I'm linking up again with Mama Kat's World Famous Writer's Workshop. Albeit, I'm linking up a little late - but hopefully you won't mind. This week Mama Kat asked: 4. What was your favorite song when you were 16 years old…is it still a favorite? According to my calculator, I was 16 in 1998. Remember … Continue reading 5 Songs I Loved When I Was 16.
I really didn't mean to go so long without posting anything other than the occasional tag. It seems like life is determined to keep me busy - not with anything necessarily bad or strange, just life stuff. Before I get sucked into the Time Vortex again, here are some thing I forgot to tell you … Continue reading 5 Recent Instagram Posts, Now With Full Stories.
We're all familiar with the idea of a dream dinner party, yes? This tag takes that idea of coming up with the perfect guest list that isn't set in reality - i.e. famous people, dead people, etc. are all allowed - but in this tag all of the people are fictional! Who would you invite … Continue reading The Literary Dinner Party Tag
Sofii @ A Book. A Thought shared this fun tag recently and I thought it would make for a nice easy blog post for Thanksgiving Eve. I've probably done a similar tag in the past, but the questions are a fun way to get to know each other through the books on our bookshelf. Here … Continue reading tag: My Life in Books.
Let me preface this by saying that I love Christmas. I love the cheesy movies, Christmas music, family traditions, decorating the tree, hanging the stockings, opening presents as a family - I'm there for all of it. I really am. But as I looked ahead to this coming Christmas, I found myself kind of dreading … Continue reading Creating a Better Christmas For Our Family
Now that Halloween is behind us, it's time to obsess over the upcoming Winter holidays. Obviously we're going to skip right over Thanksgiving because here in America, we're more concerned with commercialistic holidays like Black Friday, Christmas and Christmas Bonus Time (You know I'm kidding right? Thanksgiving is awesome and there should always be pumpkin … Continue reading 8 things my kids have asked me for recently.
I have had a love / hate relationship with audio books over the years. Every now and then I come across a book with such an excellent narrator that I become enthralled and think, "Audio books are the BEST!" and decide I'm going to listen to them all the time. But it turns out that … Continue reading Audio Books: Do You Like Fiction, Nonfiction or just Jim Dale?
I'm having a weird reading month (or months) as I can't seem to commit to any books outright. It's not uncommon for me to read two or three books at once but usually one of them is a clear front runner and takes up most of my time. Right now I'm reading many, many books … Continue reading 6 Books I’m Reading Right Now
The kids' school pictures came in the other day and I cannot stop staring at them. When I was a kid, I feel like most school pictures looked pretty terrible and awkward. Or maybe that was just me? This is not the case these days, at least at my kids' school. The photographer s so … Continue reading A Snapshot of the School Year So Far