Book Review: What You Wish For

Author Katherine Center grabbed my attention with Things You Save in a Fire. She has a knack for thoroughly developed characters, and her latest novel is no exception. Both the characters and the world they inhabit are impeccably crafted. Maybe too well, as it sent me virtually house hunting in Galveston! It may or may [...]

The Elephant’s Girl Book Review

The Elephant's Girl by Celesta Rimington has swept me off of my feet. I read the full novel within twenty-four hours of reading the first word. It is magical and wonderful and quite definitely in the top five books I've read this year. Yes, technically it's target audience is middle grade, but I can guarantee you [...]

Simple, Everyday Avocado Toast Recipe

Y'all, I am obsessed with avocado toast. I cannot get enough of it. It is now my everyday breakfast choice. But at first it was a bit time intensive, as I worked out the right simple recipe that can work on school mornings as well as weekends. I like simple flavors in the morning, so [...]

Onward Movie Review

With Onward, Pixar once again finds a way to make us cry in public (thankfully movie theaters are dark!). Their latest movie is a laugh filled adventure with that classic Pixar deeper message tucked inside. This gorgeous animated film is the story of two brothers and their quest to use the dying art of magic to bring their [...]

Frozen 2: Bluray Release Review

I'm an old school Disney nerd, and so I wanted the disc of Frozen II. I even waited two entire extra weeks to get it. But then...where to get it from? Disney Movie Club, Target, Walmart, they all have their own exclusive. So which one is the best one? Options Disney Movie Club requires a membership (which [...]