Stella & Dot Independent Stylist Program

**I was compensated for this post and this post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. It’s summertime. In between the pool, the books, and the gardening, do you wish you had something else to do? Maybe something where you could earn a little […]

Shattered, Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign

I am not a Hillary Clinton fan. But, I have always loved politics. This last Presidential election was especially fascinating. When I heard that there was a new book out about Clinton’s campaign, I wanted to read it, because I love learning the inside stuff of a campaign. Shattered, Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign Shattered, […]

Full Circle Infuse and Reuse TryaBox

Thanks to Tryazon and Full Circle for these items to review. With a new season, it’s always fun to try a few new items in the room I spend most of my time in: the kitchen. Let me introduce you to some summery items that are new to my kitchen this year. Full Circle Citrus […]

Summer Cool Down Giveaway by eLuxurySupply

Summer Cool Down Giveaway! Sponsored By: eLuxurySupply Hosted By: Freebies Deals & Steals The Summer Cool Down Giveaway is being sponsored by eLuxurySupply! Listed as one of the fastest growing small businesses in the U.S. eLuxurySupply is a Veteran owned and operated company out of Evansville, Indiana, and is well known for their exceptional customer […]

The House We Grew Up In: Review

Drama. You know how some people just seem to breed it? Well, the Bird family in The House We Grew Up In is nothing if not dramatic. We meet mom Lorelai, an over-the-top sentimental hoarder who is just too much: “‘Imagine,’ she said, her face turning serious for a moment, ‘imagine if something happened to […]

Grief Cottage: Review

Gail Godwin is one of my favorite authors. I think Father Melancholy’s Daughter was her first book that I read, and I was hooked from there. I’d probably enjoy reading a grocery list she wrote — she’s just that good. She develops characters really well, creates a mood wonderfully, and is a great storyteller. A […]

The House of Mirth: Review

Since I absolutely loved Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton, I decided to read another book of hers, The House of Mirth. It’s set in New York City at the turn of the 20th century, a time of excess. Another book of hers, The Age of Innocence, has a similar setting. Interestingly enough, Wharton was mentioned […]

Max 2: White House Hero

**“Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-ray I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.”** You know I love politics, I love our great nation, and I love dogs! Did you know that a new film is out that combines all these elements? Wow! […]

Patriotic Celebrations Cheap at Dollar Tree

**I was compensated for this Dollar Tree post. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Memorial Day is approaching fast, and so is the Fourth of July. These are fun holidays. I enjoy them most of all because of my gratitude […]