Read. Reading. To Be Read.

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I love sharing what we’ve been reading and getting good book recommendations from YOU, so here’s some of what we’ve read, what we’re reading, and what’s up next on our reading lists. Personally What I’ve Read so Far in 2016: Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova – I really enjoyed this author’s book Still Alice, …

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My Favorite Cookbooks for Answering the “What’s For Dinner?” Question

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I LOVE cookbooks!  I especially love when the author shares the stories behind the recipe, the traditions around their table, how they enjoy the meal, etc. Some of my favorites for this have been Pioneer Woman’s and Shauna Niequists‘ cookbooks. It’s so much more than just ingredients, it’s like sharing the table with them. On …

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Finding Beauty in the Brokenness: Books

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  There have been so many things pushing me through this loss and grief.  First and foremost is my hope in Christ. I honestly cannot imagine walking this road without His hand leading us, comforting us, caring for us, and faithfully providing for our needs. We would simply be left to wander aimlessly. I’m all …

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5 Books I’m So Glad I Read in 2013…

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I’ve had some downtime over these long days, which has given me a little time to do some reading. In the busyness of the end of the year, my beloved Kindle had been neglected on my nightstand. Although these have been some of the most difficult of days, I’m thankful to find a little quiet …

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Library Book Haul: Favorite Check-Outs from November

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  Well, it’s officially December, which means it’s time to review our favorite library kids’ book check-outs from last month!  We love this monthly feature and hope you enjoy it and get some great book selection suggestions as well.  I really like the opportunity to exchange must-reads with one another – so if you have …

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Library Book Haul: Favorite Check-Outs from October

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I’m a little late in sharing our Library Book Haul, our favorite library check-outs of October with all the Halloween festivities.  However, it’s not a reflection of our enthusiasm for this month’s reads. Out of Our 43 Books That We Read from the Library This Past Month, Here Are Our Top 10 Favorites:     …

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Library Book Haul: Favorite Check-Outs from September

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As promised from August, I’m continuing our series on our favorite library check-outs from each month.  September’s list was hard to narrow down to a handful, but here’s 10 of our favorites:   1. Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse by Leo Lionni This is a classic story of friendship and being content with who you …

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Library Book Haul: Favorite Check-Outs from August

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When we make trips to the library, often my book stack looks like this one that I posted last week on Instagram… I look like a crazy woman hauling a giant bag of books that I can barely muster out to my minivan – but someone out there needs a laugh for the day, and …

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