My Endometriosis Story

I’ve alluded to my surgery several times on the blog but didn’t go into major ...

Book Review: Everything, Everything

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Goodreads Summary My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck […]

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Monday Musings

Currently… 1. Listening Common music in the car when the girls have control of the playlist is the “Urinetown” soundtrack.  I know.  I know.  It sounds awful.  It’s really not as bad as it sounds.  There’s only one song that I really don’t like.  Some of them I actually enjoy.  Good thing, since it was […]

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Book Review: The Baker’s Daughter

The Baker’s Daughter by Sarah McCoy Goodreads Summary In 1945, Elsie Schmidt is a naive teenager, as eager for her first sip of champagne as she is for her first kiss. She and her family have been protected from the worst of the terror and desperation overtaking her country by a high-ranking Nazi who wishes […]

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Top Ten 2015 Releases I Meant To Get To But Didn’t

Joining the Broke and the Bookish today for a Top Ten Tuesday Post. Here are the Top Ten 2015 Releases I Meant To Get To But Didn’t… Forget Tomorrow by Pintip Dunn Illuminae by Amie Kaufman First & Then by Emma Mills My Kitchen Year by Ruth Reichl The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow Lock […]

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Monday Musings

Happy New Year!  It seems crazy that we’re already well in to January.  The holiday season flew by this year.  I’m excited to start 2016.  Last year was full of lots of change and lots of medical issues and waiting rooms.  I’m looking forward to embracing a sense of the new normal and routine. One […]

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My Favorite Podcasts

When I first began my 25-minute morning commute last year I thought I would spend my time listening to audio books, but I’m still having trouble embracing the whole audio-book sensation.  I think I’m just more of a visual reader and don’t really feel like I’ve “read” a book if I just listen to it. […]

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Mexican Cauliflower Rice

In a renewed effort to eat healthy, I’ve been looking for less starchy options for side dishes and more ways to incorporate a variety of veggies into our diet.  I decided to try my hand at cauliflower rice.  I knew it would have a better success rate if I doctored it up a bit, so […]

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Monday Musings

Right this minute just got home from a Choir Booster meeting and replaced the ink in the printer only to find that we needed the color ink replaced, not the black ink.  I am not going back to the store for this tonight. Feeling warm.  Hot flashes are a real thing, y’all.  Reading… Haven’t started anything new yet […]

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Book Review: Every Word

Book Review: Every Word

  Every Word by Ellie Marney Goodreads Summary: James Mycroft has just left for London to investigate a car accident similar to the one that killed his parents seven years ago…without saying goodbye to Rachel Watts, his ‘partner in crime’. Rachel is furious and worried about his strange behaviour – not that Mycroft’s ever exactly […]

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Book Review: Winter

  Winter  by Marissa Meyer Goodreads Summary: Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of her […]

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