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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Top funny Book moments of the month – Aug 2021 Edition

I’ve got to share with you my Proud Book Nerd moment… with this texted between me and my BFF (who is also a writer): HER: The past, present, and future walk into a bar. ME: ? HER: It was tense.  Cheers, my fellow book-nerd friend and I hope you enjoy this collection of my Favorite Moments of…

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Reading and the smell of burned popcorn…

My “real” job was crazy this week so when the weekend came, all I wanted to do was:  Sit on Couch Read my books Snack   and drink wine (or course)  All was going according to plan until… … I walked away from the microwave popcorn. My first hint that something might be off was…

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[FOR READERS ONLY] Top funny Book-ish moments of July 2021

My fellow book lover, How the heck are you? I hope you have had a rocking month and are doing great! Also that you’ve made a dent in your summer-reads list (I’m working on my… life’s been crazy!).  This last month I feel like I’ve been going 100 miles an hour everywhere (which so often…

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Top Book and Reader Moments of the Month – February Edition 2021

Dear Fellow Reader, it’s that time again… where I get to collect my oh-so-favorite bookish moments of the month and send them your way for your reading/ viewing pleasure! (Lots of fun for me, because I LOVE hunting around for my new favorite reads, quotes, and memes that I came across 😆)  This one is…

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Reading Date Night – When All You Want to Do is Stay in and Read

About 8 months ago, my husband and I — realizing that we don’t spend a TON of time together with just the two of us — decided to start having monthly “date nights”  (I know… just in time for COVID) Photo Credit: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/442971313339599246/ Needless to say, it’s been a lot of eating… in our car… while…

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Sleep is good. Books are better

Below is a very short recap of a conversation I just had with a friend Me: “I’m not sure what to do… I just have so much trouble falling asleep!”  Her: “Why don’t you try reading a book? That puts me to sleep in like 5 minutes.”  Me: … 😐 “… You don’t know me at all, do…

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Top Book and Reader Moments of the Month – January Edition 2021

My fellow reader… it’s my favorite time of the month!  (No… not the day when Costco marks down all their discount bottles of wine. But close!) Today is when I linger back through all the fun books read, photos found, and memes posts to pull out my absolute favorites and send them your way (with…

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