Best of the Year: Read, Listen and Watch

I realize we’re nearly at the point where we need to stop posting “best of 2017” or “2017 recap” posts. But before we go too deep into January, I thought I’d share some of my favorite reads, listens and watches of last year. Technically, these are not 2017 specific; meaning not all my recommendations were […]

The Summer 2017 Reading Guide (Not Your Typical List of Book)

Let me start off by saying this is not your typical summer reading list. The books in this post are not the best sellers and new release recommendations you see on every big summer reading guides on all the blogs, websites and magazines. Because really, why do we need to read about the same recommended […]

Monthly Monday Musings ~ February 2017

Happy Monday! Here are a few interesting articles from around the Interwebs. 1. You may have noticed the blogging and mom world has gone crazy with the Instant Pot. If you’re not familiar with this gadget, it’s essentially a crockpot that’s a pressure cooker and can cook meals in record time. The Instant Pot became […]

Monday Musings ~ January 9

Happy Monday! 1. We’ve had a few days of snow in the past month. A lot of people think that we are constantly battling snow being in Indiana. But Terre Haute’s climate is “mild” for the Midwest. We don’t get the snow you see in Wisconsin, Minnesota, or even the East Coast. But I’ve loved […]

Monday Musings ~ December 12

Happy Monday! How are you this second Monday in December? It snowed in Terre Haute last week. Not a huge amount like other parts of the country is getting, but enough to cover the ground and to see snowflakes. It was pretty exciting considering we’ve never lived in snow before. Everything looks so pretty right […]

Monday Musings ~ October 17

Hello, Monday! 1. October in Indiana is beautiful! The leaves are turning gold and red, and the weather is cooler (especially the evenings). Fall has always been my favorite season, although  autumn in San Diego wasn’t much different than summer, spring and winter in San Diego. So now that I can experience a real fall […]

Are YOU an Author in Progress?

Back in January I told you one of my goals for 2016 is to work on my novel. I achieved this to some extent. I took a class and have the first and last chapters written. I also have several scenes sketched out and different pieces written here and there. But the reality is this: […]