You were supposed to get a book review today, but I had a dentist appointment this afternoon. I didn’t think it was going to be a big deal, but I ended up needing three shots to numb one spot to work on one tooth. (Last night, I wasn’t feeling well, so you got another unplanned [...]
“I need you,” usually means, “I want comp’ty (company).” A few minutes ago, Bennett told me, “I need you.” When I asked, “Why do you need me?” I expected the usual answer. Instead, he told me, “Cuz I don’t have another Mama.”
You know what’s cool about kids? You can give them 20 pennies and [...]
I recently received an email about The Uprise Books Project. The goal of The Uprise Books Project is to provide books to underprivileged teens. Literacy rates are linked to poverty rates and Justin Stanley and his cohorts want to get books into the hands of kids who wouldn’t normally take the time to even find [...]
The “one-person DVD”
You know how some video games are single-player games? Well, apparently we now have single-watcher movies in our house. The boys watched Night at the Museum this weekend. This morning, Bennett wanted to watch Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. Jeffrey wanted B to wait until he finished his schoolwork so [...]
This week’s books is When Sparrows Fall: A Novel by Meg Moseley. If you missed my review of When Sparrows Fall, you can read it here.
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The kids and I spent all day looking for a heart-shaped pillow (turns out October isn’t the best month to be looking for heart-shaped pillows) and Halloween costumes. We went to ten different stores. Foursquare informed me that I had reached “OverShare” status. And that was before we hit Burger King and Kroger. I do [...]
Recap of last week
Last week, I reviewed Unspoken Stories – Volume 1, Of Lights in the Night; Friends and Adventure: The Everlasting and Fantastical Adventures of Elannah and Sam, and A First Christmas; Friends and Festivity: Book Two of the Everlasting and Fantastical Adventures of Elannah and Sam.
Giveaways Teressa O. won a Smashwords [...]