Random Randomness

Remember when I used to write Random Rambling posts? I think it’s likely been years...more

Graphic Novel Week and Nonfic Recommendations

Howdy!! So, it’s still November, which means that I’m still talking about Nonfiction this month! Yay! ...more

Crimes of Paris by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler

Title: Crimes of Paris: A True Story of Murder, Theft, and Detection Authors: Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler Published: 2009 Pages: 320 Genre: Nonfiction (Historical) Rating: Lots of great “Did you Know…?!” On Amazon | On Indiebound | On Goodreads In Short: In 1911 the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre resulting in a crime mystery that was not solved for two years (and is still partially unsolved!). Why I Read: I won this in a giveaway about 5 years ago! I chose to read it for Nonfiction November, bonus points for having a female author ....more

Diversity in Nonfiction – TSS 101

Someone explain to me how it’s halfway through November! After having a quite warm October, we are currently freezing this month. I can’t remember having a colder November–our lows are some days lower than we often get all winter (into the 20s) ....more

Drood. The Dudalong

Droooooooooooooooooood! And this is the moment when I confess that I had to give up on Drood halfway through the book after spending three weeks of disliking the experience. Ok, so I’ve already mentioned this on twitter and told some of you on various blogs, but if you haven’t heard: the DroodAlong was the pits and even though I felt all of the guilt for abandoning this readalong, I had to keep my sanity ....more

Dinner at Our Table

The other day I was brainstorming ideas for Weekend Cooking posts and I started to think about how our dinners have changed since our kids have joined us at the dinner table....more

Find Your Beauty

The other morning I was shaving my legs and having all of the bad thoughts. About my spider veins around...more

So You Want to Read Nonfiction

So you want to read nonfiction but you don’t know where to start. Well, there’s a nonfiction book for you! Or maybe you think you don’t want to read nonfiction–hopefully I can offer up a suggestion here that will whet your nonfiction appetite and have you seeking more ....more

One Hundred Sunday Salons

Today marks my 100th Sunday Salon Post! Or at least it’s something close to that–I didn’t always do a great job tracking...more