You guys, you can’t even believe how fired up my house was on Christmas Eve when we told the kids it was ok to go ahead and open up their Cannonball Exchange books. There was much rejoicing. Mswas, Yesknopemaybe, HasenKlub, you guys are the best. You are the reason that we keep doing this every year. This is pretty much the best virtual group of friends on the planet! Horses, Gilmore Girls, World War II, The New England Patriots — all of their interests were […]
It has become something of a tradition in our house to open our Cannonball exchange gifts on Christmas Eve. We waited all day, but we just couldn’t wait another second! Just look at the amazing goodies we got to add to our libraries today! Thanks so much!
Thanks to NTE for another delightful box of cannonball goodness. These junior cannonballers aren’t going to know what hit them! joemyjoe will love these — nice work picking out for a 9 year old!!!
When I was a wee Scoots, I had a few authors that I loved. Laura Ingalls Wilder. Judy Blume. John D. Fitzgerald (seriously, The Great Brain books were the best). And when I could get my hands on his books, I loved Daniel Manus Pinkwater. His books were just so crazy and weird, I couldn’t help but love them. Fat Men From Space. The Hoboken Chicken Emergency. The Avocado of Death. These books were really unlike anything I had every read before. And Lizard Music is […]
So, I sort of cheated this year. I volunteered to organize the Book Exchange because I loved giving and receiving books last year and selfishly wanted to do both again this year. Which means I got to assign myself my gifter and giftee (this being the cheating part). While my gift is off to its recipient today (I was even late based on the rules I made!) I now feel okay to share my gifts from Bunnybean and Joemyjoe, our Jr. Cannonballers who took part […]