Showing posts from June, 2018

My June Books

I managed to read 7 books this month!  While I typically prefer summer romance or beach type novels this month I found myself drawn to a lot of suspense novels and really enjoyed quite a few of them. 1.  I've Got My Eyes On You-- When her 18 year old sister Kerry turns up dead, Aline works with the police to try and help solve the murder not realizing she's putting her own life in danger.  This was a great page turner. 2.   Matchmaking for Beginners -- When Marnie inherits an old brownstone from her ex- husband's great aunt she finds that she's also taken on lots of new friends and neighbors.  Feeling out of place and determined to sell the house she's shocked to find that she has to live there for 3 months or forfeit the house.  In those 3 months Marnie finds that she actually does fit in quite well and might not want to leave to go back home to her family. 3.  The Thinnest Air-- When Meredith goes missing from her car one day it's like sh

Weekly Wrap- Up: The Week With All the Art

We had another great week!  We spent time with friends, went hiking, and even squeezed in a field trip.  Mostly our week was filled with art.  Alec has been coloring up a storm while listening to books on CD in his room and we tried out a few new projects together. We had plans to meet up with some friends and go hiking in the morning on Friday but I did have enough time to make some homemade strawberry jam and a few bacon, broccoli, and cheese quiches for dinner before we headed out.  We ended up hiking for an hour and a half.  It was beautiful out and it felt so good to be up and moving.  After hiking we dropped Ian off at work and the younger boys and I tackled an art project that Evan has been asking to do again.  Alec also listened to his book on Cd and colored in his room while waiting for the paint to dry between coats. Ian went to work on Saturday morning and the younger boys and I spent the day inside since it was pretty cool and clou