Book Review The Hate U Give {living outside the stacks} 2 comments
Author: Angie Thomas Genre: Fiction Publisher: Balzer + Bray Release Date: 28 February 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 444 ABOUT THE BOOK {from the inside flap of the book} Sixteen~year~old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor black neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between […]

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas


Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks} 2 comments
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: Board Games and Remakes


Daenel {living outside the stacks} 16 comments
It’s been a long time since I’ve done a What I Wore post just because… And, well, quite honestly, this isn’t a “just because” one either. I happened to see Jen’s Style Imitating Art post for this month and I was like, wow, I’m totally matching her inspiration piece today; […]

What I Wore: Pretty Pastels



Mom and Me
Mom with us in Texas. Our first snow… Twins. Sometimes I wonder how her face got on my body… To all of you moms out there, I wish you nothing but the best, now, go relax and enjoy the rest of your day,         Follow Living Outside […]

Mother’s Day


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: Boxes of Stuff and a Dog Story


Ageless Style Linkup Flower Power {living outside the stacks} 8 comments
THE AGELESS STYLE LINKUP Ten 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: Flower Power and was chosen by Debbie from Fashion Fairy Dust. When I was a kid, I […]

Ageless Style Linkup: Flower Power



Book Review The Women in the Castle {living outside the stacks} 10 comments
This book was provided to me free of charge by HarperCollins in exchange for an honest review. My review is part of the TLC Book Tour. Title: The Women in the Castle Author: Jessica Shattuck Genre: Fiction Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks Release Date: 28 March 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 353 ABOUT THE BOOK {from the inside […]

Book Review: The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck


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: Dystopian Societies and Pickle Juice Soda


Weekend Camping Adventure {living outside the stacks} 2 comments
The Hubs and I are really digging the camp life. I’m gonna be honest, I didn’t think I’d like it: sleeping out in the middle of nowhere, talking to *shudder* strangers, peeing in the woods, eating scavenged food… OK. I exaggerate. But consider my point of reference: when I was […]

Camping at Lake Tobesofkee, GA