The title of this book, Breaking Busy, is so appropriate in our society of “productivity = value”. Alli Worthington outlines ways to, as her tagline puts it, “find peace and purpose in a world of crazy”. The author has a very conversational style of writing and an often self-deprecating humor that reminds the reader that she is… More Book Review: Breaking Busy
My friend Emese graciously agreed to let me take some maternity pictures with her. She is glowing and I can’t wait to meet Ferry baby number three any day now!
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Coming Clean by Seth Haines is a book that blew me away. This small, unimpressive-at-first paperback holds a raw, gut-wrenchingly honest story that describes all of our deepest struggles in one way or another. As Seth puts it, “we’re all drunk on something (p.23).” We all have secret or not-so-secret addictions, dependencies, idols that grip… More Book Review: Coming Clean
I’ve been a long-time follower of Crystal Paine’s blog, Money Saving Mom. I love her approach to living frugally and that she encourages saving money in order to give generously, something that we strive to do as a couple since getting married almost two and a half years ago. I’m excited about this book because… More Book Review: Money Making Mom
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, by J.K. Rowling Finished the second read-through of this series, and I think it got even better the second time through. Garlic and Sapphires, by Ruth Reichl A fun read that I brought with me on family vacation. Not spectacular, but not horrible,… More In the Stacks: August/September 2015