Valentine’s Day

Children’s Book Review: Duck and Hippo The Secret Valentine By Jonathan London

DUCK AND HIPPO: THE SECRET VALENTINE By: Jonathan London Illustrated by: Andrew Joyner Published: December 18, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction   Duck and Hippo are the best of friends, but when Duck realized he didn’t receive a Valentine on Valentine’s Day, he came up with a plan. Hippo, Elephant, Pig, and Turtle all receive…
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Children’s Book Review: You’re My Little Cuddle Bug By Nicola Edwards

YOU’RE MY LITTLE CUDDLE BUG By: Nicola Edwards Illustrated by: Natalie Marshall Published: February 1, 2018 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Board Book If you have a toddler in your house, run out and get this book for their Easter basket! Celebrate how much you love your own little “cuddle bug” by reading this book with…
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Books that Came in January 2018

Well, it has been so good to get back to regular reading. I have been making the time to read whether I am at home in my favorite chair, riding in the van to a ball game, waiting for an appointment, or during my lunch. I always have a book going on my phone, on…
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Children’s Book Review: Somebunny Loves Me By Parry Gripp

SOMEBUNNY LOVES ME By: Parry Gripp Published: December 26, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction I have never heard of Parry Gripp before but I have heard of his “Raining Tacos” song. Gripp writes this sweet story for kids about loving our pets and how to care for them. His poems share the love…
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The Perfect Valentine for Your Child – I See Me Books

As a child, I had a few personalized books that had my name and the names of my family in the story. I remember one was a farm story and it was my favorite. Since my name isn’t spelled the “usual” way, anytime I had anything personalized with my name spelled correctly was exciting. Giving your…
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Don’t Let a Typo Stop You from Love – Grammarly

Eighteen years ago, I was chatting with this man I had never met on AOL Instant Message. We lived in the same city and had started chatting through AIM one afternoon. Keep in mind this is something I had never done before, but something led me to say “Hello” back. We are closing in on…
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Valentine’s Box Idea

Do you need a Valentine’s box idea for school or home?  Check out my post from last year on what Reagan made for her school box.  We are using it again this year! http://www.sincerelystacie.com/2012/02/valentine-box.html
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today I express my love for my husband and my children. Without you in my life, my heart would be empty. Thank you for loving me, even when I screw up. Thank you Pat for being a supportive, loving, and hot husband! 🙂 Thank you, also, for being a loving, caring and involved father to…
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