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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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What's in a Name? || Nicknames!

Good Monday to you, friends!
How was your weekend?
I seemed to have taken yet another unintentional hiatus last week. . . heheh. But that's kinda what Summers are for, right? 

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Enjoy this set of nicknames! :]
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Book Review || Coral

Sara Ella

Thomas Nelson | November 12, 2019
Faerietales, Fiction, Contemporary, Young Adult

There is more than one way to drown.

Coral has always been different, standing out from her mermaid sisters in a society where blending in is key. Worse yet, she fears she has been afflicted wit…

What's in a Name?

How's your Summer going, dear heart?  Mine has been so lovely thus far!  I feel like it's going by waaaaaay too quickly though. . .

And in less than two months, my baby boy turns ONE YEAR OLD.
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WUUUUUUUT???  I can't believe it!  He's growing up so fast!

Are you a Summer gal, like m…

Book Review || Fairest Son

Fairest Son
H.S.J. Williams

Trillium Press | August 2018
Faerietales, Fantasy

The Fair and Foul courts of the fey folk have long yearned for one to bring them together in peace, but hopes are dashed when the fairest prince and the prophecy concerning him are laid to ruin. Burdened with sham…

What's in a Name?

Good Monday to you, friends! Happy [BELATED] Independence Day---and happy b-day, America!!! How was your week/weekend?  We had a fantastic time celebrating the 4th with family & friends.  And we were even able to see the President's Salute to America---it was AMAZINGGGG.  Did you all watch t…

What's in a Name? || Place Names

Happy July! How's your Monday progressing? Are you taking part in Camp NaNoWriMo this month??  I'm in a little cabin with one of my dearest friends, and it turns out we have the same goal!

Here's some fresh & lovely place names for you, m'dears.  :]
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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…