DIY Inspirational Meme Deck – by Mindy A. Early


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My love for quotes, knows no limits. It’s incredible how a certain arrangement of words can succinctly provide a window into a complex greater wisdom. When I was younger, I jotted down my favorites in notebooks and scrapbooks. After I purchased a computer, I transitioned to archiving them digitally. Still, the luckiest quotes were scrawled on the inside cover of my journals, or saved as my desktop background, where I’d see them often. The rest remained in my archives, waiting for me to rediscover them.

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Pitching National Camping Month – by Annette Rochelle Aben


Campfire stories shared by those with delightful imaginations. Floating down the lazy river on a raft. Sleeping under the stars and wondering if it gets any better. These are some of the reasons why people LOVE camping! Grab your tent, a bedroll, some trail mix and hit the road, even for a weekend this month, as June is National Camping Month.

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Every Child a Reader – by Annette Rochelle Aben


Reading cannot only be fun but also something healthy!  Back in 1999, The Association of American Publishers launched National Get Caught Reading Month. Celebrated every May, the aim was to help children through the sharing of early language experiences. This would help their brains develop quicker, thus offering them the opportunity for a brighter future. These days, the guardianship of this program is being handled by Every Child a Reader http://www.everychildareader.net. Along with the support of the Children’s Book Council http://www.cbcbooks.org the aim is to inspire a life-long love of reading in young people of all ages.

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