It’s time for another monthly book review! Here’s what I finished reading in April. They are a best-selling, wonderful group. I find it ironic that just as I decided to read some “lighter choices” I found myself reading books that were not light at all. I know that all three of these are very popular and… Read More


Hooray for Friday Favorites! It’s time once again for all of the internet to share the things that made our week just a little bit better. And to do a little victory dance. And to get the song “My Favorite Things” stuck in our heads. (Sorry.) So here are a few things I am loving… Read More


My name is Laura, and I used to always make cookies according to the directions on the back of the chocolate chips. Well, one day, I lost that recipe and in its place something new was born. Something delicious. Something amazing. We made these for the millionth time on a beautiful Spring afternoon while the… Read More


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It’s time once again for all of the internet to share the things that made our week just a little bit better. And to do a little victory dance. And to get the song “My Favorite Things” stuck in our heads. (Sorry.) So here are a few things I am loving lately, as I wrap… Read More


Ask anyone who knows me well, and they could probably tell you that I’m big on creating an atmosphere. (I inherited this from my mom.) Even if the house is a mess, there are certain things I always do to make my home match the mood of our activities. And by “if the house is… Read More