This month's selection for BlogHer Book Club is A Good American by Alex George. The story is told by James Meisenheimer and begins with the story of how his grandparents met and immigrated to the US in the early 1900's. I love the story and all the characters intertwined with real-life events. The story is beautiful … Continue reading BlogHer Book Club: A Good American
Ok, so every now and then I post a book or product review on here. I participate in a great blogging network called BlogHer (see that ad column on the left? That's why that is there. Clicking on it would be awesome, thanks). For the holiday season, they've asked some bloggers to help promote Proctor … Continue reading P&G eStore Holiday Specials
A few months ago, I received a Bounce Dryer Bar to try out. It's a dryer bar that you stick in your dryer so you don't have to worry about dryer sheets. I received the 4 month Outdoor Fresh bar. I was skeptical at first- the product claims to last about 4 months, but it … Continue reading Bounce Dryer Bar
The latest book BlogHer book club is reading is The Lake of Dreams by bestselling author Kim Edwards, who also wrote The Memory Keeper's Daughter. Lucy Jarrett is back in her hometown Lake of Dreams to visit her mother. Haunted by the death of her father ten years ago, Lucy has not been back for several years. On … Continue reading Book Review- The Lake of Dreams
Love at First Bark by Julie Klam is 3 stories about "how saving a dog can sometimes help you save yourself." After reading the book, however, I failed to see how exactly the people involved were changed by each experience.The first story is about how she and her husband find a dog abandoned on the … Continue reading Book Review- Love at First Bark
Gloppy hot mystery food. Canned peaches or fruit cocktail. Warm cartons of milk. Multi-colored plastic trays. This is what I remember of school lunches when I was in elementary school. Waiting in line with my little blue ticket for food and brown ticket for milk, kind of embarrassed that my mom made me get hot … Continue reading Book Review- Lunch Wars
I read and reviewed Sarah Dessen's new book, What Happened to Goodbye for BlogHer Book Club. I've been a fan of Dessen's other books- she's a Young Adult author and often writes about family dynamics and situations. Her newest book is no exception. Although not my favorites of hers, it's definitely worth a read. The complete … Continue reading What Happened to Goodbye Book Review
In a departure from baking, I joined the BlogHer Book Club and this month's book is A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. In a nutshell, I LOVED this book! Kind of Twilight-y, but much more intelligent and grown-up. My review is here. Check it out. And read this book!!