Champagne Cake…OH YES!!!

I am such a WordPress troll. If you haven’t surfed the reader, people are putting some great stuff on there.

OK on one of my many exploration sessions, I found  a recipe for a Champagne cake by Katie Bird.

I followed the recipe she posted and shocked myself. I consider myself a baker but sometimes when you try a new recipes, you are always scared it will come back inedible.

Summer Fling Book Swap

If you catch my blog, its no mystery that I love swaps. I enjoy meeting new people as well as seeing what books others find interesting.

I have done several swaps by A Reader in Love but this is the first time being paired with a dude.

My first thought was I have two sons and a husband…I got this. Then panic sunk in that I would buy extra goodies for this person who so happens to be a man.

Needless to say, I freaked out for nothing. He was kind and thoughtful. He even emailed me asking if any of my interest/preferences had changed before he went shopping.

Weekly Wrap Up & Sunday Coffee (6/24)

Hey y’all! Weekly Wrap Up is a bleep where I give quick recap about my blog, reading adventures, and life in general of the past week. I also may include some rambling!

Oh Man, that Apple Watch

I got an Apple Watch for Mother’s Day this year. For the past, 6-8 years I have had some sort of fitness tracker from a Fitbit to a Garmin. I love the motivation they provide me. There is something wanting to beat your number from the day before. I had eyed the Apple Watch for…

Inspiring Quotes Part 2

I love inspiring quotes. It’s something about them that acts like a jolt of electricity to my soul.
Who doesn’t like reading something that gives them the warm fuzzies. Come on now!
Here are some that speak to me.

Weekly Wrap Up & Sunday Coffee (6/17)

Hey y’all! Weekly Wrap Up is a bleep where I give quick recap about my blog, reading adventures, and life in general of the past week. I also may include some rambling!

3 Packing Tips For A Weekend Trip

Let just throw this out there…I haven’t been the best packer in the past. On several occasions I have forgotten stuff. But hey you live and learn right. I have gotten better through the years and thought I would share some tips with you for packing for a weekend trip.

A Day Full of Recipes for Father’s Day

If I could plan a day of special treats and dishes for the men in my life, these would be it. We are camping this weekend do I will have to get creative in figuring out how to make some of these happen. I hope you enjoy the menu I put together.

My Summertime TBR List

So I was organizing my books around my house. YES they are everywhere when I had an AH HA moment (like Oprah says). I noticed a sizable stack from the library as well as a pretty big pile of personally owned books that were swap books or gift or purchases. I also realized that several…

Weekly Wrap Up & Sunday Coffee (6/10)

Hey y’all! Weekly Wrap Up is a bleep where I give quick recap about my blog, reading adventures, and life in general of the past week. I also may include some rambling!