The Glass Castle: Book vs. Movie

A couple of years ago, I read and reviewed “The Glass Castle.” I absolutely loved the book, and it’s one of my favorites. I was excited to learn that it was being made into a movie. Commenter Leona and I saw it last week. Here are my thoughts. Glass Castle: Book vs Movie The movie […]

Eva’s Cousin: Review

Most of you have probably heard of Eva Braun, Hitler’s mistress. In my mind, I think of her as the younger blonde seen in some old grainy photos with the Fuhrer, and of course I knew the history of them marrying and dying together in the bunker just before the end of WWII. But have […]

Stella & Dot Apparel

**I was compensated for this post, which contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I’ve blogged about Stella & Dot before. You probably remember them as a merchant that offers the latest in stylish jewelry and accessories. You may have found yourself thinking, “Wow, […]

All Saints: Movie

Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing me the movie trailer and 2 movie tickets, as well as this prize for the giveaway.  Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation.  I did receive 2 movie tickets in exchange for this review and post. Looking for an […]

Crazy 8: 2017 Denim Collection for Back to School

Crazy 8 post contains affiliate links and they will compensate me if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I was compensated for this post. Crazy 8 is a great place to do some back-to-school shopping for your kids! When my girls were little, I often shopped garage sales for clothing for them. But […]

Jurassic Park: Review

Anybody out there who hasn’t seen the movie “Jurassic Park”? Even *I* have seen it (admittedly years and years ago), so I figure most of you probably have as well. My foggy memories of the book including a lot of hub bub over amber, and a dramatic scene with kids in an industrial kitchen, being […]

Fighting a Poison Ivy Allergy

I consider myself fortunate that I’m not allergic to much. My kids, on the other hand, have several allergies. I have seen from their experiences what a pain allergies can be in many ways. First, there’s the issue of determining what is causing an allergic reaction. Then, you have to determine how to best treat […]

The Road to Jonestown: Review

About a year and a half ago, I read and reviewed a book about the Jonestown tragedy. The topic so fascinated me that, when I saw that another book on the topic was out, I wanted to read it as well. That book is “The Road to Jonestown.” Jim Jones The Road to Jonestown is […]

Back to School with Gymboree

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I was compensated for this post. Gymboree: you know I’m a fan. Back to School: believe it or not, that time is fast approaching. How do the two intersect? Well, Gymboree has a Back to […]