Peyton Place by Grace Metalious 4
BOOK DESCRIPTION (FROM THE BACK OF THE BOOK) When it first appeared in 1956, Grace Metalious’s Peyton Place unbuttoned the straitlaced New England of the popular imagination, transformed the publishing industry, and made its young author one of the most talked about people in America.  Metalious’s debut novel ~ which […]

Classic Book Review: Peyton Place by Grace Metalious


Crocheted Flower Pin and Scarf Set 28
Have you ever wondered what librarians do all day?  I can assure you, we do not read books… Denim Jacket, Tunic ~ Burlington Coat Factory Corduroy Skirt, Knee Socks, Boots ~ Target Flowers Brooch ~ Handmade by me Crocheted Flowers and Pin/Scarf Set ~ Handmade by me Classes have ended […]

What I Wore Wednesday #9 and Real Momma, Real Style


The Versatile Blogger Award 4
Makeup Free Monday is hosted by The Beauty Bean as an initiative for women to celebrate real beauty.  I love makeup almost as much as I love shoes but I also like encouraging women to embrace their natural beauty.  Confidence is beautiful, makeup is the enhancer. Monday Mingle is hosted by […]

Makeup Free Monday Mingle: Pets, Comics and Weird Food



Shoe Style Saturday 6
The hubs says I’m a hippie because I like to wear flowers in my hair and clogs on my feet.  Peasant shirts, embroidered tunics and worn out jeans are my uniform.  I’m trying desperately to branch out by participating in What I Wore Wednesday and Real Momma, Real Style but […]

Shoe Style Saturday


Miss 17 Going to Prom 16
You know how you have a teenage daughter and they sigh and huff at everything because you just don’t get it because you’re only mom and you’ve never been cool?  Yeah, last week that was me with Miss 17 as we drove around for 5 and a half hours looking […]

Miss 17 Goes to Prom


Hands on Globe 6
Have you ever been inside so long that you’ve almost forgotten what it feels like to feel the warmth of the sun on your skin?  To hear the sound of birds singing?  To smell the dirty comforting scent of grass?  Well, that’s how I was last week during my switch […]

Imagine a World With None of That



Real Momma Real Style 12
Join me for Shoe Style Saturday this Saturday! I’m a shoe girl big time but I also love clothes, handbags, jewelry and makeup but that’s another story. Anyway, I decided to create Shoe Style Saturday as a way to challenge myself to wear every pair of shoes that I own […]

What I Wore Wednesday #8 and Real Momma, Real Style


Judgement Day by Wanda L. Dyson
BOOK DESCRIPTION (FROM THE BACK OF THE BOOK) The weekly cable news show Judgment Day with Suzanne Kidwell promises to expose businessmen, religious leaders, and politicians for the lies they tell.  Suzanne positions herself as a champion of ethics and morality with a backbone of steel ~ until a revelation […]

Book Review: Judgment Day: A Novel by Wanda L. ...


Shoe Style Saturday 13
This picture was actually taken last year while the hubs and I were driving around the lake.  At this point, I actually begged him to stop the car so I could get a shot of my shoes with the lake as a background.  I love when the hubs indulges my […]

Shoe Style Saturday