Nature Tonic: A Year in My Mindful Life

Nature Tonic: A Year in My Mindful Life by Jocelyn de Kwant is full of 365 ways that you can embrace nature and bring your life back into balance. I absolutely love books that have short prompts or exercises that you can start out each day of the year by doing. This book is unlike any …

101 Quilting Tips & Tricks

101 Quilting Tips & Tricks Pocket Guide

101 Quilting Tips & Tricks Pocket Guide by Penny Haren is a helpful resource for quilters on a wide range of subjects to increase your productivity. The beginning quilter will find a lot of helpful suggesting to start their new hobby. Quilters that have been sewing for years are sure to find some new ideas to …

Fresh Flavors for the Slow Cooker, Nicki Sizemore, Storey Publishing, #FreshFlavorsForTheSlowCooker, book review, cookbook, slow cooker

Fresh Flavors for the Slow Cooker

Fresh Flavors for the Slow Cooker by Nicki Sizemore says it all with the introductory chapter which is entitled “Rethink the Old”. I love using my slow cooker, but this book has really opened my eyes to some new ways that I can make use of this appliance. At the start of the book she …

The Little Women Cookbook

The Little Women Cookbook

If you love Little Women in the form of the book or a movie, you are going to LOVE The Little Women Cookbook written by Wini Moranville. The March Sisters are such a memorable group; Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. Each of them have their own personality, and plans for the future. They might drive each other mad, but …

The Pasta Friday Cookbook, cookbook, book review, pasta, comfort food, Allison Arevalo

The Pasta Friday Cookbook: Let’s Eat Together

The Pasta Friday Cookbook: Let’s Eat Together written by Allison Arevalo is a wonderful cookbook that centers around a family tradition and how to share the love of pasta with friends and family. As she says in her introduction “Pasta Friday is a life-changing tradition that turns neighbors into friends, and friends into family”. I was …

What Rose Forgot, Navada Barr, St. Martin's Press, Minotaur Books, book review, fiction, suspense, Psychological Thrillers

What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr

What Rose Forgot is a standalone book written by Nevada Barr, full of wonderful characters and plenty of plot to engage readers. Rose Dennis is an outgoing and unique woman in her 60’s. She enjoys meditation so when she awakes at the start of the book and finds herself in an unfamiliar environment she is not …

A Gingerbread Romance, Lacey Baker, Christmas 2019, book review, Hallmark Publishing, #AGingerbreadRomance, Hallmark Channel Original Movie

A Gingerbread Romance

A Gingerbread Romance written by Lacey Baker is a wonderful holiday romance story from Hallmark Publishing. Philadelphia is holding their very first contest to build a life-sized gingerbread house. Ogilvy & Associates Architecture is entering the contest, and Taylor Scott has been assigned to holiday project. If she does well on this community event, she could …

A Mindful Year, read every day, Dr. Aria Campbell-Danesh, Seth J. Gillihan, PhD, self-help, book review

A Mindful Year a book review

A Mindful Year; 365 Ways to Find Connection and the Sacred in Everyday Life written by Dr Aria Campbell-Danesh and Dr Seth J Gillihan is an inspiring book that you can read each day of the year for a short, proactive lesson to learn and think about. I love these types of books where you can …