DIY Thanksgiving Poetry Napkins

November 2, 2016 0

This is the first year I’m hosting Thanksgiving all by myself.  It’ll just be me and my new husband, but I get to do the menu planning, cooking, decorating and table setting (Darren gets to […]

November Book-Tac-Toe

November 1, 2016 0

I’m an introvert of the worst degree.  My favorite Thanksgiving was the year I had to work nights at the hospital so I binge watched “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” on my parent’s couch while […]

Ghosts

November 1, 2016 0

The family  has begun the process of closing up my grandparents home… which has leant me the opportunity to go through old family photographs.  Mostly these pictures are of my maternal grandparents and some of their […]

Top Ten Books That Make Your Family Look Good

November 1, 2016 0

Anybody who is honest will tell you they have a moment on Thanksgiving where they’ve though “I can’t believe this is my family./!”  Whether there is a period or an exclamation point depends largely on the […]

Books Featuring People Who Work with Death

October 26, 2016 0

My husband, myself, and our dog Olga recently moved cross-country for his work.  In turn, I quit both of my jobs and somewhat unexpectedly dedicated myself to being a full-time stay-at-home-dog-mom.  While it’s been rewarding work […]

November Book Bingo

October 25, 2016 0

I’m an introvert of the worst degree.  My favorite Thanksgiving was the year I had to work nights at the hospital so I binge watched “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” on my parent’s couch while […]

Spooky Books for Every Grade

October 12, 2016 1

I have been obsessed with all things spooky since I was little.  As a young kid… we are talking really young… like seven…. I would venture through the haunted house in our town alone while my […]

A Racist’s Thoughts on Ending Racism

October 8, 2016 0

We’ve found a new church in Philadelphia Finally. It was a rough going six weeks of church shopping that consisted of tears, ranting, bad music, and somebody coughing on the communion bread.  But we finally […]

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