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Sherry Ellis

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2011-05-29

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Sherry Ellis is a freelance writer and chldren's author. She is also a professional musician who plays and teaches violin, viola, and piano. You can learn more about Sherry at her website, www.sherryellis.org.

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Sherry Ellis, author of That Baby Woke Me Up, AGAIN and That Mama is a Grouch, shares her ups and.. downs on the roller coaster ride of motherhood.

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  • Attack of the Cookie Monsters
    on Dec 20, 2016
    'Tis the season for baking Christmas cookies. I've been in full swing at my pad, making all sorts of delightful confections. This has not gone unnoticed by the cookie monsters. They lurk in shadowy places, waiting for me to put the cookies in tins an...
  • The Secret Files of Fairday Morrow
    on Dec 10, 2016
    Happy 1st book birthday to THE SECRET FILES OF FAIRDAY MORROW! It's been a year since the mystery of the Begonia House was revealed to the world, and now the paperback will be available January 3rd, 2017. The new cover stays true to Fairday's snazzy...
  • Mama's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
    on Dec 6, 2016
    Let me tell you about my terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Which was actually kind of funny, in a weird sort of way.Georgia, the fine state in which I live, had experienced a drought. We had no rain for a couple of months. Well, that al...
  • Question of the Month, and The Dog and the Box
    on Dec 2, 2016
    It's time for Question of the Month, hosted by Michael D'Agostino. And this month I'm not late!The question is, "What does your retirement look like?"Retirement? Me retire? I don't think so. I love teaching music and performing, so unless something h...
  • Guest Author, Mark Noce
    on Sep 5, 2016
    Today at my pad, I have a very talented guest: author, Mark Noce.  His new book, Between Two Fires, has just been released. And let me tell you, it's good! It hooked me from the beginning, and kept me interested to the end.Here's my review:Lady...
  • A New Kind of Shampoo
    on Aug 30, 2016
    Yesterday, I made a pot roast. It smelled delicious! Unfortunately, as I was taking it out of the Dutch oven to carve it, some of the juices splashed onto me. I saw the splat marks on my shirt, and quickly changed. The last thing I wanted t...
  • Party Crasher
    on Aug 24, 2016
    Yesterday, I looked outside, through the glass doors that led to our deck. What I saw was a cat arm and paw, stretched out. And it was white. Not the color of my cat's paw. Puzzled, I went over to investigate. Sure enough, there was a strange ca...
  • Bobbing for What?
    on Aug 22, 2016
    My son still likes the game, bobbing for apples. He gets his friends together, and they go outside to do it. It doesn't matter if it's Halloween, Valentines Day, or an average day. The other day, which was an average day, he decided&nb...
  • Pokemon Go . . . Away!
    on Aug 15, 2016
    You've probably heard about the Pokémon Go craze that's hit America (and maybe the rest of the world). The creators of Pokémon thought it would be good idea to have a scavenger hunt where video game players could go outside to find these little Pok...
  • Big Expenses
    on Aug 9, 2016
    "Mom," my twelve-year-old son said. "I need to save my money. I have some big expenses coming up."I nodded. I figured his big expenses included a car. "You'll definitely need some cash for wheels in a few years."Bubba looked at me funn...
  • Question of the Month and Grill Master
    on Aug 3, 2016
    Sorry for being a little remiss about being here. I've been busy with my kids. They'll be back in school next week, so hopefully I'll find a little more time to blog and visit everybody.It is time for the Question of the Month hosted by Michael D'Ago...
  • Stupid Frog
    on Jul 22, 2016
    If you look at the picture above, you'll probably be drawn to the flaming logs. But if you look on one of the rocks on the bottom left, you'll see a little critter. A frog.That little frog jumped out from the fire pit rocks about fifteen mi...
  • The Chase
    on Jul 13, 2016
    The deer in my neighborhood are fearless. They walk up and down our streets and yards in the middle of the afternoon, not caring who or what sees them. Just the other day, I saw a herd of deer grazing in our neighbor's front yard while a tabby cat sa...
  • The Wrong Side of the Mountain
    on Jul 8, 2016
    I've been doing a lot of exploring with my kids, which is why I haven't been sitting in front of my computer blogging. Yesterday's adventure involved a mountain.I took my kids and one of their friends to Yonah Mountain in Georgia. It was supposed to...
  • Question of the Month and Stretchy Socks
    on Jul 4, 2016
    It's time once again for the Question of the Month hosted by Michael D'Agostino. This month's question is:  What was the first book/series that you fell in love with?The first book was James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. My teacher read it...
  • Ranch-flavored Cat
    on Jun 28, 2016
    Our cat, Bootsy, was practicing bad table manners, again. This time it was with me. As I sat at the picnic table, eating my sandwich, the cat jumped up onto the table and sniffed my sandwich. I yanked it away, but not before some of the ranch dr...
  • Skating Rink for Schultz
    on Jun 22, 2016
    We recently got the hard-wood floors in our house refinished. They look fantastic, but whatever was put on the floors to seal them, has made them really slippery! Everyone has slipped a little. But no one has slipped more than Schultz, our hundr...
  • Daddy's Got Talent
    on Jun 16, 2016
    So, my husband has decided he is going to audition for America's Got Talent."Wait a minute," I said. "You've got talent?"After living with him for over 15 years, I had no idea."Yeah. I've got talent.""Doing what?""Singing."I looked at the guy. I...
  • A Cure for Everything
    on Jun 10, 2016
    Before I begin my story, I want to let you all know that I'm giving away copies of each of my three books (That Baby Woke Me Up, AGAIN, That Mama is a Grouch, and Ten Zany Birds). If you're on Facebook, you can follow this link, and it will take you...
  • Question of the Month and Sisterhood Blogger Award
    on Jun 3, 2016
    It's time for Question of the Month hosted by Michael D'Agostino. This month's question is:“Of all the places in the world that you haven’t yet been to, where would you like to go next?”Hmmm. I guess Australia. There are a few things on my buck...

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