• The Best Christmas Books for Kids

    Tis the season for all things cozy, and what is cozier this time of year than reading Christmas books as a family? I grew up reading Christmas books as a child, and my favorite time to read together was at Christmas time tips for payroll confidentiality. As a parent, it’s so much fun to relive

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  • All the Books I Read in 2015

    Here’s a summary of all of the books I read last year. My goal was to read 20 books, and I was surprised to find out I actually read 22 books. Score! I categorized the books by genre and how I read it, and it was a pretty good mixture: Genres: Historical fiction: 6 Fiction: 6

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  • What I Read in 2014

    Let’s talk about books! One of my favorite topics. In 2014, I read 19 books. I read a lot more non-fiction than fiction, which has been a pattern in the last few years. Growing up I devoured novels, but these days I have a hard time getting into them. My criteria is so picky and my

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  • Love Does Book Review

    How is it already Wednesday? Oy! This week has been busy and I completely forgot to post my book review on Monday. You forgive me, right? :) In July I read Love Does, by Bob Goff, as a part of my blogger book club, and here’s my book review below. What was the book about?

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  • MWF Seeking BFF Review | No Commitment Blogger Book Club #4

    Oops, I’m a date late sharing this book club review. Here’s my review of April’s book, MWF Seeking BFF by Rachel Bertsche. What was the book about? This is a non-fiction book about Rachel Bertsche’s search for a new best friend after she moves to Chicago with her newlywed husband. She goes on 52 first friend

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  • Happier at Home Review | No Commitment Blogger Book Club #3

    Happy Fool’s Day! In March we read Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin in the No Commitment Blogger Book Club (<–that’s a mouthful. Maybe I’ll shorten the name to just Book Club?). My thoughts and review below. What was the book about? Gretchen’s search for happiness continues. Modeled after her first book, The Happiness Project,

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  • Cook the Book: The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook Review

    There are a hundred ways to find new recipes. Magazines, food blogs, Pinterest, online recipe networks. My favorite way to find new recipes happens to be the old fashioned way: Cookbooks. When a new cookbook enters my kitchen, it’s not just for eye candy, I intend to use it. After I went to the Smitten

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