Dear Readers, Just a quick check-in for the end of November. This month absolutely flew by! I have read several great books and really enjoyed the pace slowing down as we approach the holiday season. Recently, I collaborated with LiquidI.V. which has been a game changer in regards to my daily hydration. They sent me … Continue reading Currently Reading (and Sipping!)
Book: "Filipinx: Heritage Recipes from the Diaspora" Author: Angela Dimayuga and Ligaya Mishan Genre: Cookbook Blogger's Note: Thank you to Abrams Books for the gifted copy of this cookbook through the Abrams Dinner Party Program! With colorful images and flavorful dishes, this cookbook brings Filipino foods into the hands of home cooks everywhere. The author's … Continue reading “Filipinx” Cookbook Highlight
It’s official, the new album “Red: Taylor’s Version” has dropped and it is so good. Taylor Swift is an amazing artist and her new album has been on constant repeat in our house! Yep. We’re Swifties! Some of our favorite songs from this album include: Treacherous, Red and State of Grace. As a result of … Continue reading Well “Red”
Hey there Bookworms! I’ve been extremely fortunate to have been added into the Abrams Dinner Party group! The publisher has been sending me some amazing books like this one filled with decorating ideas, yummy recipes and (in this case) all things HOLIDAY! Flipping through this book made me so excited for the holiday season to … Continue reading Ready for the Holidays!
With summer reading coming to an official close, September is bringing a full slew of promising books! I’ve been in the mood to read some darker fantasy reads, so I’m diving into “House of Salt and Sorrows” first in an audiobook format. I figure that with this read, I’m preparing for “Spooky Season” and all … Continue reading September Hopefuls
The Farmhouse Café in Sylva, North Carolina The last few weeks have been oh so good. Our family packed up and headed to the Great Smoky Mountains and we’ve been hiking, laughing and reading together against the beautiful outdoorsy backdrop. I wanted to write a quick note and share what we’ve been reading and loving! … Continue reading Mountain Getaway: Reading Updates!
The mountains are calling, and I must go. But… not without my books! We’re off on a mountain vacation to disconnect and relax! When packing for this trip, I realized that I may require an extra bag just for the books I wanted to bring. After sifting through my TBR cart and selecting some highly … Continue reading Mountain Vacation Reading
Book: "The Guncle" by Steven Rowley Genre: Fiction Synopsis: Amazon synopsis below Blogger's Note: Picked this one up from the library and I'm currently enjoying a physical and audiobook copy. Patrick, or Gay Uncle Patrick (GUP, for short), has always loved his niece, Maisie, and nephew, Grant. That is, he loves spending time with them … Continue reading Currently Reading: “The Guncle”
Book: “Daughter of Sparta” by Claire M. Andrews Genre: Fantasy/Greek Mythology Rating: 5/5 Stars Blogger’s Note: Thank you to the publisher for the gifted copy of this book! This book completely captivated me from beginning to end and I loved every second of it. The story follows the tale of Daphne, an outsider of Sparta … Continue reading “Daughter of Sparta” Book Review
Happy National Donut Day! My sweet tooth and I are celebrating #NationalDonutDay with some donuts from The Salty Donut and a fabulously juicy family drama based book recommendation! “We Are the Brennans” is a new juicy family saga from Celadon books. Thanks to Celadon for the gifted copy in exchange for an honest review! I … Continue reading Happy National Donut Day