Category Archives: Random Reads

Random Reads: The Story of Egypt

The boys and I have really been enjoying our history studies this year so when I saw this at the library I didn’t hesitate to pick it up. Obviously, Egypt’s history spans a great many years and very little is … Continue reading

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Random Reads: The Last One, Eligible, and Living Your Strengths

The Last One by Alexandra Oliva was one of those can’t-put-it-down books. The first one in a long while, for me. I’m usually pretty good about being able to guess the ending or who-dunnit, but this one really had me … Continue reading

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Random Reads: Conspiracies of the Ruling Class

It’s fitting that I’ve finished this book just before the 4th of July.   I stumbled upon this book at the library and was instantly hooked. It’s one┬áthat I could only read in spurts because I’d get so annoyed and … Continue reading

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The KonMarie Method of Decluttering and Organizing

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about this book: Several moms in my holistic mom’s group on FB were singing the praises of the KonMarie method, but I was hesitant to try it out. Why? Well, when … Continue reading

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Random Reads: Dr. Mutter’s Marvels

“Place no dependence on your own genius, even if you possess it. If you have great talents, industry will improve them; if you have but moderate talents, industry will supply their deficiency-nothing is denied to well directed labor; nothing is … Continue reading

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Random Reads: Summer Reading List

I’m so grateful that both of my boys enjoy reading. We’ve really taken advantage of the library this summer! Here’s what I’ve read: The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erickson I love historical fiction and really enjoyed this … Continue reading

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Random Reads: Unbroken

Unbroken, by Laura Hildebrand, was another Book Club pick. I like history and enjoy non-fiction so I tucked into this book eagerly. I didn’t expect to be so drawn in and blown away but, without a doubt, this was one … Continue reading

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The Harbinger

Our book club decided to read and discuss The Harbinger by Johnathon Cahn. Personally, I don’t believe that the U.S. is a modern-day Israel so I wasn’t expecting to be blown away by the “mysteries revealed” but I was at … Continue reading

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Random Reads: The Virgin’s Lover and The Boleyn Inheritance

I love history and I love reading, so it should come as no surprise that I love historical fiction. I find that I really enjoy books that are based on a real person and real events with just the details … Continue reading

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Weekly Update 2/11/13-2/17/13

On Sunday we surprised the boys by taking them to Phineas and Ferb LIVE. We are big, big fans of those brothers and their wacky inventions and adventures. We bought each boy a stuffed animal, one Perry and one Agent … Continue reading

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