5 HACKS TO MAKE TIME TO READ AS A MOM (OR A GENERALLY BUSY HUMAN)

Recently, my dad asked me a question about a book I read a few years ago. I kind of chuckled and said, “Dad, I can’t remember specific details of a book that I read over 150 books ago!” My dad knows I love to read, but I don’t think it really struck him just howContinue reading “5 HACKS TO MAKE TIME TO READ AS A MOM (OR A GENERALLY BUSY HUMAN)”

MY FAVORITE UNDERRATED COMMON PLANT

Rare plants are all the rage right now – and with the quarantine plant boom, they’ve gotten incredibly expensive. I have a handful of rare plants in my collection, but honestly, the common ones are my favorites. They thrive easily, they typically grow quickly, and if you accidentally kill it…it isn’t the end of theContinue reading “MY FAVORITE UNDERRATED COMMON PLANT”

12 NOVEMBER KINDLE EBOOK DEALS

Okay, friends, you all know I am passionate about budget reading. Utilizing the library and ebook deals is how I keep costs down for myself – being a family on one income is hard! Typically when I find an Amazon Kindle deal, I add it into my IG stories with a swipe up link. ButContinue reading “12 NOVEMBER KINDLE EBOOK DEALS”

BOOK REVIEW: LOVE AND OTHER WORDS by CHRISTINA LAUREN

Click on the following links to read the book synopsis on Goodreads or The StoryGraph. Nothing can pull me out of a reading slump quite like a Christina Lauren book. My go to slump buster genre is young adult, but man, CLo knows how to hit me where it hurts but also make me fallContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: LOVE AND OTHER WORDS by CHRISTINA LAUREN”

REVIEW: MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM by GRADY HENDRIX

Click on the links to read the book synopsis on Goodreads or The StoryGraph. This is the third Grady Hendrix book I have read in the last three months and sadly, my least favorite. But why? This had all of the makings of a great horror novel. I was engaged from start to finish. IContinue reading “REVIEW: MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM by GRADY HENDRIX”

REVIEW: THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA BY TJ KLUNE

Click on the following links to read the book synopsis on Goodreads or The StoryGraph. I am the first to admit that I am NOT a fantasy reader. I struggle with the world building, I cannot stay focused, and it just plain tires me out. But this book? This book was the absolute best choiceContinue reading “REVIEW: THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA BY TJ KLUNE”

PLANT OF THE WEEK: PHOEBE THE PRAYER PLANT

The first family of plants that I truly fell in love with is the prayer plants – maranta, ctenanthe, and calathea. Out of all of these, I’ve found the maranta to be the most forgiving with the easiest care. This prayer plant that I named Phoebe is one of maybe 7 prayer plants in myContinue reading “PLANT OF THE WEEK: PHOEBE THE PRAYER PLANT”

REVIEW: THE VOTING BOOTH BY BRANDY COLBERT

Click the links to read the book synopsis on Goodreads or The StoryGraph. I started this book 4 days before the end of October thinking I would maybe finish it before the end of month, and instead I ended up devouring it in 36 hours. That’s something I love about YA – it’s usually prettyContinue reading “REVIEW: THE VOTING BOOTH BY BRANDY COLBERT”