The Nesting Place (A Review)

Fans of the popular blog, The Nesting Place will find the popular mantra of Myquillyn Smith nothing new. She’s been writing about “It doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful,” for years. Yet, with her gorgeous design book that’s more than a design book, Smith explores contentment, battling perfectionism, and facing fears of messing […]

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury (A Review)

Summertime is a time of nostalgia for me. When I see my kids playing in the backyard, drinking from the water hose, eating ice cream on the porch, and creating backyard adventures, I can easily remember these same times from my own childhood. Do you remember racing down the sidewalk in a new pair of […]

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (a Review)

I’m always on the prowl for a good mystery series. To be honest, I’m usually disappointed because the novels start to get formulaic or the premise just doesn’t hold up. However, I can usually look past the weaknesses in a series if, ultimately, I’m in love with the main character. Enter Flavia de Luce. The […]

The Rosie Project (a Review)

I’m a sucker for a good romance. But finding a good one seems to be just as illusive as a spunky leading lady finding her knight on a white horse. Because of this, I rarely recommend romance novels. Formulaic plot? Nope. Dripping sentimentality? Nada. Cheesy body language descriptions: i.e. “His smile didn’t quite reach his […]

Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis (a Review)

I just finished reading Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C.S. Lewis. For those who only know C.S. Lewis by reading The Chronicles of Narnia with your children, I encourage you to read this beautiful and complex novel. It captures the realities of doubt through the lens of myth and creates a haunting […]