Book It

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I have used affiliate links for the books in this post. I’ve made it almost 3 months into my goal of reading more this year. I’m so glad I stumbled on that 2015 Reading List from PopSugar. It has made … Continue reading

Book It – Reading is Romance

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane cover

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 … Continue reading

Booking It- A Year of Reading

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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 … Continue reading

My Bookshelves Tell a Story

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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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

A Christmas for Sewing

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My husband gave me the best Christmas present I could think of, and better yet, I wasn’t expecting it.  He bought me a Singer Featherweight sewing machine! There’s a little damage to the cord that Matt wants to fix before … Continue reading

Let’s Read Some Banned Books!

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It’s banned books week! What better time to talk about reading?  You know that the banned books are always the best. When I recently looked through the list of banned and challenged books, I was really surprised by the number … Continue reading

Friday Favorites – Spiral Bound Sewing Books

Gertie's New Book For Better Sewing

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 … Continue reading

Getting and Staying Organized

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As some of you may remember, way back in March I decided that I was going to make my goal for Lent to get my house clean and organized.  I even got started on that process.  Unfortunately, life got in … Continue reading