Monday, May 11, 2015



April was – dare I say it – uneventful?  Except it was full of good stuff all at the same time.  I had a conference out of town for work, a bridal shower, a wedding, and a weekend trip to KC which included my first IKEA experience.  And I...

Thursday, April 9, 2015

My thoughts on pregnancy: 3 months in


In case you missed something along the way…Paul and I are expecting our first baby in October and we couldn’t be more excited! When we first started trying I had no idea what to expect but I would be lying if I didn’t say that I was hoping that we...

Tuesday, April 7, 2015


March in Photos

March started out with snow but ended with the most beautiful spring days imaginable. And a new book, by one of my favorite authors: Of course, there was some food:

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Book Review: All The Bright Places

All The Bright Places Review

February was a good book month for me!  I read Eleanor & Park and this one: All The Bright Places.  All The Bright Places started out a little slow for me.  The book alternates characters and between chapters: the main characters Theodore Finch and Violet Markey.  Both are incredibly...

Thursday, March 5, 2015



It’s March!  You wouldn’t guess so by the temperature here in central Missouri, but I’m just waiting on pins and needles for this weekend.  It’s sunshine & 50’s and 60’s for days.  And I can’t even begin to describe how much I need some sunshine. But not before looking back...

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...