Tuesdays in the Garden

Last November, we decided to walk down to the community garden and check it out during the fall open house. It seems like there’s never been a time when I didn’t want to grow my own vegetables and herbs in a garden…especially in a raised bed. There was a waiting list but it wasn’t long before we laid claim to our very own 4 x 16’ plot at Vista Gardens. Continue reading “Tuesdays in the Garden”

Book Review: Bring Her Home

bring her home book review

Book Title: Bring Her Home

Author: David Bell

Genres: Suspense, Adult Fiction

Pub Date: 7/11/17

4 STARS

In the breathtaking new thriller from David Bell, bestselling author of “Since She Went Away” and “Somebody I Used to Know,” the fate of two missing teenage girls becomes a father’s worst nightmare…. 

Just a year and a half after the tragic death of his wife, Bill Price’s fifteen-year-old daughter, Summer, and her best friend, Haley, disappear. Days later, the girls are found in a city park. Haley is dead at the scene, while Summer is left beaten beyond recognition and clinging to life. Continue reading “Book Review: Bring Her Home”

Eighteen Before 2018

Yesterday while cruising through my Instagram feed, I happened upon a post by Lisa Jacobs (@iamlisajacobs) about not waiting for 2018 to start and making and completing 18 goals before 2018. It’s just what I needed to refocus and get back toward what I’d still like to accomplish in 2017. Continue reading “Eighteen Before 2018”

#TBT Review: The Thirteenth Tale

thirteenth taleBook Title: The Thirteenth Tale

Author: Diane Setterfield

Genres: Suspense, Adult Fiction

Pub Date: 9/12/06

4 STARS

A love letter to reading, a book for the feral reader in all of us, a return to that rich vein of storytelling that our parents loved and that we loved as children. Diane Setterfield will keep you guessing, make you wonder, move you to tears and laughter and, in the end, deposit you breathless yet satisfied back upon the shore of your everyday life. Continue reading “#TBT Review: The Thirteenth Tale”

Overnight Oatmeal: Creation of a New Breakfast of Champions

It’s been a couple of years now since I needed to move to a gluten-free diet. I always liked my morning oatmeal for breakfast, and found a couple of different brands of instant oatmeal. Easy peasy lemony squeezey with instant oatmeal packages. But then my local stores discontinued stocking my favorite. What was a girl to do? Head to the internet of course, specifically Pinterest, to research what alternatives might be available. Continue reading “Overnight Oatmeal: Creation of a New Breakfast of Champions”