Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

Perfect Moments Week #2

I am happy to report that week number two was a lot easier when it came to finding perfect moments.  Intentionally seeking out the good is working out, well, pretty darn good! Here's the run down: (I didn't even feel the need to pull over to the side of the road to capture the perfect… Continue reading Perfect Moments Week #2

Elementary Books, Kids, Open Books, PreK Books, Uncategorized

New Baby by Stan & Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears’ series

"New Baby" by Stan & Jan Berenstain, part of the Berenstain Bears' series, is a 32 page soft cover book intended for ages 4-7, Lexile is AD620, meaning it is intended to be read to a child.  For our family, I read it to the preschoolers and by second grade they could read it themselves. … Continue reading New Baby by Stan & Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears’ series

Kids, Open Books, Toddler Books, Uncategorized

The More We Are Together

"The More We Are Together" is published by Scholastic and was given to us free at the pediatrician's office.  It is a board book intended for Toddlers. What I disliked: I liked it, no criticism from me. What I liked: This is a cute, brightly colored board book.  The circles on the right hand side… Continue reading The More We Are Together

Life, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

Awfully Optimistic

I've been blessed to run across a very positive blog that I would like to share.  Anthony at "Today's Perfect Moment" inspires me to see the good in the ordinary.  His posts always find some sort of perfection in everyday things, whether on a bus or on a bike, in the classroom or out, and… Continue reading Awfully Optimistic

Becky's Book Pile, Open Books, Uncategorized

Breaking Him by R.K. Lilley, Love is War series

Breaking Him by R.K. Lilley is a good read.  It is proof that love can overcome even the most hurt and stubborn among us.  Though I didn't finish the book, I would recommend it to those that like strong female leads and soft spoken but strong male leads. What I disliked: It was a little… Continue reading Breaking Him by R.K. Lilley, Love is War series

Becky's Book Pile, Open Books, Uncategorized

Easy by Tammara Webber, Contours of the Heart series

Easy by Tammara Webber is a sweet college romance about a girl that falls in love with the same guy in two incredibly different ways.  It is tender and precious, and I would recommend it to anyone who is into college romances. I only read about 1/3 of the book, but I stopped to pick… Continue reading Easy by Tammara Webber, Contours of the Heart series

Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

PSA: 90% off Target Christmas

You guys... I just went in for toilet paper... I forgot what I went there for three times before I even passed the cart corral (palm to forehead).  Either Target has magic or I have Alzheimer's. While I was checking out, a woman merged into the line that was starting to form behind me.  She visibly was… Continue reading PSA: 90% off Target Christmas

Becky's Book Pile, Open Books, Uncategorized

Craving by Helen Hardt, Steel Brothers Saga

I came across the book "Craving" by Helen Hardt the other day.  I read it in one sitting, the first of the Steel Brothers Saga, but honestly I skipped a few parts.   What I disliked: I like romance as in, eternal love and the magnetism that brings two people together.  This book had that… Continue reading Craving by Helen Hardt, Steel Brothers Saga