Book Review: The Overdue Life of Amy Tyler

The Overdue Life of Amy Byler enchanted me from page one. This feisty heroine has her flaws, but is also throughly and authentically her own person throughout the book. I loved geeking out with her over books (and my goodness is her e-reader book choice library theory is genius and all schools need it), and [...]

How to Contact Your Representatives to Enact Change

This morning I walked though the shady streets of our beautiful downtown, felt the breeze in my hair, and walked through a beautiful courtyard and into an imposing government building. Today I sat in a senator's office and used my voice to ask for change. I overcame my deep fear of confrontation to stand before [...]

Book Review: The Power

The Power is an insightful journey into an alternate reality, a dystopian adventure full of suspense and intrigue. Each character is carefully and artfully crafted, so throughly developed they feel frighteningly real. Each viewpoint offers a fresh perspective, providing an insight into that character and how they fit against a new world order. The plot [...]

Why You Should Visit Dollywood’s Festival of Nations 2019

Dollywood's Festival of Nations is out of this world this year!  Ha, excuse my terrible puns! It'll be worth enduring for the awesome coupon code for Dollywood tickets at the end of this post!But really, it's fantastic. The food passport is phenomenal, the shows are incredible, and did I mention the food?Beyond the general glory of [...]

DIY Desk Makeover

I am in love.I didn't plan it. I didn't expect it. It just came out of nowhere, and now I'm all googly-eyed and practically drooling over this new love of mine.I locked eyes across a dusty room. My love wasn't all dressed up; actually, more worn and dirty than I'd ever anticipated for myself. But [...]