I am beyond thrilled to have made it to the student teaching phase of my education. For those of you who don't know, I am earning my Masters in Teaching Secondary English. I've been working on my degree since June of 2019. Little did I know just how different the world would be when I… Continue reading Student Teaching amid a Pandemic (part 1)
Hello! If you're like me, these have not been the easiest few months. With two middle schoolers suddenly schooling from home, while I am earning my Masters from home, and while hubby is working from home is a recipe for all kinds of not fun. I decided to visit my elderly father a few states… Continue reading Coping with the School Year from …
Moe's Books What is it about that aroma of paper and ink that makes bookstores so incredibly inviting? The shelves filled with endless wonders, far off lands, historical significance, all entice us to explore what each unique bookstore has to offer. This month, our focus is on one incredibly special independent bookstore, Moe’s Books in… Continue reading Bookstore of the Month
I get a lot of emails (I never read) about everything from updates to accounts I never use anymore, to recipes I "must" try, to Pinterest updates and everything in between. One email I actually look forward to though is the Indie Next List. As we all face the weeks ahead, quarantined in our homes...… Continue reading What Are You Reading?
Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you are all enjoying time at home with the kiddos, video chatting with family, and taking this time to relax (as best we can right now). I would like to take this opportunity to share the children's book I published (this time last year) with all of you. The PDF… Continue reading Book Giveaway!!!
A French press is not only an excellent way to brew a cup of coffee, it is also beautiful. Dating all the way back to 1852, when the first design was patented, it actually did not directly resemble what we consider a "French press" today. The device we think of was actually patented in 1929!… Continue reading Coffee Like a Rockstar!