Our Christmas Picture Book Treasury {& Link-Up!}


Book Review, Books, Random

My friend, Sarah, recently asked for some Christmas book ideas for her sweet almost-two-year old daughter. My friend, Monica, has a great list over at her place, as does Haley at Carrots for Michaelmass and I’m sure many others. I’ve wanted to compile a list of ours for my own records so this gave me a […]

December 13, 2013

Whatever After: If the Shoe Fits {a book review}


Book Review

Recently, my nine-year-old (4th grade) daughter brought home a book she borrowed from the school library: Whatever After: If the Shoe Fits by Sarah Mlynowski, the second book of a 4-book series.  I’d never heard of the Whatever After series before and I was curious about it so decided to read along with her. Of course, she ended up finishing […]

November 11, 2013

Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry {A Book Review}


Book Review

A few friends of mine have mentioned over the years how much they love Wendell Berry books. I’d listen with curious attention but hesitated to try one for myself in case their high praise didn’t pull through for me. This summer I was in the library scanning the shelves, hoping my next read would jump […]

October 14, 2013

Dad is Fat {a Book Review}


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My eldest brother gave me the gift of laughter for my birthday this year when he sent me Jim Gaffigan’s Dad Is Fat book.  I immensely enjoyed reading this. It was as enjoyable as eating a delicious sugar-filled delicacy, each chapter like a new cream-filled pastry to inhale leaving me only craving more. Why am I comparing […]

October 6, 2013

The Hunger Games Review


Book Review

Warning: Don’t read this if you do not want to know anything about the Hunger Games movie or books. I recently watched The Hunger Games movie and then read Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games, Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games) and Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games). I really enjoyed them […]

April 28, 2012