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Reading with Maya

My five-year-old daughter, Maya, is sick. We've been enjoying reading the following books over and over and over and over again during the past couple of days. I'm hoping to switch to a few other children's books for the weekend!



Maya does a lot of the reading on this one. Dr. Seuss is the king of the children's book rhymes.



Fancy Nancy rules. . . .



I admit that Skippyjon Jones doesn't appeal to me, something about reading these books aloud is stressful for my tongue, but all that matters is that Maya loves him! And the idea of a cute little cat wanting to be a chihuahua appeals to me, a dog person.



We're actually reading a collection of four Scooby-Doo stories in one volume. This is just one of the stories. Who doesn't love Scooby-Doo??

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Current Little Pleasures

Girls' weekend in Omaha with Maya and her friend.

Happy Buddha:  Sweet Orange and Cedar Shower Foam from RITUALS

Time for iced or blended peppermint mochas.

Shopping for little gifts for Maya's Japanese pen pal.  They were matched through their schools, and we're hoping she can stay with us for a few days this summer.

The flock of wild turkeys, foxes, and other assorted wildlife entertaining us this fall.

Thanksgiving plans to visit my sister.

Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas is back!

Current Little Pleasures

Christmas Keepsake Week, July 14-23, filled with Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel.

Sending Christmas (in July) cards with a Peace greeting to some of my favorite people.  Why not??

Scott Tube Free Toilet Paper--nothing to recycle.

Haagen-Dazs Coffee Ice Cream--always!

Baby Driver movie.

Seeing photos from my sisters and niece on Facebook during their Italy trip.  I can't imagine they will want to come back home!

What are your current little pleasures?