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. 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.
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
If, like me, you've read your fair share of psychological thrillers, then you will probably be able to figure out the ending of this read, but even so, seeing how the author lets everything play out is just so interesting, you won't care that you've already guessed the ending.
It would appear that once again, I'm going against the grain on this one.
Hi friends! The hubs and I recently returned from visiting Glacier National Park up in Montana, and I have to say that it was AMAZING! I'm not going to lie, the weather didn't want to cooperate with us, being cloudy and rainy more often than not, but even so, that didn't take away from the … Continue reading 3.5 Days in Glacier National Park
This story has spirit, humor, and verve, and lessons to be learned. It has the sweetness of a first romance, and the rollercoaster of emotions when faced with staying true to yourself or to the mold someone else is trying to put you into, even when it’s well-meaning, and maybe, just maybe, being brave enough to be yourself anyway.
There is soooo much wisdom in this book, told in a no-nonsense, listen-up girlfriend kind of way. ... This is one of those books that you need to keep, highlight, and return to for affirmation as often as needed.
Hello everyone! If you are an avid crocheter or knitter, chances are you have seen the new Comfy Cotton Blend yarn that Lion Brand came out with a couple months ago, just in time for all the summer cottons of course! When I saw the Lovie Dovie colorway, I was smitten. It was the perfect … Continue reading Bohemian Summer Nights Vest
Oh my gosh, guys, I did a thing. I...GULP...created my very own YouTube channel Hooks, Books, & Wanderlust! In an effort to be a bit more beginner-friendly on the site, I am planning to make videos to supplement my crochet patterns. I'm not trying to re-invent the wheel, and there are tons of great crochet … Continue reading How To Add Fringe to Your Crochet Project