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Reading Life: October and November 2017

Whew, it’s been a minute since my last Reading Life update! I skipped last month so I combined October and November in this post… but when faced with over a dozen books to write about, I almost gave up; I’m sure you won’t mind that these “reviews” are on the short and sweet side. This… Continue reading Reading Life: October and November 2017

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Book Chat: The Four Tendencies

It’s been a little while since we’ve had some book chat, but what better time than a Monday morning after a holiday? I love Gretchen Rubin so of course I had to read her latest book about habits! The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other… Continue reading Book Chat: The Four Tendencies

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We’re All Here Because We’re Here

Sometimes this blog is heavy on the craft chat, sometimes chit chat, and sometimes book chat. I consider it a lucky week when I get to go to not one but TWO book-related ventures, both at the War Memoirial pavilion near the Nashville Public Library.  I’m a big fan of John Green’s books, from The… Continue reading We’re All Here Because We’re Here

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2017 Reading Challenge: Third Quarter Update

This year I’ve joined Modern Mrs. Darcy’s Reading Challenge to give me a bit more structure in my reading life. The third quarter of the year just ended, so let’s check in for a status update on the Reading for Fun challenge, shall we? Checked Off in the Third Quarter: A book you chose for the cover:… Continue reading 2017 Reading Challenge: Third Quarter Update

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Reading Life: September 2017

Fall is officially here! Even though this time of year is always busy, I’ve been making more time to read during the day and it feels so good to be back in the habit. I don’t have many books in the “Finished” column but just fitting in a few minutes during breakfast and naps instead… Continue reading Reading Life: September 2017

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Book Chat: Sentimental Crafting

Who’s up for some impromptu book chat? I just read two crafting books with similar themes of sentimental sewing projects and can’t help but share! Both books feature cameo quilts, which is what set off the lightbulb to do a double review! Making something useful instead of storing sentimental things like fabric or artwork appeals… Continue reading Book Chat: Sentimental Crafting

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Book Chat: The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up

Whenever the seasons start to change, I always find myself on a purging bender… so Marie Kondo’s latest book came into my life at exactly the right moment! (She would say that’s no coincidence.) Ready for some Monday morning book chat? Next up… The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up: A Magical Story, written by Marie… Continue reading Book Chat: The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up