I've done plenty of reviews on this blog over the years, but never a cookbook review! I'm super excited to tell y'all about possibly the single most fantastic cookbook out there - because it's so much more than just a cookbook! Noelle Tarr and Stefani Ruper, the authors of the Coconuts and Kettlebells cookbook and … Continue reading Coconuts and Kettlebells Book Review
Married LifeI am blown away at all of the blessings of married life. Staying up late reading together in bed to oldies on Pandora, making a huge mess in the kitchen as we prepare adventurous meals, impromptu waltzing in the living room when our favorite songs come on the radio, curling up on the couch with a … Continue reading At the moment…
Heidi of Along the Brandywine tagged me with this sweet little tag ages ago. I feel bad about taking this long to post it, but better late than never, right? Sorry, Heidi. 😉 These questions are just plain fun, and I've had a great time answering them. Everyone, consider yourselves henceforth tagged! 1. If you … Continue reading The Sunshine Award #2 – At Long Last
I just got back from vacation. It was a whirlwind in every sense of the word. We were going full-speed from dawn till dark every day, trying to pack in as many things as we could into seven short days. Even though the entire vacation was designed for pure fun and relaxation, I actually had a … Continue reading Just Say “Thanks”
Recently, I had a birthday, and let me tell you, it was nothing short of fabulous! Any day that combines books, the color blue, beautiful weather, a Benedict Cumberbatch movie, dear friends and church football is bound to be fantastic. Add birthday cake and candles into the mix, and it's just about perfect. If I … Continue reading A Literary Birthday Party
I've been tagged again! Heidi of the lovely blog Along the Brandywine was kind enough to tag me with the Sunshine Award tag. Thanks so much, Heidi! I've had lots of fun putting this post together! 1. Do you have a favorite spring color? Pale teal/blue is one of my favorites – like … Continue reading The Sunshine Award
Happy St. Patrick's Day!! This holiday has always been kind of a big deal in my family. Green streamers get taped up all over the house, we enjoy neon-green pistachio muffins from the local grocery store, and sing "Be Thou My Vision" during family devotions. Perhaps it's because we've spent weeks in Ireland in the … Continue reading Top O’ The Mornin’ To Ya!
Kellie Falconer of the lovely blog, Accordion to Kellie, is throwing a magnificent blog party! Up until a couple of weeks ago, I had no idea how a blog party worked. Though I'm still very much a novice in the whole "blog party" business, I am quite enjoying my very first introduction to it! It's … Continue reading The Literary Heroine Blog Party
Christmas time has come upon us again!! I'm not sure about your house, but mine is filled with wrapping paper, gingerbread, Christmas lights and stockings. I am truly convinced that (like the carollers have always told us) Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! Little things keep delighting me this season, and I … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Things
We ate lunch at The Eagle and Child - meeting place of the Inklings, a group of writers including J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.