Ridiculously Excited for A Wrinkle In Time (Sneak Peek)

Y’all, the girls in this house are seriously excited about Disney’s upcoming 2018 release of A Wrinkle in Time.  I can honestly say, as a hardcore bookworm, this film is based on the what is probably one of my first favorite books, and is one that I’ve read more than once. Last summer I introduced [Read On]

How To Keep Your Energy Up When Crazy Schedules Beat You Down

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AGummyYouCanTrust #NatureMadeAdultGummies #USP #CollectiveBias Y’all, I only have two kids – but some days, with all the running I do for their crazy schedules, it feels like I have more. Or I need to clone myself. And let’s [Read On]

Book Review: Dying for Christmas

  I’ll be reading a lot of “feel-good” Christmas tales, but I acknowledge that those aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. With that in mind, I’m bringing you something vastly different today. Because although Tammy Cohen’s Dying For Christmas  is set over the Christmas holidays, there is nothing merry and bright about it. Curious? Check it [Read On]

Pineapple Coconut Pastry Braid

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. Sometimes, though, invention happens when your online grocery store order delivers the wrong item. My kids had asked for pigs in a blanket (we’re pretty high-brow around here when my husband is traveling for business, you know) but instead of regular crescent rolls, the store delivered [Read On]

Monday Reads: Seeing Red by Sandra Brown

I’ve been a fan of Sandra Brown for years, so I was excited when her new book Seeing Red crossed my desk! I love a good mystery, and she is the queen of mixing mystery and romance. Read on for my review!   Review of Seeing Red Sandra Brown delivers another successful thriller in Seeing [Read On]

Fun on the Way with the 2017 HoHoHo Readathon!

I absolutely love Christmas – it’s my very favorite time of the year! And because of all the crazed shopping, the stress of finding the perfect present, in light my continual attempts to ENJOY the season more than I stress, I’m already annoying my family with Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel. I like to [Read On]

Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Soup

The weather here in Texas is FINALLY cooling off and all I want is hot soup in a nice warm mug that I can wrap my fingers around. Something comforting, but not heavy. (Because let’s face it,  cooling temps here means it’s 70 degrees outside.) Something easy to make, because I’m still playing catch-up from the weekend. [Read On]

Lone Star Book Blog Tour: Bombshell by Pamela Fagan Hutchins

BOMBSHELL (What Doesn’t Kill You, #9) An Ava Romantic Mystery by PAMELA FAGAN HUTCHINS   Genre: Romantic Mystery / R-Rated Publisher: SkipJack Publishing Date of Publication: July 11, 2017 Number of Pages: 236 Scroll down for giveaway! Temp worker by day, lounge singer by night, single mom Ava is having a hard time breaking up with [Read On]

How To: Refresh Your Patio Chairs with Spray Paint

Late fall here in Texas is my favorite time to take my refresh and repaint projects outside or in the garage with the door open. The weather is neither too hot nor too cold, and perfect for letting paint set properly. The weather tends to be more dependable than in the spring, when we’re getting [Read On]

Blame It On The Rabbits

The smell hit me first. And then I saw the carpet. My poorly chosen (not by me) off-white, wall-to-wall carpeting, freshly crossed with vacuum tracks left by the cleaners just two hours earlier. The dog – ears flat against her head, tail tucked under – was lying morosely in the middle of her crate, which [Read On]