Identity Crises; New to Stay At Home Mom Life

I have been living the stay at home mom life now since early September. I recognize I am very blessed to live the life I live. I am not currently working, yet am still (well, will be eventually) receiving a paycheck thanks to the GI Bill. So basically getting paid to be a full timeContinue reading “Identity Crises; New to Stay At Home Mom Life”

Friday Reads. new Life phases. making New Norms.

Hello and Happy Friday friends. Things have been changing. I’ve still been wanting to read, and have received some amazing book mail and hauled a few gems..but finding the time to read has become a bit difficult. The weekend is here though and I am determined to play catch up for my lack of readingContinue reading “Friday Reads. new Life phases. making New Norms.”

Thoughts on ‘Not Feeling Good Enough”

I have been seeing discussions trending lately of content creators throughout the different corners of the online book world discussing their current feeling of ‘not feeling good enough.’ I wanted to chime in and put my thoughts out there. Trust me, been there done that. I don’t claim to have all of the answers butContinue reading “Thoughts on ‘Not Feeling Good Enough””

Why I Left Booktube

My stint on Youtube doing Booktube was nice while it lasted. I remember I made the decision to start creating videos of my own because I wanted to be part of the conversation. Well eventually I hit this space where it felt like being part of the conversation was only adding to my already too highContinue reading “Why I Left Booktube”

Sunday Coffee

Hello Friend, how are you this morning? How was your week? I have had quite a bit on my mind this week. I’ve been gradually reevaluating some things, and just want to share some of my thoughts with you. I hope you have a nice cup of coffee or tea, let’s chat. I have beenContinue reading “Sunday Coffee”

Reading As A Busy Mom

Hello Friends! One question I get asked often is how I juggle reading with working full time and being a Mom of three.  My husband and I are both active duty military in a career field that doesn’t work your typical Monday through Friday 8-5.  There are a lot of 12-14 hour days and longContinue reading “Reading As A Busy Mom”

3 Reasons Why Reading Romance is Good for my Mental Health

I believe that everything happens for a reason. I’ve shared my story of how and why I decided to give romance a try but I’ve never discussed how in just a few short months after I picked up my first romance, my mental health began to plummet.  I have depression and anxiety due to PTSD. Until March of 2018,Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Reading Romance is Good for my Mental Health”

Romance Bingo First 5 Wrap Up

Hey Friends! I hope you had a wonderful week and are enjoying your weekend. I wanted to check in and quickly recap my first five completed reads for the Summer Romance Bingo I’m participating in. My pick for a historical romance was Katherine by Anya Seton which I gave 3/5 stars. This is the fictionalizeContinue reading “Romance Bingo First 5 Wrap Up”

Romance Chat With Friends.

Hey Friends, I hope all is well with you. An idea I have had for my blog and really wanted to do was the occasional bookish chat with different friends from the book community. My first two friends I chatted with are both romance readers and have been reading the genre for years now. I chattedContinue reading “Romance Chat With Friends.”