*all links to Amazon are affiliate links*With pandemic living as it is and has been, you may have noticed that I haven't reviewed a book in a while. So when given an opportunity to do so for this book, I was hesitant, but excited. Hesitant, because I ...

The Call of Kilimanjaro, Jeff Belanger and more...

The Call of Kilimanjaro, Jeff Belanger

*all links to Amazon are affiliate links*With pandemic living as it is and has been, you may have noticed that I haven't reviewed a book in a while. So when given an opportunity to do so for this book, I was hesitant, but excited. Hesitant, because I had no idea if I'd even be able to finish reading. January was FULL of books. I read seven titles. SEVEN. Now. Ask me how many books I completed in

 

January: What I Read

I've decided to start a monthly series here on the blog. I used to keep a very long list of all the books I've ever read. I still have that archived somewhere. And I do still track my reading on Goodreads. But.I'm going to post at the end of each month and share the books I've read. Which (HOORAY!) I actually have done in January. I also used to make a goal of reading 100 books every year. I

 

Peanut Butter Nutella Sugar Cookies.

It's Houseful of Cookies time again!!!And I'll admit, I'm getting this shared right under the wire, folks. I had a different plan, was missing an ingredient, and so I decided to go with simple and delicious, with a hope that y'all enjoy these just as much as I do.Peanut Butter Nutella Sugar CookiesIngredients:1 c peanut butter* 1 c sugar1/2 c Nutella1 eggsplash vanilla extract (optional, but

 

'Tis the Season.

And yet, it's not. It's not exactly the season of all the things.It's the season, but it's not.It's not the same at all.Our travel plans are halted. Our parties are cancelled. Our sparkly outfits stay in the closet.But.'Tis the season. Still. Because...This shouldn't take away the joy that we feel.This shouldn't take away the hope in our hearts.This shouldn't take away the love. The

 

Signs.

Have you listened to Taylor Swift's [fairly] new song, exile yet?I can play that song on repeat a trillion times a day, and it tears me up every time. Signs. They're so interesting, aren't they? We see them in retrospect. We blink, and they appear, often too late. And then we get stuck. Like a hamster on a wheel.Replaying and replaying.Each and every sign. We find ourselves