Comics in February!!

Comics in February!!

February can be such a dreadful month. Here in Texas it’s usually one of our worst weather months and I’ve always thought that it’s the shortest month because it is so miserable. Our weather actually hasn’t been anything to complain about, but I know that can always change within a day–70 one day and ice the next. But the one thing I look forward to every year is Comics in February. Chris and Debi started […]

Posted 3 February, 2016 by Trish in Reading Nook / 14 Comments
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Goodbye 2015. Hello 2016!!

Goodbye 2015. Hello 2016!!

What do you mean today is the last day of January?? Are you sure?  As I’m still transitioning to life with a newborn…and three kids, I thought about skipping this post when I didn’t get it up by the beginning of the month, but it’s tradition. Plus eventually life will smooth out and I’ll be able to think about more than when and what my children ate last. When I look back at my list […]

Posted 31 January, 2016 by Trish in Life / 23 Comments
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One Month Update – 1.27.2016

One Month Update – 1.27.2016

  A month! It’s just not fair–not fair at all. Of course by now I know all too well how quickly the time goes. As difficult as the first few weeks are, I’m not ready for my baby to get bigger! I wish she’d stay teeny tiny for just a little longer. Even still, I can tell she’s grown so much since she was born. Cara has fit in perfectly with our crazy family–while I […]

Posted 27 January, 2016 by Trish in Life / 26 Comments
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Tracking a Year of Meals

Tracking a Year of Meals

  Near the end of 2014 I was reading Dinner: A Love Story by Jenny Rosenstrach. Rosenstrach started keeping track of her nightly meals in 1998 and has kept up with her food diaries through meticulous journaling. I’m notorious for being a failure at keeping a journal, but I wondered if I could keep up with a monthly calendar of what we ate each night. I printed out a blank calendar for the month and […]

Posted 23 January, 2016 by Trish in In the Kitchen / 29 Comments
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Best of Reading for 2015

Best of Reading for 2015

So below is my 2015 Year in Reading. Jamie from The Perpetual Page Turner has yet again provided us with the questions. Any links I have to book posts will be down at the bottom. Best of Reading in 2015 1. Best Book You Read In 2015? I wouldn’t have expected my first book read to be my favorite, but hands down Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed. In terms of audio, both Where’d You Go, Bernadette […]

Posted 17 January, 2016 by Trish in Reading Nook / 25 Comments
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Introducing Baby Girl – December 27, 2015

Introducing Baby Girl – December 27, 2015

  I was going to post my Best of 2015 Books, but I thought it might cause a riot if I didn’t announce our sweetest little bundle first. On December 27th at 2:02 pm, Scott and I welcomed sweet little Baby Billy Bobbette to our family. Caroline Harper, whom we will call Cara, weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces and is 19.25 inches long. Pretty on par with her two sisters–plus the full head of dark […]

Posted 5 January, 2016 by Trish in Life / 62 Comments
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Books I’ve Recently Read | Nonfiction November

Books I’ve Recently Read | Nonfiction November

  Oh hi! Look at that! A book post! I’m not going to go into the whole “Ugh I’m so tired this pregnancy is kicking my butt” song and dance, but if I disappear for a few days (or more) that’s likely why. Because OMG I’m so tired and this pregnancy is kicking my butt. I keep meaning to get some posts drafted up, but then hours pass and I look at the clock and wonder […]

Posted 25 November, 2015 by Trish in Reading Nook, Review / 27 Comments
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Nonfiction November Giveaway – Tiny Beautiful Things

Nonfiction November Giveaway – Tiny Beautiful Things

  Hello hello!!! November is marching right along, though I’m grateful that we still have a little more than a week left until December makes it’s arrival. This is the last week of Nonfiction November hosted by Kim, Becca, Lu, and Katie. I don’t think there’s a topic this week and I’m not participating in the readalong of I Am Malala, so I thought that I’d celebrate this week with a giveaway!! My favorite nonfiction title […]

Posted 22 November, 2015 by Trish in Reading Nook / 26 Comments
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Current Quilty Works in Progress

Current Quilty Works in Progress

The other day I decided to make a list of all of my current quilting works in progress. Ha!!!!! The amount of time that I spend in my sewing room comes and goes. Sometimes I’ll make the 15 minute drive home at lunch just to get an extra 20 minutes in the room without the girls. When the girls are home, I can usually entertain them with buttons or scrapbooking paper and scissors for a […]

Posted 18 November, 2015 by Trish in Crafty / 19 Comments
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Five Must-Listen Nonfiction Audiobooks

Five Must-Listen Nonfiction Audiobooks

Yay! Another week of Nonfiction! This week Becca asks us about Nontraditional Nonfiction. It’s no secret that I prefer to listen to nonfiction rather than to read it in print. Of course there’s always exceptions to this rule, but I find I focus on nonfiction better on audio than even fiction books on audio. Whenever someone mentions they don’t love nonfiction or are having a tough time listening to audiobooks, I recommend pairing the two together. […]

Posted 16 November, 2015 by Trish in Reading Nook / 25 Comments
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