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Follow Me Friday

We are late to the party, but we had a prior engagement with Peeta Mellark.  The movie was fantastic, although there were a few major departures from the book.  The changes worked for the first movie, but we are not sure how those changes will be handled in the sequels.  Have you seen it yet? […]

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Follow Me Friday

  Q: What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done to get your hands on any particular book? When Teen Geek was little (6-ish) he had no interest in books over about 12 pages long.  I really wanted him to get into longer books and stretch his reading muscles, so I brought home Harry Potter and the […]

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Monday Munchies: Top 3 in 2011

By the numbers, our most popular Monday Munchies post in 2011: #3 Butterbeer from Harry Potter #2 Minny’s Microwave Caramel Cake from The Help And, #1 by a W-I-D-E margin…Pumpkin Juice from Harry Potter Did your favorite recipe make the cut? My favorite(Grapes of Wrath muffins) did not even come close! Linking with these fine […]

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Monday Munchies: Butterbeer

This is NOT a recipe for the Butterbeer sold at WWHP.  Quite frankly, the descriptions of the product sold at WWHP sound sickly and disgusting.  I know it is JK Rowling approved, but, YUCK! This is how I imagine Butterbeer to taste.  Although Word Nerd Teen likes this recipe, it is not what she imagines […]

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tutorial: Banned Books card case

In preparation for Banned Books Week (September 24- October 1), we put together a really cute card case to let your little book light shine. We found these neat little card cases at Office Depot.  Sadly, they don’t seem to have them anymore, but any non-fabric case will do.  You will need printed images of […]

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