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Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

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Book Review | The Curiosity Keeper

The Curiosity Keeper Sarah E. Ladd
Publisher:  Thomas NelsonGenre:  Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction, MysteriesReleased:  July 7th, 2015
{Goodreads}“It is not just a ruby, as you say. It is large as a quail’s egg, still untouched and unpolished. And it is rumored to either bless or curse whomev…

What's in a Name?

Here's another Name post (finally)!  I already had the first two ready and realized I was still doing a part featuring Scandinavian names.  So, this one has two Finnish for you to peruse.  Perhaps I'll have a few more that hail from Finland in a week or two. . . :]  
(Heheheh, And I'm …

Just to say "Hullo!"

I'm still blogging, I promise!  Forgive my sporadic-ness.  I meant to have an update before now, as well as a long-overdue A+A post, and Name post. . . 
Someday, I will sit down and write an actual post for you.But it is not this day!  xD

Of Life & Love. . .In the Midst of Dateship

Hello, all!  It seems like it's been ages since I've posted here--I promise, I have good reasons!  I plan on doing an update soon, but for now I wish to share my thoughts regarding a very important subject that's been on my mind quite often most recently.  I've had this post in the…

What's in a Name?

Had a request for some Scandinavian names.  And because there are three different kingdoms that make up the region of Scandinavia, I decided to take these next few Name posts into three themes.  Today's comprises of Norwegian names!

BrynjarGender:  MasculineUsage:  Norwegian, Ancient Scandinavi…

Double Liebster Award!!

I was tagged the Liebster Award by two of my new, lovely friends, Katie Grace of A Writer's Faith, and Leah of the blog Princess Leah.  Thank you bunches, dearies!  I love all of your questions.  These tags are such fun!
- LE RULES - - Thank the person(s) who nominated you and link to th…

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