Posted by: Kathy Temean | January 8, 2017

More Book Winners & Celebrate Winter

Donna Gwinnell Lambo-Weidner – Deliver Her by Patricia Perry Donovan
Donna Cangelosi – Normal Norman by Tara Lazar
Linda Mitchell – Wheels of Change by Darlene Beck Jacobson
Teresa Robeson – The Legend of Glass by Trinka Hakes Noble
Leila Nabih – Land Sharks by Beth Ferry


Watching the snow come down inspired adding this snowy illustration by Martha Aviles. She  studied graphic design at the University of Mexico, and has worked as a full-time illustrator since 1991, when she published her first Children’s Book. She was featured on Illustrator Saturday.


by Eileen Spinelli

  1. Make snow angels. No Snow? Make paper angels.
  2. Bring a basket of socks, gloves and scarves to a shelter.
  3. Invite a friend in for hot chocolate and cookies.
  4. Treat yourself to a pair of new pajamas.
  5. Cozy up with a book of poetry. Read one aloud.
  6. Play a board game with a favorite child.
  7. Cook soup from scratch. Share.
  8. Wear something fuzzy. Or sparkly.
  9. List five things you love about winter. Be thankful for those.
  10. Eat dinner by candlelight.
  11. Look up at the night sky. Wave hello to the moon.
  12. Bless a stranger.

christmas-rosiemagee-snowangel-erickson-2See what fun snow can be? Just bundle up, wear you hat, glove, and boots like the cute girl in the illustrations Sue Ann Erickson send in for us to enjoy.

Talk tomorrow,



  1. A lovelly list! 🙂 I am partial to number 8: fuzzy (socks).


  2. Congrats to all the lucky winners of all these aMAzing books!

    The illustrations are wonderful, along with an excellent list by Eileen. Winter really is beautiful and magical when Mother Nature doesn’t get carried away and you have warm shelter 🙂


  3. Woohoo! Thank you for the prize, Kathy and congrats to all other winners (including my buddies, Donna and Leila)!

    As for celebrating winter, I’m donating my hand-knit hats. 🙂


  4. Lovely list of winter ideas,as are the illustrations, thanks Kathy!


  5. # 7 is bubbling on the stove right now. A great way to warm up from the inside out. Thanks for the book too! It might not be poetry, but the opportunity to cozy up to something new is always good.


  6. Reblogged this on Darlene Beck-Jacobson and commented:
    Congratulations to all the winners! Linda please forward you re-mail so I can send you your book!


  7. Yay, Linda Mitchell! Please send me your address so I can get you your copy of WHEELS OF CHANGE.


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