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I’m Joining Bout of Books 23

I’m super excited to invite you to join me for Bout of Books 23. Bout of Books 23 is a week-long event where book lovers like me (and you) focus your time on reading. This is a no pressure event and you can read as many pages or as many books as you want. It’s…
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My Bout of Books 21 Wrap Up

I participated all last week in the Bout of Books 21 Reading Challenge. It’s a low-pressure way to jump-start your reading and have fun with other readers at the same time. There were twitter chats and daily challenges and LOTS of encouragement to keep reading. Since I can’t shut off the rest of the world and…
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My Bout of Books 21 Reading List

I’ll be participating in the Bout of Books 21 Reading Challenge this week. I’m being overly optimistic as now my week is looking a little crazy. But, I’m still hoping to get a few of these finished. Since I’ve got physical books, an audio book, and a Kindle book, I have lots of options. I’m…
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#ThankfullyReading

I have much to be thankful for this week…my amazing family, friends that make me laugh and bless me every day, good health, a pantry filled with food, a warm home, and co-workers who have helped me beyond measure and kept me sane these last few weeks. I’m especially thankful for the break this week…
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10 Books I’ll Be Reading this Summer

I have been looking forward to summer reading for months! The school year was so hectic for me and I wasn’t able to read near as much as I wanted or hoped to. So, this summer, I am hoping to kick my reading in gear and power through several books that I have been super…
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Update on My Reading Challenges for 2017

In January I wrote about the two Reading Challenges I was going to work on in 2017. Both to help me read books off my shelf and to challenge me in my reading a bit. One is hosted by our local library and the other is hosted by MODERN MRS. DARCY. I thought I’d give…
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Product Review and Promo Code: Brazilian Hammock Chair

Summers under the big shade tree in our backyard will be so much more enjoyable with our new Brazilian Hammock Chair. I can’t tell you how excited our whole family is about this chair. I have a feeling we will all be fighting over it this summer. This is an oversized hammock chair in green…
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Reading Challenges for 2017

If you are looking for ways to read more books in 2017 or to change up your reading a bit, a reading challenge is often a good place to start. A reading challenge usually gives you 12 topics (maybe more) and challenges you to find a book that fits that category. Since I am hoping…
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My Favorite Books of 2016

I read 92 total books last year. That number blows me away. But, I also know that over half of them were children’s books. Still, taking the time to read children’s and YA books and reviewing them adds a lot to my schedule as well. I read 48 Children’s Books ranging from children’s to YA.…
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First Book of 2017

Sheila at Book Journey started this lovely feature where each of us can share our first book of the year. All of us can link up our choices and see what everyone else is choosing as their first book. Of course, we all have different reasons for why a certain book is going to be our first…
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Stacie's read-in-2021 book montage

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