Austen · Cinderella · LOTR · NovElla

One Lovely Blog Award

I am honored and excited to share that I’ve been nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award! Marcia Strykowski, over at her own lovely blog, received the award and so a big thank you to her for nominating NovElla and Banannabelle! Here are the guidelines for the One Lovely Blog Award: Each nominee must thank… Continue reading One Lovely Blog Award

Education · Math · NovElla

Mole Day 2017

Happy Mole Day! Avogadro’s number refers to the number of units in one mole of any substance. Avogadro’s Number = 6.022 x 1023 Celebrate Mole Day at 6:02 on October 23rd! I can’t believe it’s been a year since I posted about Amedeo Avogadro in my first Mole Day post at this time last year.… Continue reading Mole Day 2017

Cinderella · Historical · NovElla

Finding Fairy Tales: A Grimm Search

Where did the Brothers Grimm get all those fairy tales? Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales has the answers! Fairy tale scholar Valerie Paradiz researched the origins of this fantastic fairy tale collection. Paradiz counters the widespread description of the Brothers Grimm traversing the country, from village to village, collecting the… Continue reading Finding Fairy Tales: A Grimm Search


Happy Birthday Roald Dahl

The 101st birthday of author Roald Dahl! is offering a party pack for celebrating the event! Have you read any of the books written by Roald Dahl? Many have been made into movies as well. My favorite is the story of Matilda. Her telekinetic powers kindled my imagination – just think of the possibilities!… Continue reading Happy Birthday Roald Dahl