Jan 08

New Year, New Books!

It’s a new year, which means a whole new year of spectacular reading! I’ve made a goal to read 60 books this year. Now, this is less than the last couple years, but that’s because I really want to savor each and every book I read without having to worry about meeting a number. I […]

Aug 24

Fangirl in the Fall

I love this time of year.┬áThe early morning air is turning crisp and cool, the garden is making its final push before the last harvest, and all the kiddos in the neighborhood are trekking back to school. Ah, back to school. I remember the excitement, feeling so full of hope at all the possibilities the […]

Oct 06

Top 5 Fantasy World Vacations

There’s something about fall that makes me long to tromp through the woods on some mysterious and fantastical adventure. Maybe it’s the crisp leaves, brisk air, and bubbling crockpot dishes. Or maybe it stems from growing up in the Rocky Mountains with an overactive imagination. Here are the Top 5 Fantasy Worlds I would *love* […]

Oct 21

Treat. Yo. Self.

Seriously, Parks and Rec is amazing. One of the most brilliant episodes is called Pawnee Rangers and, yes, that’s partly for introducing me to the concept of Treat Yo Self. The idea that one day a year you get to spoil yourself, to do whatever it is that makes you smile (really, this should probably […]