We're two weeks into the school year and slowly finding our rhythm. BB has adjusted to life as a kindergarten girl like a champ and MM is slowly getting used to the heftier workload that 3rd grade at a private school demands of him and I'm slowly accepting that my son is horridly unorganized and … Continue reading What I’m Into Lately: August 2014
Things online you must read this month: How Rainbow Rowell turned a bomb into a best selling novel at buzzfeed.com. 'Frozen' Director Jennifer Lee to adapt 'A Wrinkle in Time' at EW.com - finally!!! This French supermarket came up with a brilliant way to reduce food waste at Elite Daily. Mat Honan at Wired liked everything … Continue reading Required Reading: August 29, 2014
This bookish tag has been making the rounds on my Facebook page and I loved it so much I decided to post it here, too. Here are the rules: List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way. Don't take more than a few minutes, and do not think too hard. They don't … Continue reading 10 Books That Have Stayed With Me.
I'd like to pretend that I'm one of those people who only watches lofty, educational programs on PBS and BBC but the truth is I'm an equal opportunity television enjoyer-er and yes I've watched my share of reality television. I think that statement means something different to everyone. Some people who say they watch reality … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned Watching Reality TV
We only had about four hours to spend exploring Washington D.C. and we were traveling by foot the entire time. According to my pedometer, we put in over 10,000 steps in D.C. mostly just walking the National Mall. We fully intend to come back to D.C. and stay for a weekend at least so that … Continue reading D.C. in 4 Hours: Walking the National Mall
Lately I've been feeling weighed down by the little itty bits of every day life. The kids and marriage are great, I have wonderful friends, my family is doing well and the weather is gorgeous. The mental checklist of "Big Happy Things" can be checked and double checked. So the blahs are coming from the … Continue reading 5 Little Happiness Boosting Ideas.
Monday was their first day of school. It was a morning full of firsts - her first day of kindergarten, their first day at a new school, my first time being a mother of two school aged kids with more spare time on her hands than she knows what to do with. Despite my grievances about … Continue reading First Day of School: Kindergarten and 3rd Grade!
I'm linking up with Anne @ Modern Mrs. Darcy to share some mini twitter style reviews of the books I've been reading over the last month or so. She calls this fantastic idea Twitterature! If you want to play along just post book reviews that are roughly 140 characters or less - as if you were posting the review … Continue reading twitterature: mini book reviews for July 2014