All These Wonders: Review

All These Wonders was pretty much universally loved in reviews over at Goodreads, so I was excited to request a review copy (thanks, Blogging for Books). It’s made up of a series of short stories which were presented as talks in programs known as “The Moth.” Apparently “The Moth” is a large phenomenon of which […]

An Interview with Photographer Matthew David Parker

Since I enjoy photography on a casual basis, I was interested to get an opportunity recently to interview photographer Matthew David Parker. Let’s learn more about Matthew and his work: Girls in White Dresses: There are so many photographers out there, what sets you apart? I like to think that each photographer has something that […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Stella & Dot

**I was compensated for this Stella & Dot post and this post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Mother’s Day at Stella & Dot Mother’s Day is coming up, as it does every year. And it can be hard to come up with […]

Big Little Lies: Review

Big Little Lies is a book (and now an HBO series too) by current best-selling author Liane Moriarty. It’s the first book I’ve read by this author, and I was curious to see if it lived up to the hype. The story centers around three women: Madeline, Celeste, and Jane. They live in Australia, and […]

The Scarlet Letter: Review

Thanks to my daughters, I’m reading a lot of classics these past few years. They read a classic, tell me it’s good, and then I read it. Today’s classic is The Scarlet Letter. Preconceived Notions I have to say that The Scarlet Letter was a little different from what I’d had in mind. I knew […]

Baby Bible Books: Review

Thanks, WorthyKids/Ideals, for review books and the giveaway books as well. Baby Bible Books Cute alert: these books are adorable! If you love God’s word, love books, and love babies and toddlers, you’re the perfect market for the new Baby Bible Books! There are two so far (I’m hoping for more to come): In the […]

The Nightingale: Review

Thanks SheSpeaks for a review copy of The Nightingale. WWII France Setting: WWII, in France. Two sisters, Isabelle and Vianne, have their lives forever upended due to the war. Would you like to follow their lives during the war years? That’s what you’ll get in The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. This book is everywhere lately. […]

Brownie Crumbs and Other Life Morsels

Post contains affiliate links. During my first year of teaching, in 1989, one of my sixth grade students was a sweet girl named Christy Miller. Later, I began attending a church where her dad was the pastor. Over the years, it was fun to keep up with Christy. One of my daughters and I attended […]

CustomInk for Custom T-Shirts

CustomInk sponsored this post, and I will earn a commission if you purchase using my links. Have you ever needed to order custom t-shirts for a team, club, or other organization? It can be a pain to reach the right person on the phone and then get all the details figured out. But, did you […]