Anne’s House of Dreams by L.M. Montgomery – finished January 4, 2012 – There is nothing like settling down with a book from this series – the comfort of predictable yet truly satisfying story plots and catching up with old favorite characters and delighting in new favorites. These books are a breath of fresh air for me. This is Anne at her best, though we get to see her … Continue reading Books Read in 2012
Another year has come and gone. 2012 is now singing it’s Swan Song as we all look ahead to 2013. We ruminate on the year that has passed and consider plans on how to make the coming year better or different or perhaps equally amazing if we can say that the previous year was just perfection. I don’t think I’ve ever said that, but you … Continue reading Goodbye 2012: 12 Things Learned | Hello 2013
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared an annual report of mommablogsalot.com! Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 22,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 5 Film Festivals In 2012, there were 237 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,967 posts. There were 160 pictures … Continue reading 2012 in review
Can you believe that the month, and along with it 2012, is almost over? The ladies at 5 Minutes for Books decided to post the What’s On Your Nightstand carnival a couple of days late due to Christmas, so here’s a peek into my reading habits from the past month and what’s slated to be read next. I’ve been reading a bit more than usual … Continue reading nightstand: december 27th
I hope all my lovely readers had a very merry little Christmas (or Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, etc.). We had a nice, low key Christmas day with just the right amount of presents, good food & fun memories. I think the very best part was that we didn’t leave the house at all. I made a point of leaving several fun gifts unwrapped (mostly the gifts that … Continue reading Christmas 2012
Today I have officially left my twenties behind me. I don’t really feel any different than I did yesterday, except maybe a bit sore from working out for the first time in far too long. I have to say that birthdays as an adult are very different from when you are a kid. I picked out my own birthday cake and spent the day decorating … Continue reading Happy Birthday, To Me! 10 Things I’ve Learned After 30 Years of Breathing Regularly.
Winter came in with a bang this year with a snowstorm delivering 20 inches of snow in some areas of my town. While I look forward to a White Christmas, let’s think about the winter season ahead and make some goals and wishes for the season. Things to Do blow bubbles outside and watch them freeze Ring in the new year – I want to … Continue reading Winter Wish List (2012 / 2013)
Winter is here dear readers and that means Christmas is only days away, along with my 30th birthday and the end of 2012. It also means that the Fall into Reading challenge hosted by Callapidder Days has officially ended! I challenged myself to read 10 books this fall and the results are in! I finished my 10th book on the 18th of December after staying … Continue reading Fall into Reading 2012: Wrap-Up