Posts by Andrea

Cabbages & Kings – A Review

Cabbages and Kings is a work on fiction by O. Henry. Published in 1904, it’s not the type of book I would normally write a full review for, but I’ve found a have a lot to say. I downloaded a free digital copy for my Kindle app (also available in print), because I recognized the…

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#Project52 – Happiness Is

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar These lovely birds were outside my kitchen window the other morning. They made me very happy.

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Bookish Question – The past or the future?

Do you prefer books set in the past or the future? This is a difficult question for me. If a book is well written, I don’t generally care what point in history is featured.  I’ve read amazing books that took place in the Victorian era, and that take place in a future not yet realized.…

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#Project52 – Who am I?

It’s that time of year again, making resolutions and looking back at who we have become.  At 30, I often still feel like I’m playing at being an adult. Especially on those days when I see my friends and family with their grown up lives, having kids and making big decisions. I do have to…

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WIP Wednesday

The new season of Project Quilting has started, which is great. I love having inspiration for sewing projects.  This week’s challenge is “confetti,” so I did a little research on Pinterest for ideas and came across a quilt by St. Louis Folk Victorian that I love. I’m using it as inspiration for my own little…

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Book It – Year’s End

The year has come to a close, so here’s a run down of how I did in meeting the 2015 Reading List from PopSugar. There were a total of 50 different categories to read a book in, so I decided right off the bat that I would need to mark each category a book fell…

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WIP Wednesday

It’s the last WIP Wednesday post of the year.  I’ve made a lot of progress on things this year, but I’ve still got more projects going than I would like. Maybe that’s something I could work on in the new year. This week has been all about hanging sleeves.  I’m midway through putting hanging sleeves…

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