How to Eat a Cupcake ~ Book Review

How to eat a cupcake

Recently I opened Facebook and found a note from a friend. She’d just finished a book, thought I’d like it, and wanted to send it to me. Two of my favorite things… a book recommendation from a friend, and free books. As we were pulling out of the driveway to head to Tulsa for a spring break visit I stopped by the mailbox, and the envelope inside made me smile. I love when books arrive … Continue reading

Thirteen Reasons Why ~ Book Review

thirteen reasons why by jay asher

This is only the second young adult book I’ve ever read. I picked up Paper Towns and this book at the library. I wanted to do a little research into young adult fiction, thinking it might be the best way to write the ideas floating around in my head. While I enjoyed the story of Paper Towns, I was not a huge fan of the tone of it. I was a little put off, feeling … Continue reading

Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Review

guernsey literary and potato peel pie society

I’m going to be honest, right up front. I’m not a huge fan of historical fiction, or books set in the 1940s. I find them dreary and a bit depressing for some reason. I’ve had Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society recommended to me a few times and hadn’t read it for just that reason. However, it was the chosen book for our book club this month, so I gave it a go. Delightful. … Continue reading

Moody Cow Meditates

moody cow meditates

Back in June, during our “Blog Less. Live More” summer,  I was looking for some resources to help my kiddo (8) learn more about mindfulness and meditation. I thought if she had some tools in her backpack she might be better able to handle the big emotions that come up for her, especially being a spirited kiddo. The one book that was recommended most was “Moody Cow Meditates“. I picked it up on Amazon and grabbed Peaceful … Continue reading