Naturally, I’m stretched across worlds of several different kinds of books all at once. However, I do stick to one rule: one fiction book at a time. 1. Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett My brother gave me two of Pratchett’s books for my birthday this year. I’ve heard so much about his writing legacy, I … More What I’m Currently Reading
I’ve been a dog owner for a hot minute, but I am quickly learning dog products I like and don’t like. For example, I do not like pig ears. At least, not for my dog. Instead of chewing on them, he attempts to inhale them which then leads to some snorting and gagging and touch … More Dog Products I Love So Far…
Today’s Four for Friday is brought to you by three things I love: shoes, the Bible, and coffee.* *Not necessarily in that order. 1. Shoes I’ve become obsessed with this classic shoe style which has recently gained a modern twist. I did a little research on this slip-on shoe and found that in the 16th-19th … More Four for Friday!
I semi-promised you this tale. And I’ve decided to be strong and share it. We had Stitch for about a month when life started looking up. We were able to watch an hour long TV show without having to a.) sit on the floor, b.) keep Stitch from biting at us, the couch, or the … More The Fall
I haven’t posted about what I’m currently reading since February….2017.* And unfortunately, if you’re hoping for an update, that isn’t what I’m giving today.** *Shameful, I know. **However, now that I’ve noticed this absence, and certainly am not currently still reading the books from last year’s post, I will right this wrong promptly. I read … More Be Fierce.
When we adopted Stitch, I had several friends check in with me to verify my sanity. After my first day alone with him, I needed to check it as well. Following a day filled with continuous couch jumping, biting, and inability to simply sit still, I crated him, and sat beside him thinking, I was not … More Sit. Stay. Down. Off. No.
What does one do with five full days at sea? Eat. Yes. Eat most certainly takes first place. But once breakfast, second breakfast, elevenses*, lunch, and poolside snack have taken place, there is this eerie gap in time which food cannot fill. *You know of hobbit meal times, yes? Mojito tasting Fortunately, cruise ships offer … More Tasting Away our Days at Sea
I was gifted the role of cruise planner for our family cruise. Which meant I micromanaged every little detail in order to ensure everything went as smoothly as it possibly could. And while it may seem like I’m exaggerating, I promise you, I am not. There were emails. There were handouts. There were meetings. Because I … More The Saran Wrap Game, Real Jersey Style
There was no question about bringing Jon* along on our family cruise. *In case you are new here, read this for reference. However, we began to learn only two days into our trip this choice, which had been natural for us, was one others have debated for years. As soon as the first hint of … More Mr. Jonathan, Celebrity Cruiser
On Christmas Eve Eve, my family and I docked in NYC from an 11-day cruise. We haven’t taken a family trip like this in…ever.* I blame Gram for the entire thing. A few years ago, while reminiscing about cruises she had taken long ago, one thing led to another and the planning began. *No, seriously, … More Our Family Cruise