Getting Gorgeous

It’s an ungodly hour – 5 am – made more so by the fact it is Saturday. I hate waking up on Saturdays. And Sundays, actually. So this must mean I have to do something – and something good that is making me get up. Do I have to drive to away soccer game? No, it’s home this week. It’s better. I’m going to NYC . . . → Read More: Getting Gorgeous

New Book to Read: Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian

As any of this author’s books, the characters are fully drawn and engaging, the writing is beautiful, and the story is compelling. While I did know about the Armenian Genocide, I had not read about it in any detail and some of the details are horrific. Bohjalian’s story is about love, character and hope for the future. A long buried secret is discovered and a family’s story is forever changed. . . . → Read More: New Book to Read: Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian

The Best Part of BlogHer 12

Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond at Blogher 12 Capability Mom Blog

The best part of Blogher was not the coupons, free stuff or even the sessions, it was hearing the people nominated for Voices of the Year read from their work. . . . → Read More: The Best Part of BlogHer 12

A Million Miles from Boston – Book Giveaway

Anyway, having professed my love of Young Adult Fiction and been joined by so many others who love the genre (read this in The Times) means I no longer have to be pretending to just be pre-reading the titles for my children (which I am so totally doing anyway). I get to read YA with abandon and I certainly so that. I even got to meet one of my favorite YA authors at Pragmatic Mom’s house when she visited for her daughter’s book group, Karen Day. . . . → Read More: A Million Miles from Boston – Book Giveaway

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Hood Sour Cream – Blogger Badge

Hood Sour Cream – Blogger Badge