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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Book Review: Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park.  Where do I even start with this book?  Let me first say that it’s been a very, very long time since I finished a book in less than 24 hours.  This one hooked me.  Like a fish!

It was my first by Rainbow Rowell, and I only heard of her (and this book) from Good Reads after so many people seemed to be raving about her writing, her characters and her love stories.  So after finishing Big Little LiesI was ready for something that was really going to grab my attention (and my heart!)  And to say that Eleanor & Park did that would be a very sad understatement.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Book Review: Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies

My love for reading has definitely been revived since the beginning of the year!!  Last year I didn’t read  nearly as much as I would like to so I set out at the beginning of 2015 with the goal of reading at least one book per month.  That probably...

Monday, February 9, 2015

Oatmeal Cinnamon Chip Skillet Cookies

Oatmeal Cinnamon Chip Skillet Cookies

I don’t know about where you are, but this weekend was BEAUTIFUL in central Missouri!  Saturday the sun was shining and the temperature got up to 72!  In February!!  Paul and I bought each other new bikes for Christmas and this was the first chance that we have had...

Thursday, February 5, 2015

29 things for my 29th year

29 things

Last year on my 28th birthday I made a list of 28 things.  Things including goals I had for myself, general affirmations, reminders to myself and and some positive inspiration.  I didn’t share it here, I just stuck it on the wall by my bed (at the suggestion of Jessica –...

Monday, February 2, 2015

January

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I have to say that 2015 is off to a pretty sweet start.  January was filled with people we love, food we love, new books, Netflix binges, coffee dates, husband dates, and hand lettering.  It FLEW by, probably because we packed SO MUCH stuff into it.  Here’s a look...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Spicy Gumbo Pasta with Smoked Sausage

Spicy Gumbo Pasta with Smoked Sausage

Smoked sausage has been my jam lately.  It’s certainly a weekly staple in our fridge and we have tried it in almost any dish imaginable.  Our weeknight meals are far from glamorous.  We eat pretty simply, especially through the week. Paul has been doing a lot of hiking since his...