Yearly Archives: 2016

133 posts

Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks}

Coffee Talk: Year in Review

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, […]

My 2016 Books from GoodReads {living outside the stacks}

My Year in Books

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 […]

Coffee Talk {living outside the stacks}

Coffee Talk: Random Stuff

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, […]

Morning Coffee {living outside the stacks}

November in Pictures

November was a difficult month for our family. My husband’s ex~wife {and our dear friend} passed away from cancer. I can’t say she lost her battle, because we know that “to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord” {2 Corinthians 5:8}. I’m just grateful that […]

Book Review The Couple Next Door {living outside the stacks} #livingoutsidethestacks #bookreview #bookstagram

Book Review: The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS, IF YOU PURCHASE SOMETHING USING THE LINK I WILL RECEIVE A COMMISSION. THAT COMMISSION GOES TOWARDS MAINTAINING MY BLOG. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR SUPPORT. Title: The Couple Next Door Author: Shari Lapena Genre: Fiction Publisher: Viking Release Date: 2016 Format: Hardcover Pages: 308 ABOUT THE BOOK {from the flap} Anne and […]

Chunky Sweater Scarf Arm Warmers Denim Skirt and Brown Boots {living outside the stacks}

Chunky Sweater and Denim Skirt

THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS, IF YOU PURCHASE SOMETHING USING THE LINK I WILL RECEIVE A COMMISSION. THAT COMMISSION GOES TOWARDS MAINTAINING MY BLOG. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR SUPPORT. Hello, wishing all of you an early Happy Thanksgiving. Do you have plans? We’re not doing much. It’ll just […]

Tony and Daenel {living outside the stacks}

Giving Thanks

For the last few months, The Hubs and I have been walking around with strained smiles plastered on our faces. Why? Because we’re afraid if we relax for just one minute, we may start crying and never stop. That’s just how bad things have been. But this is the month of gratitude. […]