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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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July Hiatus

Hello, all! Yes, I realize I missed all of my posts last week.  And yes, I realize I didn't even post that third one I said I was going to. . . #ashamed
I'm not going to go into the spiel of how wild life is right now, but instead I'm dropping in to let my faithful friends know I'm s…

Book Review | Pippa of Lauramore

Pippa of Lauramore
Eldentimber #1
Shari L. Tapscott

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform | February 18, 2016
Fantasy, Medieval, Romance, Action

Act like a lady. Don’t swim in the waterfall. And whatever you do, never steal into the woods for a romantic, moonlit ride.

For as long as Pip…

What's in a Name?

Wow. I had such good intentions for my blog posts this week.  O__o  As well as in catching up on the readings of all my favorite blogs. . . #FORGIVEME 
So the remainder of this week will be a little different.  I'll be sharing two new names today (to make up for the lack of post on Monday), a b…

Book Review | Lone Witness

Lone Witness
Atlanta Justice #2
Rachel Dylan

Bethany House Publishers | May 1, 2018
Christian Fiction, Action, Legal Thriller

When prosecutor Sophie Dawson is the lone witness to a gang-related double homicide, her world is turned upside down. Private security guard Cooper Knight is hired to…

What's in a Name?

Welcome back from the weekend, my friends!  I do hope yours was lovely.  :] GUYS.  We are four days into June.  WUUTTTT.  So far, my late Spring/early Summer days consist of work, baby prep, doc appointments, vacation planning, and sunny pool days.   What of you?  What do you most look forward to in …

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In the Midst of Despair [A Prayer]
Have you ever had one of those down days?  Where you feel like everyone and everything is against …
Drama Update! [w/ link to Behind-the-Scenes]
The first weekend of shows has passed!   All went rather smoothly, with only a few minor glitches.…
Excerpt from "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" [THE ROOM]
I don't know if I mentioned this or not in my review of Joshua Harris' I Kissed Dating Goo…
What's in a Name? >> 3rd Monday Edition
Happy Monday, lovelies! How was your weekend?  Does it feel like Summertime to you yet? We've ha…