Heather Morris follows up on her bestseller, The Tattooist of Auschwitz with Cilka’s Journey. Cilka's Journey is one of my 2020 Book Club Picks.  Last year The Tattooist of Auschwitz was a huge best-seller and on tons of book club...
My whole life I have always been an avid reader. One of my biggest memories from my childhood was getting absolutely lost in books, constantly reading. Fast forward to becoming a mother and I knew books would be a part...
In the day of fancy electronics and gift cards, sometimes it is nice to give gifts that are tangible. If you are anything like my family, you also want to do something that encourages and supports the love of...
There’s something about decorating for Christmas that just makes people feel happy, maybe it’s the twinkling lights, the warmth of fireplace and the nostalgia that each ornament conjures up. Whatever it is, just pulling out the boxes that keep...
If you have read any of my previous reviews, you know that I am a sucker for historical fiction. Fiction set around World War II seems to be all the rage lately but it has been harder to find...
If you made a reading goal for 2019, have no fear! You have plenty of time to finish. The fall is a great time for new releases in the book world.  I also find that my schedule returns to...
I love a good, rich story that takes me deep into the lives of its characters and another culture or time. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane did all of that, though the different time wasn’t really all that...
A year and a half ago, Santa made a big mistake. He brought us a big, heavy and bulky train table that was a good idea in theory but ended up being one of those toys that just takes...
My kids love to paint. It's something that can entertain them for at least an hour and they really get into it. My daughter has painted on paper, plastic, scraps of wood and my kitchen table. My son has...
Tired of doing the same old thing when it comes to decorating your Easter eggs? So were we. This weekend we decorated Easter eggs in a way we created last year and it's so simple even my 20-month old...