Read it in… January

I’ve realized that the key to my reading success is changing up genres as I start new books. If I go straight from a heavy non fiction tome to another one I burn out and don’t get as much reading done each month. So you can kind see below I skipped back and forth between […]

Read it in… December & Some Stats

Holy crap! It’s been a whole year since I dusted this blog off and also started logging books on Goodreads again. I thought it would be fun to go through some of my 2016 bookshelf stats before diving into what I read in the last month of the year. Total books read – 79 Books […]

Read it in… November

I didn’t think I read that many books this past month but turns out I got through eight! I’m impressed with myself. In November I read: American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee by Karen Abbott. When I was younger I LOVED the television version of the musical […]

Hanukkah Books for Little Kids

One of our holiday traditions that we’ve been doing with our little family for a few years now is that on Christmas Eve, Sadie gets a new holiday themed book along with new Christmas pajamas and usually a treat like popcorn and a movie or something similar. Since we are a multi-denominational family I’ve been trying […]

Read it In… October

One chick lit, one contemporary fiction, one book about food and three YA fantasy novels. Those were my reads this month and I would have one more but I’m stuck in a biography that is taking me awhile to get through. In October I read: Neanderthal Seeks Human (Knitting in the City, #1) by Penny Reid. […]

Crafty Kid Crafts – Secret Pizza Party Book Activity

I hate to admit but Sadie is addicted to television. She’d watch it 24/7 if we let her and I definitely let her watch more than I should. When it’s nice out we try to make it a habit to turn the TV off after awhile and have her go outside, or play with her […]