Book Baby Showers

More and more, moms-to-be are enjoying book showers to help them start a library for their sweet little ones. This is a much-loved tradition with my book club girls and I’ve always enjoyed picking out the perfect book for the babies. And, being a teacher, I’ll use any excuse to buy a book for anyone! […]

Moving? Read this!

Thankfully, I’ve been able to stay put for the last few years but when I first moved to North Carolina to truly begin “adulting,” it was difficult for me to anticipate the budget I’d need for setting up my home. Here are a few very important things to keep in mind when you move into […]

5 Books for Reluctant Readers

I had some Parent/Teacher conferences this week and was asked the same question that invariably pops up each year: “Can you recommend some good books? My child hates reading.” The latter statement always pains me because reading can bring so much joy and comfort to a person. I always try to select complex books in […]

Books on the Big Screen

  Recently, I saw two great movies: The Light Between Oceans and Sully. My bookclub read The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman this year, a beautifully heart-wrenching story. The movie included the breathtaking topography of Janus Rock, the remote setting of the novel. The film’s details stayed fairly true to those of the book and although […]

Bill Pay and Menu Freebies

Bill paying is never fun but I do find it the slightest bit more enjoyable when I’m organized! I made a template for you to download, and you have 4 choices of color. I hope you find it helpful! COOL       BRIGHT       PURPLE       YELLOW-BLUE Download the following fonts:  English Essay and Hello Engineer. More on […]