According to that sweet little widget on Goodreads, I met my goal of reading 12 books during the year 2011. Hmmmm…. that may have been my stated goal on Goodreads, but I didn’t come close to making my personal goal. But I will celebrate the small victories and aim to […]

2012 {To Be Read List}

Breakfast Cinnamon Buns 10
When I was a little girl my mother used to surprise us with little breakfast treats. Sometimes it was cornbread pancakes. If you’ve never had them, for the love of all things good and delish, go buy yourself a box of Jiffy Cornbread mix and make some right now. Really, stop […]

Cinnamon Buns {This or That Thursday}

Socks 8
Who was a photographic slacker this week? Looks around. I was. And to be honest, I didn’t do much in the way of getting dressed either. The hubs has been on vacation for the past week and a half (this is his first vacation in over 13 years), so the […]

What I Wore Wednesday #31

Branch with Snow ~ Word Filled Wednesday 6
My prayer for you as we head into the year 2012 is that your family will have the peace and prosperity that comes from knowing the one true God. I’m linking up with: HAVE A SAFE, HAPPY, HEALTHY AND BLESSED NEW YEAR,

Word Filled Wednesday: Peace

Bridge 6
This year, my interest in photography was piqued when I took a picture of the hubs while walking around downtown Wilkes~Barre, Pennsylvania. It was like something inside me came to life and I kept thinking I can’t believe I took this picture but I didn’t really take photography seriously as […]

Photography {The Best of 2011}

Frost Covered Branch
Last year, I wrote a post called 2010: The Best of Living Outside the Stacks, where I went back over the year and picked out my favorite posts from the year and I thought I’d do it again this year. It’s a fun way to look back and see how […]

Posts {The Best of 2011}

My Memories Suite Digital Scrapbooking Software
I took a ton of pictures yesterday and I know you did too! So how are you planning to organize and preserve them? I’m going to create my first digital scrapbook. I was given the opportunity to review My Memories Suite Digital Scrapbooking Software by  my memories. My Memories Suite Digital […]

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Christmas Greeting {From My Family to Yours} 4
Luke 2:10~11 {KJV} (10)And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. (11)For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. I pray you find […]

From My Family to Yours

Shoot. Edit. Submit. 4
On our way home from an appointment, the hubs and I decided to take a little detour and look for the Old McKendree Chapel.  The Old McKendree Chapel is the oldest Protestant church structure standing west of the Mississippi River, along the way, we passed this beautiful old home and […]

Shoot. Edit. Submit. {Getting to Know Missouri}