| Checked Out: March Book Review- Finding Chika |

If you have been following me for a while you know by now: I am a big Mitch Albom fan. Over the past few years, I have reviewed books such as “Tuesday’s With Morrie,” “The Next Person You Meet In Heaven,” and my personal favorite, “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto” (“The Five People You […]

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| Hygge In Your Home: Ten Ways To Create Cozy |

I cannot remember when I first heard of the word hygge (pronounced hue-guh  or hoo-gah), but I do know that there was some Googling, some Pinterest browsing, and yep- I was in love. The word is jam packed with a whole lot of perfection, a Danish phrase used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether […]

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| Checked Out: February Book Review II- The Alice Network |

You can probably tell by now: I am turning into a big historical fiction fan. This last year has moved me in and out of some extraordinary pages, highlighting truly remarkable stories about some of the lesser-known aspects of women at war. Reading books like “The Flight Girls,” “The Lilac Girls,” and others have taught […]

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| Checked Out: February Book Review- The Couple Next Door |

I was in Austin earlier this month for work and my flight was boarding in just a few short hours. I knew that the city’s popular book store, “Book People” had a kiosk in the airport but you know me by now- I wanted to venture to the real thing. So I jumped into an […]

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| Checked Out: January Book Review- The 5 Love Languages |

  This Valentine’s Day, let’s have a little conversation about love. Truth be told, I am a classic Libra: I love… love. I am at my best when the world is in balance and all facets of life mingle in perfect harmony. This has always included my relationships. I remember reading “Men Are From Mars, […]

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| Checked Out: December Book Review II- Make Your Bed |

It’s time for my latest confession: I needed to read one more novel to reach my “20-book overachiever status” in 2019 (My original goal was 12.) I was hovering at 19 but refused to end the year without a clean numerical milestone. December 30th and 31st were workdays though, and my chances of quality time […]

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