Book It! – Fairy Tales Retold

The month of May has been great for reading. I feel like I’ve finished tons of books, and I’m well on my way to completing my goal of 52 books this year. I’m actually a lot further ahead than I thought I would be. The Lunar Chronicles I recent read all 5 books in The Read More …

Coffee Talk – New Designs

There are lots of strange things going on on the interwebs this week. So grab your favorite beverage and join in on the chat. A New Design I recently updated the design of the website from the one I’ve been using since the beginning (with a few minor design modifications as I went) to something Read More …

#Project52 – Nature

I was supposed to write up a post with photos from nature for this week’s #EverydayProject52 post. But when I got home, I found out that our outside kitten, Geordi, died today. Matt found him out by the road. So, I don’t feel much like sharing photos of bright flowers. Instead, I thought I would Read More …

The Lunar Chronicles – A Review

The Lunar Chronicles are a series of 6 books written by Marissa Meyer.  The books take place in the distant future (100+ years after the 4th world war).  The 4 main books in the series: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter are retellings of the traditional fairy tales Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Snow Read More …

WIP Wednesday – A New Machine

I’ve been a big slacker about getting any sewing done lately, what with the new baby ducks, and my utter laziness. But I do still have something to share with you this week- a brand new (to me) sewing machine. This jewel was my birthday gift from my husband.  It’s about a month after my Read More …

Bookish Questions – Do you have book buying bans for yourself?

Do you have book buying bans for yourself? The closest I have ever come to a real book buying ban is my husband telling me that I have too many books. Of course, that’s probably because my massive bookshelf at home is overflowing. I probably have close to 100 books sitting on my shelf that Read More …