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Bookish Question – How do you get ARCS?

How do you get ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies) of books? Recently, the lovely Anna in Spain asked me how I got my ARC copies of books.  And that is a great question.  If you’re new to book reviewing, you probably don’t know where to start to get ARCs for review, which leaves you reviewing books…

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Mildred Jane at 5 Months

Mildred is 5 months old now. That’s almost half a year! In the last month Milli has: figured out her play gym mastered rolling front to back and back to front on hard surfaces discovered her feet She is currently enjoying that play gym and playing with (if not reading) her crinkle books. Though her…

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Bookish Questions – How many books do you own?

How many books do you own? This is the type of question likely to get me in trouble, and my husband will be the first to tell you that he thinks I’m a hoarder.  And while I do have lots of “things,” I don’t consider it hoarding if it’s books. Resource Materials Not including magazines…

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Book It!

I have to seriously thank the new “LeVar Burton Reads” podcast for getting any reading done this month.  It’s basically the adult “Reading Rainbow,” and I didn’t realize how much I needed it in my life until it appeared. Thanks to the podcast, I was able to rack up several completed “books” which were really…

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Munro vs. the Coyote (Exchange of Heart) – A Review

I was recently got some spare time to review another book, so I hopped over to NetGalley to see what was available.  The cover art of Munro vs. the Coyote caught my eye immediately, so I decided to see what it was about, and since the premise looked interesting, I gave it a go.   So…

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Friday Favorites

Welcome to Friday Favorites, a place where I talk about some of my favorite things right now. The Hogwarts Collection from BlackMilk Clothing I just discovered that BlackMilk Clothing has a line of Harry Potter themed clothing items, and they are fabulous.  A lot of the pieces are sold out already, but if you’re interested,…

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Mildred Jane at 4 Months

Mildred Jane is 4 months old!  She has had a big growth spurt in the last month and now weighs in at  a whopping 12 lbs, and is 23 inches long. In the last month she has also learned the new skill of rolling over, which she only likes to do when she doesn’t think…

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Fashion Friday – Office Cardigans

It’s a nice hot summer here in southern Indiana.  And that means that they have turned the air conditioning on at the office.  For some reason, the temperature in my building always seems to be about right for a man in a 3-piece suit as opposed to someone who has dressed appropriately for the weather. …

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Open Class

The county fair starts this Sunday, which means that I’m working on gathering things up to exhibit in Open Class again. Between the pregnancy and Mildred showing up. I’ve hardly had time to do much in the way of crafty projects in the last year.  I do have a couple of quilts that I haven’t…

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