Book Review Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst 2 {living outside the stacks} 2 comments
I received this book free as part of a prize pack from Penguin Random House Library. Title: Harmony Author: Carolyn Parkhurst Genre: Fiction Publisher: Viking Release Date: 2016 Format: Advanced Uncorrected Proofs Pages: 275 ABOUT THE BOOK {from the flap} Alexandra and her husband have tried everything to help their off~the~charts genius but impossible daughter, who […]

Book Review: Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst


Week 1 Times They Are A Changin {living outside the stacks} 4 comments
This year I’m participating in three different photography challenges. I know, I know. I do this every year and by the middle of February I tap out. Well, this year is different. These are 52 week projects, so I’m only obligated to take 3 photos a week instead of 1 […]

Project 52: My Life in Pictures




Vintage Embroidered Coat Coline Dress {living outside the stacks} #AgelessStyleBloggers 12 comments
THE AGELESS STYLE LINKUP Nine ladies, forty and over, show you that style doesn’t have an age limit. A themed linkup takes place on the first Tuesday of every month. This month’s theme is: Baby, It’s Cold Outside, or what to wear when the weather is a bit chilly. MY LOOK I […]

Ageless Style Linkup: Baby, It’s Cold Outside


Daenel Coffee and Camera {living outside the stacks} week 1 self portrait 4 comments
Happy 2017 to you! You guys, I’m so excited for the year ahead. Not that I have anything big planned. I’m just looking forward to starting over and getting the opportunity to start the year with a clean slate. I know every day that we wake up is the opportunity […]

Welcome 2017!


Salvation is a free gift from the Lord. The only thing that you have to do is acknowledge that you’re a sinner and that you believe that Jesus Christ was born, lived, died, and rose again to save your soul. Romans 10:9~10 says: 9 If you declare with your mouth, […]

Inspiration: He Will Keep You in Perfect Peace



Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks}
I’d like to welcome you to Coffee Talk. If you’re new here, this is where I share some of the great and not~so~great stuff that I find on the web. Topics range from news stories that leave me scratchin’ my head to DIYs that I think are absolutely clever. And, […]

Coffee Talk: Year in Review


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Disclaimer: I received these shoes courtesy of Rialto Shoes in exchange for an honest review. All words and happiness are straight from the heart and the soles of my happy feet! When I was a teenager, I used to save my money for two things: watches and shoes. One year, […]

Retro Floral Dress and Blue Suede Shoes


My 2016 Books from GoodReads {living outside the stacks} 10 comments
I absolutely adore this graphic by Goodreads that shows my year in books. Isn’t it fun? It’s also a nice big shiny way to see that I didn’t meet my modest goal of reading 10 books in 2016. Yes, I know, it’s a weak goal, but I taught two classes […]

My Year in Books