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Bookish Questions – A Bookish Job?

By Andrea | December 5, 2017 |

A book/writing related job that you would love to do? When I was little, I always thought it would be fun to be a librarian, but then I discovered that they don’t just get to sit in the library and read all day.  It was real work, and those librarians don’t get to read all…

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Book It!

By Andrea | November 30, 2017 |

I feel a bit like a slacker because I didn’t write up a Book It! post last month, but then again, I didn’t finish any books last month.  It was the first time in two years that I didn’t finish any books during a whole month.  I blame motherhood.  The lack of alone time is…

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6 Books to Put You in the Holiday Spirit

By Andrea | November 28, 2017 |

Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is less than a month away, so it’s time to think about getting into the holiday spirit.  And for me, one of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is to read something festive.  So, today, I’m going to recommend 6 books to get you into the holiday…

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I Reorganized My Pinboards and Why You Should Too

By Andrea | November 15, 2017 |

Pinterest recently added a new feature to pinboards – sections!  It was, in my opinion, a much-needed addition.  The addition of sections has allowed me to condense the number of pinboards on my account from over 50 down to 25. The best example of this was my fashion boards.  Thanks to sections, I’ve gone from…

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Mildred Jane at 8 Months

By Andrea | November 13, 2017 |

Mildred is 8 months old now!  It doesn’t seem like she should be that old already, but that’s probably my lack of sleep talking.  Mildred still isn’t sleeping through the night, but at least she’s only getting up a couple times most nights.  She’s always wanting to eat.  But at her age, that’s a good…

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My Favorite Browser Extensions for Online Shopping

By Andrea | November 10, 2017 |

The holiday shopping season is upon us. And while I love to shop local, there are some things I can’t find locally – and then there are the post-Thanksgiving crowds. So, I wanted to take some time to share my favorite browser extensions for online shopping. For those of you who don’t know, a browser…

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Bookish Questions – Out of Shelf Space?

By Andrea | November 7, 2017 |

What do you do when you run out of shelf space? If you’re a big fan of e-readers, you may never encounter this problem, but thanks to the recent creation of my own tiny human, I suddenly have a lot less space for books.  So, while I would like my collection of books to keep…

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Who Wore it Better: Halloween Edition

By Andrea | October 31, 2017 |

Happy Halloween and a Blessed Samhain to everyone out there in blog-land! It’s Mildred Jane’s 1st Halloween, so I had a tough time deciding on her costume – that is, until I came across a cute little Hawaiian print outfit in the clearance section at Carter’s. And I immediately knew she should go as Lilo…

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Halloween from Your Closet: Scarecrow

By Andrea | October 26, 2017 |

Need a last minute Halloween costume?  Go as a scarecrow.  It’s super easy, gender neutral, and you probably have everything you need in your closet. The Outfit 1 Plaid Button-up Shirt 1 Pair of Denim Jeans or Khakis 1 Pair Brown Boots 1 Straw Hat I totally understand that some people aren’t “country” so you…

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5 Fun Gift Ideas for Your Tiny Human

By Andrea | October 24, 2017 |

It may not even be Halloween yet, but Christmas is quickly approaching. There are only 62 days left until the big day. And that means that it really is time to think about gifts, especially if you are planning handmade (by you or someone else) gifts, or if you’re hoping to get whatever the hot…

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I'm Andrea, a techie living in rural America with her husband and daughter. I'm excited to share my life with you as I explore some of the great things about living in the middle of nowhere.