The Bookshelf – The Hardy Boys: The Secret Files

I’ve been trying to find some new books for my middle son. He and my oldest have different interests so a lot of the chapter books I have to hand down are not among his favorites. I was trying to think of some classics and The Hardy Boys came to mind. Then I came across

The Book Shelf – The Dragon Masters Series

My son has been devouring the Dragon Masters series by Tracey West. He is anxiously waiting for the fifth installment to be released in April. Anxious, as in he actually asked if it was out yet. You see as much as I LOVE to read and I read to my kids every night when they

The Bookshelf – Nicholas Sparks, See Me

Well I haven’t done a book post in quite a while. The kids are reading their own books and I’ve been drowning in the Outlander series. FINALLY, finished booked four! After that I needed a little break from the kilts so I turned to good ole’ Nicholas Sparks. He’s never failed me. Well actually, twice.

Multi-Tasking Weeknights

With school back in full swing the chaos has ensued. It’s really hard to have three kids all in school. It takes up a lot of time. My evenings are fully packed and I don’t even get to spend any quality time with my kids. I don’t get home from work until 5:30. The schedule

The Bookshelf: Summer Secrets (Book Review)

I was so excited that Jane Green was coming out with a new book just in time for enjoying poolside. Summer Secrets is the perfect beach read. Drama, drama, drama! I devoured it. I was dragged right in with the first chapter. The story focuses on Cat, a journalist living in London. Cat is a recovering alcoholic trying

The Bookshelf: The Cake Therapist (Book Review)

I was thrilled to receive Judith Fertig’s The Cake Therapist to review. First, I was completely grabbed by the title. Food and feelings just go together, right? This story has grief, hope, healing, and mystery all in one. Just the right ingredients for a great novel. The story focuses around Claire, who has just returned

The Bookshelf – The Three Ninjas Pigs

Wow, it’s been quite a while since I did a bookshelf post. I use to do them every week because we would read so much, but now the kids are onto chapter books so we really don’t get as much “together” reading time in. However, Deacon insisted on getting this book from the book fair,