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Monday Reading Report

Monday Reading Report

Yes, I know I still need to do my year-end wrap-up, but I still have a college student at home and it’s just been a bit crazy with Christmas and New Year and sending one back to school, getting things picked up, etc. We were […]

Best of 2018: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Books–Plus Giveaway!

Best of 2018: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Books–Plus Giveaway!

I read many great Mystery, Suspense, or Thriller books this past year. This is definitely one of my go-to genres, and there are many being published these days. It’s quite difficult to write something that is both surprising and original and will satisfy readers’ insatiable […]

Monday Reading Wrap-Up

Monday Reading Wrap-Up

One week until Christmas! I am trying to diligently work at completing the reviews I’ve committed to for the remainder of the year. My college students are now home for their winter break and with them have arrived more laundry and dishes and the need […]

It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? Weekly Wrap-Up

It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? Weekly Wrap-Up

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks, I’m finally getting caught up with some of my reading. I’m still on track to meet my 2018 goal of reading 200 books, but as usual I’m going to come in right at the wire. Here is what I’ve […]

Fall Reading Wrap-Up

Fall Reading Wrap-Up

Just got back from a fantastic, relaxing, and wonderful vacation in Belize. Look for a post about it soon, but for now I wanted to give an update about what I have read since my last post. This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure for […]

Vacation Inspiration

Vacation Inspiration

I have a board on Pinterest that is all about Travel Dreaming…I wanted to make some graphics of my own for that board.     We will be taking a trip soon to Coco Plum Island Resort in Belize, that is where these photos  were […]

Monday Reading Report

Monday Reading Report

This was a busy week, I worked a SAT grading job, my MOPS group met, and we had Family Weekend at my daughter’s college campus. So not a huge amount of time for reading. I did manage to complete three books and I’m almost finished […]

It’s Monday, What are You Reading?

It’s Monday, What are You Reading?

This weekly reading roundup is hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date, you can head over there to see what everyone else has recently read and is currently reading this week. This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure for more detail. I voluntarily reviewed complimentary copies […]

10 Fun Family Board and Card Games

10 Fun Family Board and Card Games

My family has long enjoyed playing games, and we have quite a few favorites. It’s always fun for me to do some research to find something new for us to try each year, I try to have at least one or two under our Christmas […]

September Reading Wrap-Up–Books I Read and Reviewed in September

September Reading Wrap-Up–Books I Read and Reviewed in September

September was a fairly busy month, we had our second child return to college and we went to Las Vegas for a meeting/job perk/mini-vacation. It seemed like I blinked and the month was over! I was able to read quite a few books, so here’s […]