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Books that Came in October 2017

October has been a month full of blessings for me and our family. Both my husband and I celebrated our birthdays with family and friends this month. Our son Patrick finished his high school cross country career at the State of Iowa Cross Country Meet. He medaled, finishing 13th in 3A and with his personal…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – August Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Cookbook Review: Gumbo Love By Lucy Buffett

GUMBO LOVE Recipes for Gulf Coast Cooking, Entertaining, and Savoring the Good Life By: Lucy Buffett Published: May 9, 2017 Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style Non-Fiction/Cookbook If you need any reason to check out Lucy Buffett’s new cookbook, then National Shrimp Day would be it! Fans of Gulf Coast specialties, fruity libations, and flavor-rich…
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#BringHappyHome with Jessie Steele and a Recipe

I absolutely love to bake, but it seems I never get to do it as much as I want because I don’t have the time. Holiday baking is my favorite because I love taking some of our favorite treats to all our family gatherings. This weekend I hosted the high school Madrigal singers after one…
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Books that Came My Way in October 2016

I recently wrote about my reading struggles (HERE). I’ve been in a bit of a slump and haven’t been that excited about reading. But, it’s a new month and I’m planning to actually schedule reading into my day to see if that helps me work in more reading. I read 8 books last month, 4…
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Cookbook Review: Good Taste By Jane Green

GOOD TASTE Simple, Delicious Recipes for Family and Friends By: Jane Green Published: October 4, 2016 Publisher: Berkley/NAL Non-Fiction/Cookbook There is no doubt that Jane Green is a talented author. She has written numerous widely-popular novels including her latest, FALLING, that I reviewed HERE. But besides writing best-selling novels, Jane Green loves food. While leafing…
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Books that Came My Way in September 2016

I can’t believe it’s October. It’s my favorite month of the year! I just turned 44 this week and my husband’s birthday is at the end of the month. I love fall and the changing of the seasons. I love the crispness in the air and watching the leaves change before my eyes. Unfortunately, it…
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More Recipes from LuLu's Kitchen by Lucy Buffett

Last month I shared my review of Lucy Buffet’s new cookbook, LuLu’s Kitchen. See it HERE. I have the opportunity to share a couple more recipes from the cookbook with you. Buffett’s recipes are full of flavor and look as good as they taste. I’m still working my way through the recipes and am anxious…
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Cookbook Review: LuLu’s Kitchen By Lucy Buffett

LULU’S KITCHEN A Taste of The Gulf Coast Good Life By: Lucy Buffett Published: April 26, 2016 Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style Cookbook Lucy Buffett is the sister of the famous Jimmy Buffett, but she has become quite famous in the Gulf Coast area in her own right. After returning home to care for…
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Books that Came My Way in April 2016

I have been in a total book slump. Life is busy and so it was easier for me to play Scrabble or Words with Friends in the random spare minutes I had versus reading a book. I have several nonfiction books going right now, but none of them are pulling me to read them. I…
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