Your Monday Muse-VeggieTales

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

On any given day, but especially on Mondays, we may feel overwhelmed by our battles, too little to accomplish great things, and beyond powerless to change our course, BUT our GOD is Bigger, Braver, and more Powerful than our outlook, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Kari Jobe

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

We woke up to pain and sadness today. But, Jesus. We woke up to tragedy and fear. But, Jesus. We woke up to more questions and less answers. But, Jesus. We can’t understand, can’t begin to fathom the why. But, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Plumb

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Last Friday was the first day of fall, but as often happens, there’s been this feeling of having not only entered a new season on the calendar, but also having entered a different season in life. School schedules, activity commitments, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Harry Connick, Jr.

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Many of us today are feeling intense feelings, both empathetic and sympathetic. Our emotions are running the gauntlet from sadness and devastation to fear and anxiety to anger and impatience. We see the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Rascal Flatts

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Y’all it’s not looking good in Houston, Texas. At. All. And, it makes me feel utterly helpless. Anyone else struggle with wanting to fix it, change it, help with it…find a truck, load it with all the things needed, tow … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Voctave

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

In light of the horrible news coming out of Charlottesville, Virginia, it’s hard to remember that there is GOOD in this world, but there are…good people, strong relationships, joyful kids, safe schools, inviting churches, beautiful music, respectful discussions, trustworthy leaders, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-ABCmouse

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Oh, First Monday in August, you bring us mixed feelings. You are forcing us to trade in our carefree, memory-making summer days for weeks filled with lesson-learning, alarm clocks, and activities across town. We are both excited and a bit … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Tori Kelly

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Working in the publishing business day to day, I’m often in awe of all that God brings together. The words. The illustrations. The manufacturing. The distribution. Each time we add a piece, try something new, reach out to book stores, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-The Beach Boys

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Hello Friends and Followers! Wooohooo, y’all…the last two weeks have been crazy from dawn to dusk with end of school year activities and traveling to #BookExpo in NYC (which was it’s own exciting adventure!). Sleep was following me around wondering … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Mary Poppins

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

This week is a busy week…like, crazy busy as we prepare to travel to BEA, work with our new authors on their manuscripts and platforms, and continue the marketing plans for our debut picture book The Bubble Who Would Not … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Blanca

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

music, monday muse, inspiration, spring

It’s the First Day of SPRING! To be technical, the Spring Equinox of 2017 began today at 5:28am in the Northern Hemisphere. Either way, this makes me want to shout WAHOO! It’s not because spring is my favorite season, but … Read More

Music Monday: Christmas Volume 2

Rachel PellegrinoChristmas, Music Monday

It’s the week of Christmas! Only 5 more days until the pitter-patter of feet rushing toward stuffed stockings, decorated trees, and warm kitchens (coffee anyone?!). In the background you might also have on the annual holiday parade or Christmas tunes … Read More

Music Monday: Christmas Volume 1

Rachel PellegrinoChristmas, Music Monday

I love Christmas music. Plain and simple. I could listen to it all year because there are so many different versions, artist renditions, and new songs to hear. I actually get frustrated with my local radio stations at this time … Read More

Music Monday (Broadway Edition)

Rachel PellegrinoMusic Monday

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Hello to you all this last Monday of October! (Okay, seriously, where did this month go?) I teased you last week that this Music Monday would be some fun tunes, and I’m so happy to share this Music Monday edition … Read More

Music Monday (Duets Edition)

Rachel PellegrinoLife, Music Monday

Good Morning! I seem to be on a bit of a theme kick with our Music Mondays this month with last week being the acapella version and the week before being a jazz version, and though it was a bit … Read More

Music Monday (Acapella Edition)

Rachel PellegrinoMusic Monday

Good Morning and Hallelujah for a new week! We had such a busy weekend as a family, that I’m kind of ready to get back to work. However, for some, Columbus Day is still a holiday, fall break, or day … Read More

Music Monday (Jazz Edition)

Rachel PellegrinoMusic Monday

Good October Morning to you! Whenever we reach October on the calendar, I start to feel a shift in my attitude, there’s a soft fall smell in the air, and the late evening and early morning start to have a … Read More

Music Monday

Rachel PellegrinoMonday Muse, Music Monday

Good Morning! It’s the last Monday of September, the sun is rising, fall is in the air, and we are entering into the busiest three months of the year. Some Mondays we wake up and we just need to be … Read More

Love is Here

Rachel PellegrinoLife, Music Monday

The song lyrics of Love is Here by Tenth Avenue North have been playing in stereo through my mind over and over.   I’m not sure who it’s for today, but if it’s for you, I pray that you hear … Read More

Music Monday

Rachel PellegrinoMonday Muse, Music Monday

Good Morning! I pray your weekend was refreshing and that God spoke to you in a mighty way. I know He did for me. Our pastor spoke on finding your career calling and purpose, and it just reinvigorated my spirit … Read More

Music Monday

Rachel PellegrinoMonday Muse, Music Monday

It’s the first Monday of AUGUST!!! WOW! Three more weeks until the start of class for most students in Texas. Three more weeks of time with your littles before the busyness of the school year, the fall season, and the … Read More

Monday’s Music Playlist

Rachel PellegrinoMonday Muse, Music Monday

Happy Monday! Can you believe it’s the last week of July? Summer 2015 is flying by way too fast! We have so many exciting things to share, but today IS Monday. So, I thought I’d share some uplifting music with … Read More