Nina Lewis


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




This patriotic mailbox was featured at the Party in Your PJs link party.
I’ve got some delightful news! We have a new host joining our link party! Huzzah! Let’s give Donna a warm welcome. As she describes herself, she is a stay at home mother turned RN. She has 8 children (2 girls and 6 boys) and five grandchildren. She blogs over at […]

Party in Your PJs #165


Have a happy and safe 4th of July
Wherever in the world you are, I wish all of my readers a happy 4th of July. I hope you have a safe and wonderful time with family or friends! Because of the holiday, I will not be holding a Party in Your PJs link party. However, it will return […]

Have a Happy 4th of July


Make this easy craft of a wind spinner out of a plastic water bottle, marking pens, and some string.
We held our annual family reunion at Bear Lake in Utah. Oh my! I’ve never seen the water so high!! We have had several drought years. But this past winter brought an exceptional amount of snow. (There’s still lots in the mountains!) As the snow has melted, our lakes and […]

Wind Spinner Craft



This was featured at Party in Your PJs link party.
Kim, one of our hosts for our Party in Your PJs link party, will not be able to be a host any longer. I wish her all the best! We will certainly miss her! If any of you would like to be a host, please let me know. Send an […]

Party in Your PJs #164


This challenge was featured at Party in Your PJs link party.
Can I see a raise of hands of everyone who agrees that life gets crazy-busy at times? And that at times we have to eliminate things or else we’d become a screaming banshee? It is with a heavy heart that I announce that Kim, one of our hosts for Party […]

Party in Your PJs #163


Welcome to the Word of the Day where people are encouraged to improve their vocabulary by learning these great and fun words!
Hello, my chums! It is with great pleasure that I share with you another word of the day. (I hope you are having fun teaching these words to your grandchickabiddies!) It’s summer. (Oh. You already know that.) Summer time = dirty kids. At least if your grandkids are at all […]

Word of the Day: Soigne