Goodreads Monday: December 23

I’m taking part in Goodreads Monday. This was started by Lauren’s Page Turners, in which you choose a book listed on your Goodreads TBR and talk about it. This week’s post: The Whispers by Greg Howard Synopsis: A middle grade debut that’s a heartrending coming-of-age tale, perfect for fans of Bridge to Terabithia and CountingContinue reading “Goodreads Monday: December 23”

Blogmas Day 22: Hanukkah Books for Children

Today marks the first night of Hanukkah! This special holiday is known as the festival of lights, in which families of Jewish faith celebrate this occasion for eight nights. A menorah is used to symbolize Hanukkah, and families light a candle for each night of this special holiday. Here are some special stories centered aroundContinue reading “Blogmas Day 22: Hanukkah Books for Children”

Blogmas Day 22: 4th Sunday of Advent

Today marks the 4th Sunday in Advent! During this time we learn about the significance of Mary’s role in the story of Christ’s birth. Upon learning that she was chosen to carry Jesus, she was filled with worry. but the Angel guided her in taking comfort in knowing that she was selected to carry theContinue reading “Blogmas Day 22: 4th Sunday of Advent”

Sunday Sentence: December 22

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’. ‘Queen Bee behaviors are not reflective of some Mean Girl gene lurking in women’s DNA. Rather, to the degree they exist, Queen Bee dynamics are triggered by gender discrimination’. Source: ‘WhyContinue reading “Sunday Sentence: December 22”

Blogmas Day 21: Festive Holiday Drinks

As this is the time of year for holiday parties, many people take part in merriment and drinking! As long as it’s done responsibly, everyone can have an enjoyable time during the holiday season! Here are a few (adult) drinks preferred in holiday gatherings: Coquito: This special drink is popular with many Hispanic gatherings overContinue reading “Blogmas Day 21: Festive Holiday Drinks”

Blogmas Day 20: Enjoying Holiday Decorations

My husband and I love viewing holiday decorations! We drive around different neighborhoods to view beautiful inflatables and vibrant lights. Here are a few of the decorations we’ve come across in our travels. As you’ll see, I’m a bit partial for Snoopy related decorations! This display was seen during one of our excursions. I wasContinue reading “Blogmas Day 20: Enjoying Holiday Decorations”

Blogmas Day 19: New Christmas Decorations

It’s so exciting to see people put up decorations in their homes during the holidays! I’m featuring some new pieces of Christmas decor that I added to my collection. My Blogmas post for last year’s Christmas decorations can be found here. Here are my new pieces: I hope you all have fun with your ChristmasContinue reading “Blogmas Day 19: New Christmas Decorations”

OwlCrate Dec 2019 Unboxing/Tales of Trickery

It’s an exciting moment when OwlCrate arrives to my home! I look forward to all of the lovely items (and book!) sent to me, and this month is no exception! Here are the treats that are in OwlCrate’s December box, Tales of Trickery: –wood wick candle inspired by Grace and Fury. Handmade by Novelly Yours–TeamContinue reading “OwlCrate Dec 2019 Unboxing/Tales of Trickery”

Blogmas Day 18: My Next Christmas Read

The Dogs of Christmas by W. Bruce Cameron I’m very much looking forward to reading this next story centered around the Christmas season! The author of A Dog’s Purpose brings us an adorable tale involving lost love, starting over, and the cutest holiday companions! I’m sure that this story will warm my heart!

WWW Wednesday: December 18

WWW Wednesday was originally hosted by A Daily Rhythm, and now maintained by Taking on a World of Words. There are three prompts for WWW Wednesday:–What are you currently reading?–What did you finish recently reading?–What do you think you’ll read next? There There by Tommy Orange Native Americans are such a strong, resilient population. TommyContinue reading “WWW Wednesday: December 18”