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Warm Drinks to Snuggle Up With

As the weather grows colder, sometimes the best thing to drive the chill from your bones is a warm drink and a book. Pour a mug of hot chocolate or brew a tea and snuggle up under a blanket with one of these café themed reads!

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A Delicious Four-Course Mystery

If you have an appetite for a murder mystery (and some delicious recipes) this book list will satisfy your cravings! Start with a scandalous soup or salad then move on to an alarming appetizer. Enjoy a murderous main course complete with savory sleuthing. Finally, round out your meal by indulging in a disquieting desert. 

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The Great Importance of Teachers

National Teacher Appreciation Day is March 4th.

In 2020 school looked very different for many families. Some guardians homeschooled their kids for the first time and Zoom meetings replaced the classroom for many students.  Teachers faced new obstacles and found creative ways to educate in trying circumstances. This disruption of learning helped us appreciate our teachers more than ever before. Now, as in-person learning is in sight, we honor our teachers and look forward to seeing them in the classroom once more. 

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