Sometimes the holidays stress me out. Some years I don't care about the mayhem and I pinterest my heart out coming up with fun activities and covering the house in glitter and ribbons and twinkle lights then other years I'm like, "What if we didn't decorate for Christmas at all and we'll just wait and see … Continue reading Adventish: A Holiday Idea Box
Happy Thanksgiving guys! Apparently I'm thankful for blog link ups this year! I'm linking up with Mama Kat's Writer's Workshop by answering the following questions found on her So Very Thankful You Tube Tag. Wanna play along? Just answer the following questions: 1. Name a color you are thankful for. I am thankful for the … Continue reading So very thankful.
Because we're thankful for good books. The Bookish Thanksgiving Tag was originally created by Erin and Becca - the premise is super simple. Each question lists a type of traditional Thanksgiving Dish and applies a type of book to said dish. Then you name the book. Ready? Here are the Questions: 1. Bread: What book is purely … Continue reading The Bookish Thanksgiving Tag.
Saturday was Dan's birthday. He's like an old man now and stuff. Or thirty. One of those. We celebrated by me trying not to drag him all over town running errands and by baking my first from scratch chocolate cake. Not one to mess around, I decided to make Valerie's French Chocolate Cake that Smitten … Continue reading Adventures in Baking: Why my pants are too tight.
Have you guys heard about Hour of Code at Code.org? They have a bunch of free coding tutorials geared towards kids as young as 4 and as old as grandma that walk you through the principles of basic programming in an hour, with the complexity getting a little harder with each "puzzle" that you complete. … Continue reading Minecraft Hour of Code
I found this tag via Mom's Radius and couldn't resist playing along. Thanks to Christy & Erica at Novel Ink for putting together these awesome images. Ready to play? Two picks: Yes Please by Amy Poehler for her amazing humor and wit and To All The Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han for the sweet romance … Continue reading The Inside Out Book Tag.
I'm linking up with It's a Reading Thing again this week to play What Are You Reading Wednesday. To play, just follow these three steps: Tell us: What’s the name of your current read? Go to page 34 in your book or 34% in your eBook and share a complete sentence. (or two!) Answer: Would … Continue reading What Are You Reading Wednesday: Code Name Verity
I'm linking up with Anne @ Modern Mrs Darcy to share the books I've been reading recently. She calls the series Quick Lit and the idea is to share short reviews of recent books - nothing lengthy or book reporty, just a quick note on what you read and if you liked it. I've finished … Continue reading Quick Lit: November 2015
Is anybody else extremely excited about the latest book release in the Lunar Chronicles series? Clearly I'm not alone in my squealing party for one because there is a whole Lunar Chronicles Fun & Games tag thing (that's a technical term) put together by the lovely Brittany at the Book Addict's Guide. Thank to Mom's Radius … Continue reading Winter Is Here: A Lunar Chronicles Release Party!