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Product Review and a Giveaway from UncommonGoods!

I cannot tell you how excited I am to be doing this product review today for UncommonGoods.  They asked us if we were interested in reviewing something from their Mother’s Day collection and I jumped at the chance. Uncommon Goods is a privately-owned retailer headquartered in Brooklyn, NY that endeavors to feature unique designs and […]

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Top Ten Books on my Spring TBR List

This was actually the topic from 2 weeks ago on The Broke and the Bookish, but who’s counting? I mentioned a few weeks ago that I’m having surgery in May, so I’m going to have a LOT of downtime.  Hopefully I’ll at least get to all these books plus a few… My TBR pile for […]

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Monday Musings

I have a surprise for you all!  Be checking later this week for a special product review/giveaway!  Yay! I am so sick of all the doctors visits lately.  And as much as I hate hate hate the medical bills/insurance craziness I have to keep reminding myself I am so blessed to have it. This morning’s […]

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Book Review: Cruel Beauty

Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge Goodreads Summary: Graceling meets Beauty and the Beast in this sweeping fantasy about one girl’s journey to fulfill her destiny and the monster who gets in her way-by stealing her heart. Based on the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, Cruel Beauty is a dazzling love story about our […]

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Monday Musings

Better late than never?  It’s 11:00 pm… let’s see if I can finish this post by midnight. Currently… 1. Listening My oldest is on a Pentatonix kick, so we’ve been listening to that a lot in the car.  She’s also currently rehearsing for a production of “Into the Woods”, so there’s been a lot of […]

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Hallelujah Hour - Episode 3

Hallelujah Hour – Episode 3

  Amanda talks about parental sleep depravation. “All those people out there who don’t have children yet…enjoy the sleep…SAVOR the sleep!” Use hashtag #hallelujahhour

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Riding in Cars with Girls

This is a “Life with Girls” post a-la-Mama-Tutu. I don’t know if it’s all girls, or just my theatre/music lovin’ chickadees, but mine are always singing or listening to something.  I touched on that a bit in this post.   I thought I’d share with you three of the top songs that have been on […]

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Top Ten Favorite Heroines From Books

Joining the Broke & the Bookish today for another Top Ten Tuesday post.  Today’s topic?  My Top Ten Favorite Heroines.  Only ten?  Yikes!  Okay, I’ll try.  In no particular order… 1.  Mary Lennox from The Secret Garden.  I love the scene where spoiled Mary goes in and gives Colin what for during one of his tantrums. […]

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Book Review: Lady Thief

Lady Thief by A.C. Gaughen Goodreads Summary: Scarlet’s true identity has been revealed, but her future is uncertain. Her forced marriage to Lord Gisbourne threatens Robin and Scarlet’s love, and as the royal court descends upon Nottingham for the appointment of a new Sheriff, the people of Nottingham hope that Prince John will appoint their […]

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Book Review: Freeing Your Child from Anxiety

Freeing Your Child From Anxiety by Tamar E. Chansky Goodreads Summary: Childhood should be a happy, carefree time. Yet too many children are stressed-out and exhibiting symptoms of anxiety. In Freeing Your Child from Anxiety, childhood anxiety expert Dr. Tamar Chansky shares a proven approach for helping children build emotional resilience for a happier and […]

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