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Weekend plans: Pizza and books (almost)

My husband loves deep dish pizza… (I know he has good taste because he married me)  … but he always laments how hard it is to find restaurants in Arizona that do a good deep dish. And Chicago is far away.   … so I was SOOO excited when I found a frozen deep-dish pizza at…

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Top funny Book-ish moments of the Month! Oct 2021

My life is a constant battle between: I need to get things done I want to sit on the couch and listen in on imaginary people’s lives Usually reading wins.  Thank goodness my mother raised me right.  Hope you enjoy this collection of my favorite book-ish moments of the month!  … and remember: the laundry…

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Sneezing while reading – A Dangerous Combo

To Start: Allergies I don’t know WHAT is in the air right now (pollen? weeds? the spent ashes of all my empty boxes of wine coming back to haunt me?) … but I have had so many “sneeze attacks” in the past few days, that my husband thinks I need to dress up as a…

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Gorgeous Reading Nooks I Love

It’s getting chilly out (winter is coming!) so naturally, all I wanted to do this weekend was sit inside my cozy house, snuggled into my cozy chair, sipping warm coffee (that may or may not contain a little whiskey) and read my new book… … of course, that isn’t what happened at all. 😜  Life…

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Books and Chocolate cake have eaten my whole weekend!

I don’t know what happened… But it all started with me reading a hilarious new mystery book series I discovered…  … and by the end: The weekend was over. I’d spent about $35 buying/ reading every book in the series.  And I mayyyy have eaten an entire chocolate cake. The Book: A Curious Beginning, by Deanna RaybournQuick Overview: Set…

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Why is there always so much laundry?

“Okay, I need your help,” I tell my husband with a huff of frustration. “I can’t get the dryer to work and I’m middle of laundry.”  “Yeah, no problem,” he says and follows my stomping footsteps toward the offending appliance.  “It won’t turn on.” I gesture dramatically at the now-useless metal box filled with dripping…

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Top funny Book-ish moments of the month! Sept 2021

On those days when you just want to raise the white flag and demand, they send in a wine before total surrender (Also, please lock the door behind you… It’s for your own protection) … Books are there. Thank goodness, or I would have gone crazy a long time ago! On that note: here’s your…

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Fancy Coffee and Books, Books, Books

This week, in life… I’m standing in line with my husband, waiting for our coffee at That Coffee Shop That Shall Not Be Named.  The barista calls our name, ready to deliver two glorious cups o’ joe.  [CLICK HERE to read on the blog]Smiling, she hands me the grande oat milk latte with one pump of sugar-free…

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Reading with one eye open…

“We should give you the nickname Winky,” he says. I glare at my husband out of my one good eye. The other one is so swollen I can only see through a thin sliver. “Either that or we can say I got into an epic fistfight walking the alley behind our house and defending our…

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To firemen (and the romance novels about them!)

My best friend is a teacher with maybe the best commute home from work on the planet…. Not because it’s short. Or because there’s a great wine bar on the way Or a discount store selling Vera Bradley purses at 75% off (..wait, that’s my thing, not hers… anyway…) Her commute is AMAZING because, on…

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