Neutral Cardi Tanks and Multicolored Skirt {Living Outside the Stacks} 11
  Seriously, where is it? I’m trying so hard to usher in Spring. I really am, but the weather just doesn’t seem to want to cooperate with me. It has been raining almost daily since Easter and the sun has been visible for only small clips at a time. So […]

Where is Spring?

Firmoo Product Review {Living Outside the Stacks} 4
Disclaimer: I was provided with free eyeglasses from Firmoo in exchange for this post. All ideas and observations are my own. A few weeks ago, I was contacted by Firmoo and asked if I’d like to try a pair of their eyeglasses. After poking around the website, I said “yes”. […]

Firmoo Eyeglasses Review {#sponsored}

Week 16 Cape Girardeau Sun Flare {Living Outside the Stacks} #OurProject52 (1) 3
You know I’ve spent so much time trying to avoid sun flare that capturing it is now difficult. When I first picked up my camera, I used to get it all the time and I viewed it as a failure ~ my inability to control light. Now I see it […]

Week 16: Sun Flare {#OurProject52}

Caftan Jeans and Sandals {Living Outside the Stacks} 9
Have I mentioned how much I love caftans? I do. Seriously, Mrs. Roper had the right idea: throw on a colorful dress and call it a day. There’s no need to suck in, you don’t really have to worry about accessories {although she did wear some awesomely large bubble gumball […]

Bohemian Glam Caftan and Jeans

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline - Book Review {Living Outside the Stacks} 6
BOOK DESCRIPTION {FROM THE BACK OF THE BOOK} Orphan Train is a gripping story of friendship and second chances from Christina Baker Kline, author of Bird in Hand and The Way Life Should Be. Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to “aging out” out of the foster care system. A […]

Book Review: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Dandelion {Living Outside the Stacks} #OurProject52 10
I rarely do any heavy editing of my photos anymore. Most of the time I just crop and add my watermark, but something about these photos just begged to be black and white. I’m totally digging them. Do you edit your pictures? What’s your preference, color or black and white? […]

Week 15: Macro {#OurProject52}

B90 Days Read with Me
The first time I read the Bible in 90 days was in 2011. I remember being intimidated by the process. I have a habit of starting things, being all in and then petering out. I start making excuses for why I can’t finish…”I’ll pick up where I left off tomorrow.” […]

Read the Bible in 90 Days with Me

Easter {Living Outside the Stacks} #OurProject52 8
All winter long I’ve looked at this tree standing in our front yard, all brown and gnarly. Sometimes I wonder if it’s dead and we should just cut it down. This year it took so long to bloom that I thought surely it’s time to let it go. But Easter […]

Week 14: Easter {#OurProject52}