Books

Summer Reading

1 | How Did You Get This Number 2 | The Pemberley Chronicles 3 | Bossypants 4 | Think – Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World 5 | One Day 6 | There’s Always Tomorrow —> My British Bestie’s Mum authored this new read images | amazon | bn |

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What I’m Reading

Are you reading any new books? I tend to read several books at a time. Some fiction, some classic and some with purposeful learning. Reading more than one book at a time usually results in me not finishing any of them. One book that I am reading, at the moment, and sure to finish is […]

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La la Loving: Recipe Book

I am totally la la Loving this recipe book I found at Anthropologie. Is it any wonder that they carry the prettiest and really quite practical recipe book? I am always looking for a way to keep recipes in an organized fashion and in something that is worthy of passing down. What I LOVE about […]

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Mastering Nothing for Now

Apologies for my absence.  I actually took somewhat of a last minute trip to Colorado with my family to visit family and attend my cousins wedding.   Well, I am, of course, home now.  And after several days of trying to recuperate have done so (thanks to my sister keeping the kids for the day). […]

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An Enchanting Little Book

“If, for the first ten or twelve or fourteen years of life, the children of today could have personal flower gardens in which to play, to study, to read, to work, to dream, the world tomorrow would be greatly lightened of it’s ugly and menacing burden of materialism and general faithlessness.” I’ve had this little […]

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Eyes and Ears

Here is what I’m reading .  .  . Being pregnant with #3 means just picking a fun preggers book.  I picked this one up in England last year, as you can’t buy it stateside.  It is a pregnancy and first year baby book by Jools Oliver, Jamie Oliver’s, wife.  It’s pretty basic but kinda fun […]

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What Kind of Traveler Are You?

“There are two kinds of travelers.  There is the kind who goes to see what there is to see and sees it, and the kind who has an image in his head and goes to out to accomplish it.  The first visitor has an easier time, but I think the second visitor sees more.  He […]

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Domesticity Dears

image via Jane Brocket Yesterday, I mentioned the new book that I bought, The Gentle Art of Domesticity and would you know I am already posting about it again today.  I stumbled upon the book because of the pretty pictures, color and textiles.  I had a peek and went straight to the check out line. […]

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Books

Two great design books (now on my wish list) How was your weekend?  We had a glorious 5 day weekend.  Thursday and Friday school was cancelled, not because of snow but because of the cold weather (about 30 below zero w/ wind chill).  Let’s see . . . over the past 5 days,  El & […]

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Apples for Jam

The book cover & my attempt at the a recipe within Some of the pretty middle bits Gorgeous back cover This Christmas I got lots of cooking items.  Which was fine by me.  Two of my favorites are my Carribean Blue Le Creuset Dutch Oven and my Apples for Jam Cookbook by Tessa Kiros. I […]

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