Adjusting to a new schedule

We’re into the third week of school. It’s going fairly well. The excitement of starting kindergarten hasn’t worn off yet. We’re gotten ourselves into a good routine. Morning Routine Our mornings look like this… 6:15 AM – I wake up, shower, get dressed. Sometimes Christopher comes in to go potty, but then he goes back […]

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Book Review: The Truth According to Us

The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows Goodreads Summary: In the summer of 1938, Layla Beck’s father, a United States senator, cuts off her allowance and demands that she find employment on the Federal Writers’ Project, a New Deal jobs program. Within days, Layla finds herself far from her accustomed social whirl, assigned to cover […]

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Book Review: Ana of California (YA)

Ana of California by Andi Teran Goodreads Summary: A modern take on the classic coming-of-age novel, inspired by Anne of Green Gables In the grand tradition of Anne of Green Gables, Bridget Jones’s Diary, and The Three Weissmanns of Westport, Andi Teran’s captivating debut novel offers a contemporary twist on a beloved classic. Fifteen-year-old orphan Ana […]

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Mini Reviews: Lunar Chronicle Short Stories

To tide myself over before starting Scarlet, so I don’t get too far ahead with The Lunar Chronicles Read Along, I decided to finally read Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicle short stories found on her website. Have you read them yet? Here are my thoughts… Glitches (3 Stars) A prequel to Cinder. This story tells of Cinder’s […]

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Find Me Tag

I saw this tag on Bookmark Lit a couple of months ago and thought it looked fun. Lauren didn’t tag me, but I’m doing it anyway. 🙂 I decided to only pick books from my Goodreads “read” list. I’m impressed that I was able to find them all. 1. A book with “gone” in the […]

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Book Review: You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day Goodreads Summary: From online entertainment mogul, actress, and “queen of the geeks” Felicia Day, a funny, quirky, and inspiring memoir about her unusual upbringing, her rise to Internet-stardom, and embracing her individuality to find success in Hollywood. The Internet isn’t all cat videos. There’s also […]

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Why I blog

A couple weeks ago I shared the meaning of my blog name. Today I want to tell you a little more about why I started this blog. There are two reasons… 1) Connection I talk about books A LOT at home, and I know my husband doesn’t care. But I care. And I want to […]

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“Waiting On” Wednesday: The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party

Today I’m linking up with Breaking the Spine for “Waiting on” Wednesday. This week I’m waiting on…. The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale Goodreads Summary: Inconvenient monster alarms, a sparkly array of princess guests, and spot-on slapstick pacing make for a party readers will celebrate. Today is Princess Magnolia’s […]

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Book Review: The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Goodreads Summary: Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel […]

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