Tag: review

June Reads: Good, Old-fashioned Summer Reading

June Reads: Good, Old-fashioned Summer Reading

It’s June.  It’s summer.  And, boy, did I read a lot of books that scratched that “summer reading” itch!  All fiction, mostly historical, these books either teetered on the edge of racy or dove headlong into it.  They also all had some sort of mystery […]

Spring Reads: Slightly Inspired and Moderately Good

Spring Reads: Slightly Inspired and Moderately Good

Well, if that title for this Spring Reads post didn’t just grab you by the eyeballs and pull you in, I don’t know what will! Let’s just suffice it to say that the absolute reading bender that I went on in March totally sobered up […]

March Reads: Music to My Eyes

March Reads: Music to My Eyes

You guys!  I read five whole books in March!  I must admit that I’m fairly certain I won’t hit that number again any time soon, being as the end of the kids’ school year is fast approaching.  Which, as you can guess, makes this mama […]

October Reads: Weighty Issues

October Reads: Weighty Issues

I finished three books in October and they all were about some rather weighty material.  Literal weight in one instance, and figuratively heavy topics in the other two.  But I have to say…It has been a long time since two books in one month have […]

September Reads: Who knew I was boring?

September Reads: Who knew I was boring?

Well, friends.  It looks like I am a disgrace to the reading world.  I only made it through 1.75 books this month.  And I call myself a reader?  Sheesh. Let’s just suffice it to say that the month of September kicked my behind clear into […]

August Reads: Three Books & Some Movies for Good Measure

August Reads: Three Books & Some Movies for Good Measure

Wowza, friends.  I feel like I have consumed all the media this past month.  While I haven’t kept up with the last two months’ four-book streak, I came in with a solid three and feel like that’s pretty respectable.  I also watched some fabulous movies […]

Trendsend Review #3 – Two Hits & Six Misses

Trendsend Review #3 – Two Hits & Six Misses

This was quite the month for the old Trendsend box.  Between vacation, a husband who’s working some crazy hours lately, and back to school… Well, maybe it wasn’t the best time to get a box.  But, to paraphrase some old dude in Washington, nevertheless, I […]

July Reads: Crazy Rich, Jazz Age, and Beloved

July Reads: Crazy Rich, Jazz Age, and Beloved

Would you look at that?  Another month and another four books have just flown by! You’ve gotta love summer reading, don’t you?  More uninterrupted time to sink into a world that isn’t your own.  More of what you want to read and less of what […]

Disney Cruising: Tips from Kids for Kids!

Disney Cruising: Tips from Kids for Kids!

If you ever have the chance to go cruising on the Disney Cruise Line, you should 100% absolutely, positively take it! Is that enough of a ringing endorsement?  Because, if not, then you should definitely keep reading. Our family just got back from a totally […]

Giving Arbonne a Whirl

Giving Arbonne a Whirl

I’ll admit it.  I’m a bit of a serial monogamist when it comes to my skincare and makeup routines.  Every so often, I find that one amazing new product that I absolutely love and then it’s all I use for the next one to five […]