Category: Music, Audio, Movies

Slugs & Bugs | Sing the Bible: Family Christmas

Remember two weeks ago, when I told you we wouldn’t listen to Christmas music until the first day of Advent? We made it until the day after Thanksgiving. Here is why: My very favorite Christmas […]

Slugs & Bugs, Sing the Bible | A Kickstarter Campaign

What could be better than news that Slugs & Bugs is currently fundraising for the release of their third Sing the Bible album? Reading that news while eating a donut would be nice. Reading that news […]

Carrot Top Paper Shop (Giveaway!)

One of my favorite aspects of the picture book is the way it connects word and image. Chapter books unfold in what is essentially a private place (our imagination), even when we read them aloud […]

Looking for the Gospel in Good Songs

I grew up on good music. My mom favored folk singers; my dad introduced me to everyone from Louis Armstrong to Michael Jackson to Nirvana. By the time I held my first guitar, I had […]

Slugs & Bugs | Sing the Bible, Vol. 2 (Giveaway!)

Around New Year’s the ground on our side of the state was still muddy and gray, so we went to the mountains in search of snow. On the way there we sang merrily, knowing that our road ended […]

Big news about the Wingfeather Saga!

It could be the bar of excellent chocolate I’m snacking on while my kids nap. It could be the realization that we have roughly three weeks until this baby arrives (that certainly is exciting). But right […]

“Songs for Saplings: An Interview (and Giveaway!)” | Deeply Rooted

I have gone on and on at length here about Dana Dirksen and Songs for Saplings, and now I’ve been given the opportunity to go on at length about her music somewhere else: today on the Deeply […]

Slugs & Bugs | A Slugs & Bugs Christmas

The first time we listened to A Slugs and Bugs Christmas, we were on our way to the pharmacy for flu vaccines. To give you an adult-to-child ratio, that was me to three small children, all destined […]