Blogger Book Club

Blogger Book Club: August

This month’s blogger book club book was:  The Help by Kathryn Stockett. The Help is a story of a book-within-a-book.  Skeeter, a 24-year old living in Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s, has big dreams of becoming a writer or editor.  She is struggling to find her identity in a world in which young white women [...]


What I’m Reading Now

Mmm.  Get in my belly, Green Monster! Have you had the Green Monster smoothie?  Basically, it’s a regular fruit smoothie with raw spinach added in.  I promise that you cannot taste the spinach – although, yes, it does make it a scary color! In the blender:   1 cup almond milk 1 frozen banana 1 [...]


Girls Like Us

I was a little nervous when the Husband poured vanilla almond milk into the scrambled eggs, but you know what?  It worked! It made the eggs more sweet than savory, but it was a very light sweetness and an interesting change.  Mmmm. On toast with watermelon and pineapple.   I stayed up SO late last [...]


Blogger Book Club: July

First of all, you should know that this combination is amazing. In the yogurt mess bowl:   Panda Puffs (a peanut butter flavored GF organic cereal for kids!) Greek yogurt (vanilla) Blueberries My dogs are so obsessed with Panda Puffs that when they see me take the box out of the pantry they are immediately [...]


I am a reading FIEND when it comes to beach vacations.  And thanks to my new Kindle, it’s easier than ever to plow through awesome books while laying in the sun. Here’s what I read on my vacation!   Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (Alright, I finished this right before we left but I’m [...]


Blogger Book Club

Tonight was the first official meeting of the Blogger Book Club of Charlotte.  Eleven ladies (bloggers + readers, too!) attended the meeting.  Our first order of business: deciding that we’re going to be a ‘less serious’ kind of book club – no by-laws or anything like that.   Wine and cupcakes are okay, though! Our meeting [...]

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