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Why I Decorate My Planner After the Fact!

Posted July 19, 2018 by shooting in Discussion, Planning / 22 Comments

Seriously – this summer is just flying by! It’s already the third Thursday of the month and that means it’s time to link up all things memory related with Alexandra and me: planners, Project Life, scrapbooking, anything goes! Today, I’m going to talk about planner decorating and how I go about doing mine. Please share […]

All That Glitters by Kate Sherwood

Posted July 18, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 22 Comments

All That Glitters by Kate Sherwood Review by Lauren Source: copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): No matter what he tells himself, wealthy NYC architect Liam has never been able to forget his first love, Ben. But as he approaches midlife and realizes something is missing, can he […]

Kid Normal by Greg James and Chris Smith

Posted July 17, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 23 Comments

Kid Normal by Greg James and Chris Smith, illustrated by Erica Salcedo Review by Lauren Source: copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): When Murph Cooper rocks up to his new school several weeks into the beginning of term, he can’t help but feel a bit out of his […]

Lauren Does London

Posted July 15, 2018 by shooting in Travel / 34 Comments

Hey everyone! If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile now then you might remember when I went to London, England…in September 2016. Yes, it’s been almost two years and I never did share anything about it on the blog (though I did post a lot on Instagram at the time). I’m so sorry it’s […]

Book Reviews: Imperial Stout + Tight Quarters

Posted July 11, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 33 Comments

Imperial Stout by Layla Reyne Review by Lauren Source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): It’s a good thing assistant US attorney Dominic Price co-owns a brewery. He could use a cold one. Nic’s star witness has just been kidnapped, his joint operation with the FBI is in […]

Show Us Your Books: The Year of Cozy

Posted July 10, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 50 Comments

It’s time for another Show Us Your Books with Jana and Steph! Today I’m going to share one book review, but I do have some other book reviews that I’ve posted since the last Show Us Your Books and I want to make sure you can find those too, so here’s the links: The Hound […]

Butterfly Fest: A Review

Posted July 9, 2018 by shooting in Cincinnati / 31 Comments

Due to U.S. Family Guide and Blooms & Berries Farm Market, I was given free tickets to go and check out the Butterfly Fest in Loveland, Ohio with my mom, two nieces, and nephew. We stayed for a couple hours in the late morning/early afternoon and had a blast seeing animals, playing, and even getting […]

Glossies Made Me Do It: Baking Soda Uses

Posted July 6, 2018 by shooting in Discussion / 30 Comments

How is it already the first Friday of the month? Well…here we are, and I’m back with Ashley to share what glossies are making me do this month. I’m using the July 2018 issue of Parents, where they share different uses for baking soda! Ready to learn more? Surprising Uses for Baking Soda There are […]

The Hound of the Baskervilles: Graphic Novel

Posted July 5, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 25 Comments

I hope you’re all having a great week, and if you had yesterday off, did you do anything fun? Today I’m sharing The Hound of the Baskervilles graphic novel, illustrated by Dave Shephard. Spoiler? I really liked this version! Dark Tales: The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Graphic Novel by Arthur Conan Doyle and illustrated […]

Currently: July 2018

Posted July 4, 2018 by shooting in Discussion, Personal / 35 Comments

If you’re in the U.S., Happy Fourth of July! Any fun plans? If you’re outside the U.S., I hope your week is going well, and hey, it’s Wednesday! Today, I’m linking up with Anne of In Residence to share what I am Currently up to! Feel free to join us, or share your answers in […]