When I buy gifts for people, I tend to look at books first. I was a big reader growing up and now I find myself raising big readers. It’s a proud momma moment when I see the whole family curled up with respective books. Our house is fairly crawling with good books and I do not mind this problem at all. If you have a … Continue reading Holiday Book Gift Guide: For Your 7 Year Old Daughter Who Is Reading You Out of House and Home.
Amazon has some amazing Cyber Monday sales today, but of course being a giant book nerd, it’s the Kindle sales that have me 1-click ordering at warp speed. Need something awesome to read? Here are my recommendations: I’VE BEEN EYEING THIS ONE: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue $3.99 GETTING ALL THE BUZZ: The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee $1.99 LAUGH HARD: Yes Please by Amy Poehler $3.99 DINNER PARTY GONE WRONG: Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty $2.99 COULDN’T PUT … Continue reading Treat Yo Self: 10 Cyber Monday Kindle Deals
I’m linking up with Mama Kat again for her pretty much world famous Writer’s Workshop. One of the prompts this week was to answer the questions for this So Very Thankful tag. I’m feeling kind of brain mushy today so a tag is perfect and what better post to write for Thanksgiving than a list of things I am thankful for! So. 1. Name a … Continue reading So Very Thankful.
This week’s Top 10 Tuesday prompt is a Thanksgiving freebie so I thought I’d take a break from listing books and get more open ended with ten bookish things that I’m thankful for. If you are playing along, let me know in the comments section. I’m thankful for Kindle e-readers for helping to accommodate the physical space limitations of my home and ensuring that I always … Continue reading 10 Bookish Things I’m Thankful For.
We’re celebrating Thanksgiving with friends again this year – the inevitable outcome of living so far from family is that we tend to get “adopted” by good friends and join in their festivities. I love this because it brings our families closer and it’s a chance to peek at how different people celebrate Turkey Day – and we get to try a large variety of awesome … Continue reading Thanksgiving Recipe: A New Take on Sweet Potato Pie or Blaspheme?
Is your internet as depressing as my internet right now? I’m not going to get political on you because I know you can get that anywhere right now (if you need that post, I recommend Dude Mom’s post this morning). Instead, I thought I’d share some positive things that may brighten your day. Let’s be sunbeams of positivity today, okay? Let’s watch Benedict Cumberbatch and Jimmy … Continue reading 10 Happy Things.
I’m writing this post on Election day. I actually voted a full week ago from the comfort of my local library in a crowd of seven people or so because my super smart husband had the smarts to suggest it. Despite my early worm status, I’ve still had to live in the real world since then and hear all the hateful political talk and listen to … Continue reading 8 Things I’m Thankful For.
I keep a running list on Amazon of all the books that I want to maybe buy someday or that I secretly hope others will buy for me. Because 9 times out of a 10, if you are buying me a gift, a book is a pretty solid way to go. Truth. I try to keep it semi-curated so that it’s not filled with books … Continue reading 10 Recent Books Added to My Wishlist
Now that we’re in the thick of the fall television season, I’ve had some time to give several new shows a fair shake. Some of them stand up better than others. Some of them have my geeking out to anyone who will listen. Here are the 5 best new shows we’ve started watching this fall for those looking for their next fix. The Good Place has … Continue reading Geek Guide: 5 New TV Shows To Binge Watch.