Book It – Reading is Romance

I have used affiliate links for the books in this post. Another month into my goal of doing more reading this year, and I’m making good progress on checking things off the 2015 Reading List from PopSugar. But more than that, I’m discovering again just how much I love to read. Finished Books Only a Read More …

Booking It- A Year of Reading

One of the things I am wanting to accomplish this year is to do a little more reading. It’s something I have always loved – even further back than my “Book It” days. I miss Book It. They need a Book It program for adults, where if you read a certain amount, you get something Read More …

My Bookshelves Tell a Story

The Decorista recently wrote a post about decorating your shelves. It had lots of great tips, but the style just didn’t work for me. Maybe my shelves just need to be as cluttered as my mind, but I like to have actual books to read on my book shelves along with my knickknacks. Books I Read More …

Friday Finds: The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree

I recently finished a fabulous book, written by the author S. A. Hunt. He’s an author you’ve never heard of, but that’s ok. I hadn’t heard of him either until I ran across his book The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree on BookBub.  At the time, The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree was available as Read More …

Cold Vengeance – A Book Review

As some of you may know, I am an avid reader – at least some of the time.  There are periods when I go months without reading, but in the end, I always seem to pick up a book – and then I can’t stop reading again.  My most recent read is the book Cold Read More …

Friday Favorites – Spiral Bound Sewing Books

I love reference books for sewing.  And I don’t mean the digital kind.  When I’m doing something as tactile as sewing, I love a physical copy of my instructions, which is why I am in love with sewing books that are published in hard bound spiral editions. Here are a few from my collection. The Read More …

A Sewing Handbook

I loved making my Colette Mini Bloomers so much that I want to learn more about sewing clothes.  To that end, I’ve picked up a copy of The Colette Sewing Handbook.  My goal is to work my way through the entire book, learning some useful skills and techniques along the way. I’ll be updating my Read More …