The Dutch Wife – Book Review

I had two different quotes that kept popping into my head while reading this book. The first, from Edmond Burke, is: "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men should do nothing." The other, from a YA Fantasy series I enjoyed, Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor: "It is a condition of monsters that they do not perceive themselves as such. The dragon, you know, hunkered in the village devouring maidens, heard the townsfolk cry 'Monster!' and looked behind him."

Mr. J’s Batman Birthday Party

Hi folks! One thing you may not know about me is that I LOVE throwing parties. I love coming up with one of a kind decorations, games, food, etc around a common theme. In the past, I've done vintage toys for Mr. A's first birthday, The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a baby shower, Richard Scary's … Continue reading Mr. J’s Batman Birthday Party

My Top 12 Favorite Books of All Time

My Top 12 Favorite Books of All Time. Creating this list was easy; containing it to a small number was hard, and there are many books I love that I didn't include. I could probably add more to this list, but I tried to keep myself reigned in, somewhat.

3.5 Days in NYC

I'm throwing it back to this time last year, when shortly after getting the kids back to school, the hubs and I took a quick getaway to New York City. Neither of us had been before, and there was a lot we wanted to see and do while we were there. We had three days, … Continue reading 3.5 Days in NYC