2016 Summer Reads

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It’s officially summer for us teacher folks!  My sixth year of teaching is complete and I’m making my list of books to read this summer.  So comment away with your favorites! Here’s what’s next on my “Want to Read” list on Good Reads: I have some great recommendations to share, too.  Here are some books […]

Summer 2015 Reads

Summer 2015 Reads

Don’t you guys just love a good summer beach read?  Most of the books I read during the school year are for professional development or personal growth.  It is nice to kick back with a book for pure enjoyment in the summer with the sun on your face!  Here’s a quick review of each.  All […]

Giveaway Winner- Brittany Little

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Congrats, Brittany!  I’m so excited for you!  You can check out Brittany’s blog over at Ramblings of a Little Wife.  You’ll receive an email soon and your books will be on their way. Thank you all for entering the giveaway… and for the sweet birthday wishes! a Rafflecopter giveaway Have you read any of these […]

Birthday Week Book Giveaway!… and 26 before 26 update

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25 was the best year ever!  When I was 25, I fell more in love with my husband each day.  When I was 25, I went to the UK with my sister and had the time of my life.  When I was 25, I got more serious about my blog and my career, too.  When […]

Blogging Friends


My friend, Kristin, and I had the best time hearing Kelly Stamps (from Kelly’s Korner Blog ) speak at a local church.  She spoke about how to share your faith through blogging.  Kelly has the gift of being transparent about her faith and giving advice straight from the heart… then giggling at herself in the […]

Favorites Friday- My favorite books of 2013

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I’m a total sucker for a good book.  Here are my favorite books from 2013! I gave them all 5 STARS except for Gone Girl.  Gone Girl earned 4 STARS with me because it was the most screwed up book I’ve ever read.  BUT it still made it into my favorites list because it’s the […]

Pioneer Woman Holiday Cookbook Giveaway!

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It’s your lucky day!  In honor of Ree Drummond (Pioneer Woman) coming to Northwest Arkansas this weekend, I’m sponsoring a giveaway.  We are also having an area blogger meet up beforehand on Friday night!  One winner will win the brand spanking new The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays cookbook.  You can enter right here […]

Summer Reading List

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My computer is out of commission again so no home photos.  NOOOOOO!  Did you know I lost every single file/song/picture on my hard drive?  The school tech department is STILL working on my hard drive.  Until then, check out these books.  A lot of people have been asking lately for great book recommendations for their […]