Monthly Archive:: August 2014

Wordless Wednesday: First Day of soccer

This little fella played soccer for the first time ever last Saturday. It was blazing hot with a side of stifling humidity. I’m surprised they all stayed on the field for more than a few seconds. It didn’t seem to dampen his enthusiasm at all. Look at that expression. Priceless. I’m linking up with 5
Category: Wordless Wednesday

An Interview with Helsinki Sunrise hero, Adam Carter

As a writer, I thoroughly enjoy meeting other writers and getting to know the characters they craft in their stories. Adam Carter’s story is a delightful read and I’m grateful he took the time to stop by the blog today and share some interesting things about himself.    Helsinki Sunrise, a Passport to Romance, blog
Category: Book Buzz

Throwback Thursday: Preschool Firsts and Lasts

I took our last child to his last first day of preschool this morning. Are you with me? Good. It was a milestone that passed with little fanfare. I didn’t cry and he didn’t, either. After a few hugs initiated by him and words of encouragement, compliments of me, I handed him off to his
Category: Motherhood

A Read-a-thon?! Yes, please.

I’m home from vacation and trolling the internet planning my blog’s editorial calendar for the next several weeks. Much to my delight, Tanya@ Mom’s Small Victories posted about the upcoming Bout of Books Read-a-thon. Be still my heart. Here’s the deets from the hostesses: The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On
Category: Book Buzz

Waiting On Wednesday: A Life Intercepted

I’m linking up with Breaking the Spine and sharing a novel that I’m eagerly anticipating. A Life Intercepted is the next release from the talented Charles Martin. Ever since I read Unwritten and declared it one of the best books I read in 2013, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on more of Charles Martin’s work. Cover reveal
Category: Book Buzz

Five Minute Friday: Fill

Word of the day: FILL Sippy cups (only one now and probably not for long) … Water bottles, man sized to accommodate their boy-man thirst … lunch boxes … ziploc bags … permission slips … backpacks … washing machine and it’s faithful sidekick the dryer … laundry baskets … pool bags for our now-fleeting trips to
Category: Five Minute Friday

Wordless Wednesday: Water for the Win

We made our semi-annual trek to the children’s museum last week. This was the first time the water table was set up outside. His expression was just precious: the wonder and amazement over a crazy plastic octopus was priceless. He loves water. And critters. And putting the critters in the water. Our summer vacation is on the
Category: Wordless Wednesday