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Spooktacular Reads

Though I’m a huge Halloween fan, I know many people love the opportunity to dress up, munch on some sweet treats, and have ghoulish fun. In the spirit of October, I decided to pick three of my more spooktacular reads … Continue reading

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Say What?!

As a child, reading was a safe haven where every book was like traipsing through Beatrix Potter’s world. Innocent, carefree, it was a world of hope and freedom, where every danger was easily escapable. When reading classics, my parents chose … Continue reading

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Sweet Sixteen OR The Scariest Number Ever

Some people dread those little gray hairs they find in the mirror. Some people think that if they turn twenty, their life will truly begin – free from all parental supervision. Some wish they weren’t so old…when they turn thirty. … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

This week, I decided to take a break from my usual blog schedule to honor the USA. Though many people favor Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Easter, etc. as their favorite holidays, none is so intrinsically American as Independence Day. Often I … Continue reading

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My Inspiration

Normally, I’d do a post on books that I’ve read from the Summer Reading Program. I’ve got a post already planned out for next week (hint: it involves several adventure series, combined with a good deal of fantasy…) But today, … Continue reading

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Happy B-Day Mouse!

Recently my sis had her 12th B-Day. Where has the time gone? She’s sprouted up in the last year, had to change jean sizes, and learned pre-algebra. Yup, time has flown. As we welcome in 2017’s promises, I’d pray that … Continue reading

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Family Fun Night

For most folks, Halloween is a fun time to dress up and go from door to door collecting candy. But for the awesome few, we do something a little different. For my family, it’s always Star Wars day. Recently, we … Continue reading

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God Bless America

Happy Independence Day to all of you! May your day be full of love, laughter, and remembrance for those who came before us. I hope we all take time this fourth to honor those who died fighting to make this … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mom!

Here’s to the most beautiful woman I know – and I’m not exaggerating this time! My mother is a one of a kind person who I respect and look up to. She is gentle, kind, crazy OCD, and always ready … Continue reading

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God Bless America

This Independence Day, I decided to really celebrate. I have an American flag pin, I’m going to paint my toenails red-white-and-blue (as I think I’ve mentioned before, I’m not particularly girly, but nail art can be fun for special occasions), and … Continue reading

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