Wreckage…a review


Have you ever read a book that you completely enjoyed while reading it, but when you finished with it, you were left confused and not completely sure how you felt about it? This  is how I feel about Wreckage by Emily Bleeker.  I was able to get this copy a month before publication via Kindle […]

January 2015 in Photos


I’m doing a 365 but failing miserably when it comes to uploading them. I found a really cool app thanks to Keli Hoskins and this allows me to upload a photo to a premade calendar every day.  The app is called Collect and I got mine from the App store for my 6 plus. You […]

It Was Me All Along- A Review


Normally I hate the term ‘brutally honest’ when anyone describes a memoir, but that term perfectly fits It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell . Without falling into the trap of ‘woe is me’ and ‘my life is awful’ , Mitchell, who is the author of the food blog, Can You Stay for Dinner? , pulls […]

A Triple Knot, a review

A Triple Knot by Emma Campion I was given a copy to review by Blogging for Books. I confess, I had a hard time getting into this book. I’m not sure if it was because of outside forces, or if it was the book itself. Once I was finally able to get into the story, […]

First photos of 2015


This morning, I was itching to go out and photography something, so I headed out to Anna Maria Island. It was so overcast and windy but I was determined to get something in for the day.  Here are a few of the photos that I took today. I am going to make a better effort […]

What a year it has been!


Wow, it’s already 2015 and the time sure does fly as you get older.  This year I spent a lot of time taking photos both personally and professionally.  I was going through my photos and have chosen a few of my favorites. This one was by far, my favorite of the year. I was there […]

Ten on Tuesday

Sonic Time! Best Iced Tea!

As it was a long weekend, today’s topic is Ten things I did over the Weekend. 1) Finished my run of knitted dishcloths.  They are easy and don’t require a lot of brainpower. 2) Read a lot. Loving my Kindle Paperweight for this. 3) Listened to The Spymistress by Jennifer Chaiverini. 4) Swam and spent […]

Save the Date!

The Night Before

No no no, I’m not planning a wedding..well, not yet, Amanda isn’t getting married for three years. Last weekend, I had the opportunity to host a Save the Date House Party for Houseparty.com. Save the Date is the latest release by my favorite author,  Mary Kay Andrews. I have read her books for years, and […]