Now that 2014 is nearly drawing to a close and I find myself reading a book that I certainly won’t finish before the new year, I thought this would be … Continue reading The 5 Best Books I Read This Year
(now with handy star rating so you can tell at a glance how much I liked it) **** Freakonomics by Steven Levitt (January Book Club) – Finished January 12, 2014 – I enjoyed this book a … Continue reading Books Read in 2014
This year I spent months planning these awesome handmade greeting cards that the kids and I were going to make together to send to friends and family for Christmas. It … Continue reading A Very Merry Rant & Well Wishes for the Season.
Alison at Hardcovers and Heroines shared this fun Book Gif Tag that looked weirdly fascinating and I’ve never blogged in Gifs before because I’m old and boring but I don’t … Continue reading The 10 Book Gif.
Here are a couple things online worth reading this week: I’m a new fan of Carolyn Hax who writes an advice column at The Washington Post. Here’s some advice she … Continue reading A few links for today.
It’s kind of a blogging tradition to share Christmas gift ideas and I wouldn’t want to mess with tradition. But I don’t quite have the energy or time to make … Continue reading I’ve made my list and checked it twice.
I’m linking up with Anne @ Modern Mrs. Darcy‘s linkup formerly known as twitterature. Now dubbed Quick Lit, the goal of the game is still the same: Share some mini book … Continue reading 3 Books to Read Before 2015
We’re continuing the tradition of celebrating Saint Lucia Day or Saint Lucy’s Day with our kids. Dan’s parents did it with their kids growing up and our kids loved celebrating … Continue reading Celebrating St Lucia Day.
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Found at Target 🙂
This is our third year using a gorgeous quilted Advent Calendar made by the kids’ meme (and her mother, I believe). Half the fun is figuring out what to put … Continue reading Advent Traditions: Simple Ideas to Celebrate the Season