Baby's Guide to The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: A Complete Look

Hello! If you haven't browsed my shop lately, you should know that I have know completed redesigns for a number of my baby books, including The Great Gatsby, Pride and Prejudice, Macbeth, and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - which I am going to show you today!

The Chronicles of Narnia is one of those stories I should have read as a kid but didn't (first read it in college), and yet somehow it resonates with me and makes me feel nostalgic as if it had been a major part of my childhood. Perhaps reading it for the first time as an adult gave me a unique perspective, and thus that much more magical. I don't know.

I do know, however, that The Chronicles of Narnia will be a part of my children's life from birth, due in part to Baby's Guide to The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Here is a complete look.

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Booked for the Holidays: Sweet Sequels Holiday Line

In my house, November means the holiday season has arrived. I pull out my tree and start decorating the house as soon as I hear the last footfalls and fading hollers of trick-or-treaters indicating Halloween is over. I have been greatly criticized over the years for decorating for Christmas too soon; that by doing so, I am shirking Thanksgiving. But such is NOT the case. I love Thanksgiving! I just feel that a big part of the joy of Thanksgiving is the beautiful holiday d├ęcor that distinguishes and cheers the home in the winter. When the last leaves have fallen and the landscape is barren and colorless, it makes sense to bring the color inside.

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Author Spotlight: Edgar Allan Poe

It's almost Halloween, and everyone knows what that means - creeping yourself out with a good bout of EA Poe tales!

But really, if there is a better author to celebrate on this creepy holiday, please let me know. Edgar Allan Poe is renowned for such short stories as Fall of the House of Usher, The Tell-Tale Heart, and The Black Cat. I remember when I first started reading him in high school, his stories would have me quivering for days, jumping at any sound.

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Baby's Guide to The Decoration of Houses by Edith Wharton: A Complete Look

I know it's been a long time since I've posted an update...Life has been busy! And I have been busy making all sorts of new delightful bookish items.

I am redesigning my baby book line, and in that process this gem was born: Baby's Guide to The Decoration of Houses by Edith Wharton: A House Primer. I'm sort of an Edith Wharton nut, if you didn't know that already. Even though I love lots and lots of books, I would willingly say that she is my favorite author.

The Decoration of Houses was the first book she ever wrote. It is not a work of fiction, but rather a guide book on the best way to decorate one's home. As she says: "The only cure is to decorate one's inner house so richly that one is content there."

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