Musical Hugs By Larry V. Dykstra

MUSICAL HUGS Succeeding Through Serving, One Song at a Time By: Larry V. Dykstra Published: March 3, 2016 Publisher: Inspire on Purpose Publishing Memoir When I heard that my neighbor’s brother had written a book, I told her I was interested in reading it. After she gave me a bit of background I was quite…
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Children’s Book Review: Welcome to the Symphony By Carolyn Sloan

WELCOME TO THE SYMPHONY A Musical Exploration of the Orchestra Using Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 By: Carolyn Sloan Illustrated by: James Williamson Published: October 27, 2015 Publisher: Workman Publishing Non-Fiction I am beyond thrilled to share this wonderful book with you. If you have young children, I am begging you to share this book with…
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Books that Came My Way in November

November ended up being even busier than I expected. Of the 18 days school was in session, I subbed 12 of them. Then I also had other commitments on my free days and traveled a couple times as well. I had very little reading time over the last month and it has continually frustrated me.…
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#52ListsProject – Mood-Boosting Songs

I mentioned in a previous post that I purchased the book, THE 52 LISTS PROJECT. It’s a book that focuses on weekly journaling based on lists.  I love making lists and thought this sounded like a great way to remember a year. I purchased the book for my 43rd birthday and decided I would do…
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Best of 2013 – Books, Apps, Music, Movies

I am sharing with you some of my “Best Of” from this past year.  Not all of them are things that actually came out in 2013, but instead experienced by me in 2013.  Links will take you to my posted review. Amazon links will take you to my affiliate page and if you purchase, I…
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Review: Golden Records: The Magic Continues Celebrity Series, Vol 1

Do you remember Golden Records from when you were a child?  I sure do. Well known and much-loved children’s stories were read to you on records and now they have been rerecorded to CD and read by celebrities we know and love today. Golden Records was dreamed up by Grammy Award-winning music producer Arthur Shimkin…
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Counting My Blessings In November

November is the time to count our many blessings – name them one by one. I want to look at each day and name at least one blessing from that day. Something that happened or affected me on that day and not just in general. It can be so easy to igore those little blessings…
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Things I Love – Breast Cancer Awareness, a Movie and a Song

Things I Love……………….. This is my feature where I get to share something that I just love. Since you are my friends, I like sharing things I love with others. It could be anything from a new product, food, recipe, song, image, to a person and everything in between. This will be something I am…
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