24 Books in 24 Days

We made it through each day in December counting down to Christmas Eve with a Harry Potter Advent Calendar. To spice things up a bit this holiday season, we added an Advent BOOK calendar and loved opening up a book each day! We added 24 books in 24 days to our own library, and so happy that our local book store Madison Street Books helped picked and wrapped each one!

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Our Family Book Advent Calendar

I have never been more excited for December to start. Each year we do various advent calendar (usually Lego) and thought this year we would spice it up with a Funko Pop Harry Potter Advent Calendar. But I still felt like something was missing. Then, one of my favorite local independent bookstores posted something on their IG feed. I was hooked. I just had to do it. And only two more sleeps before it begins!

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Book *Wine* Club – Nine Year Reading History

November 14th 2008.

This was the night of the first Book Club.  Considering many of us were juggling newborns and toddlers as well as working – we were impressed we pulled off the first book club. We probably weren’t drinking much either.  My, how times have changed.  Back in 2008, we started out with the simple fact that our elementary school required the kids to read 30 minutes a day.  If we had to watch them read, what better way to reinforce the importance of reading but to read along side them! Read more