summer

No Worries

If you are looking for posts from me….. No Worries! I’m still around,  but I’m soaking up these last precious weeks of summer with my family. I’ll be back in mid-August with all kinds of book reviews and posts  about our super fun family vacation. Thanks for waiting! See you soon!
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A Little Monday Inspiration – Unplug

Everyone needs to unplug from work,  from responsibilities, and from the internet for a time.  It’s healthy, rejuvenating, and refreshing.   This is exactly what I will be doing for the next few weeks.  Unplugging and enjoying life!  Not that being “plugged in” isn’t enjoyable.  But we all need a break and this is my…
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14 Books to Read This Summer – Fiction and Non-Fiction

There are some amazing books coming out this summer that I wanted to be sure to share with my readers. Some of these are sitting on my own shelf waiting to be read, others I’ll be buying like the rest of you as soon as they are available. Most of these are authors I don’t…
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May is National BBQ Month

Did you know May is National BBQ Month? Everyone is anxious to get their grills and firepits out of hibernation and start grilling again. We do a bit of grilling through the winter, but it isn’t any fun for my husband to stand out in the cold and grill. So, I was very anxious to…
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Product Review and Giveaway: 100 Days of Summertime 2015 eBook from ListPlanIt

I’m a list maker. I constantly make lists of things to do, things to pack, things to buy, things to remember, etc. I can’t remember anything unless I write it on paper or in the notes app on my phone. If you are like me, you will love Jennifer Tankersley and her website, ListPlanIt. One…
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Product Review: The Confident Mom Summer Survival Calendar

It’s time for THE CONFIDENT MOM’S SUMMER SURVIVAL CALENDAR! This is your one-stop guide to keep boredom at bay and make time for fun with your kids. Susan at THE CONFIDENT MOM has done all the leg work for you. All you have to do is get the supplies and get ready to have a…
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Our Vacation to Michigan

Slowly, I am getting back into some sort of a routine after being on vacation. It has been nice to take a blogging break  and not have to worry about getting a post written every day. I haven’t written a book review for a few weeks and I have enjoyed that break as well. But,…
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Time for a Summer Break

I had planned on taking a blogging break while we were on vacation this summer. But after reading THIS ARTICLE from Harleena Singh, I realized it is really OK to take a break…a real break. I really loved what Singh had to say about the importance of unplugging and really focusing time on my family.…
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Books I’m Taking Along on Vacation

I’ve decided which books I’m going to take along on our Summer Vacation.  I chose books that I have been anxious to read and not necessarily books I need to review or have a deadline for.  I don’t know if I will get to all 4 of these books, but that is my hope.  If…
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Vacation Snack Idea

Are you looking for an easy snack to make up for your next road trip or summer vacation?  These are simple to make up and get you about 20 bags of snacks to take along.  They are perfect for hiking, long car rides, a day at the pool, play dates, summer camps, and sporting events.…
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