This was featured at Party in Your PJs link party.
I have some wonderful news! We have another host for our Party in Your PJs link party. Let’s all give Teresa, from Aging Like a Fine Wine, a warm welcome! We are so happy and excited to have her join us. Take a moment to drop by her site. Read […]

Party in Your PJs #170


Celebrate National Cupcake Day by making these super yummy and super easy to make cupcakes.
August 17 is National Cupcake Day. Huzzah! What a wonderful holiday to celebrate. (Sometimes I wonder who establishes these types of holidays. Does some random person create them? Surely congress doesn’t pass a bill to create them. Or do they???) Whatever. I can see that there are two ways to […]

Celebrate National Cupcake Day


This was featured at Party in Your PJs link party
In my neck of the woods, school starts August 22. That’s only 2 weeks away! Many families are rushing about getting one last vacation, camping trip, or fun activity in before the kids are in school. Well, last week’s link party had 2 great activities that you can do with […]

Party in Your PJs #169



This is a review of the children's picture book The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors.
(Note: I did not receive any copy of the book to review nor did I get any remuneration for writing about it.) Three years ago I wrote about the book The Day the Crayons Quit. I thought that was a hilarious book! I’ve since learned that the same author wrote […]

The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors


These were featured at Party in Your PJs link party.
Some days I feel like I don’t get much done. I look back and wonder what I did with my time. I don’t have very anything to show for my time. Then there are days like today. I am organized. I have crossed off lots of things on my to […]

Party in Your PJs #168


These shoes were featured at the Party in Your PJs link party.
Yesterday, my sister and I, our husbands, and my mother went to the movie Dunkirk. Oh my! Such an intense movie!! There wasn’t very much dialogue. But the music made up for it. The music was so well written that you sat breathless on the edge of you seat for […]

Party in Your PJs #167



This is a review of the book Code Name Verity.
(NOTE: I didn’t get a free review copy of this book. I simply checked it out of the library. I also didn’t receive any remuneration — other than deep satisfaction — for reviewing this book.) World War II. A common English woman who loves to fly airplanes. Her aristocratic Scottish […]

Book Review for Code Name Verity


This was featured at Party in Your PJs link party.
My, my, my! Is your summer whizzing by like mine is? Where did May go? And June? And how in the world did it get to be the middle of July so quick? I remember that summer vacations lasted FOREVER when I was in grade school. The same with Christmas […]

Party in Your PJs #166


Read this review of a book that shows how kids can create an epic life for themselves!
(Note: I was given a copy of this book to review. All opinions are my own.) Grandparents can be a great influence in encouraging grandchildren to read. You can read to your grandkids, have them read to you, suggest books for them to read, and give them books as gifts. […]

Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life