Food, Glorious Food (Journalwithme#5)

This is one of my favourite topics to talk about, read about, write about and photograph. I love all things food related. I love the cultural aspect food brings, how one can instantly tie a certain food to an area of the world. I love the variety of flavors. I love the spectrum of difficulty …

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Fun Fall Programming

The autumn season offers multiple opportunities for nature exploration, and naturally raises a lot of questions: Why do the leaves change? Why does the temperature grow colder? Why do we need coats during the daytime? Why are the leaves falling off of the trees? Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving, Halloween and Remembrance Day? All of …

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25 Random Facts About Me (Journalwithme#2)

As the title says, this week's Journalwithme asks me to list 25 random facts about myself. I'm going to list them without explanation, and try to be as blunt as possible. Here we go! 25 Random Facts About Me 1. I was originally supposed to be named Sarah. My mother named me Melissa after two …

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10 Picture Book Series for Preschoolers

My daughter is currently a two year old toddler, but she's starting to become interested in the longer picture books that have more of a story. She is beginning to discuss the values the story is trying to express, points out various things throughout the pages of colorful pictures and responds to prompts or questions …

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