Queen of the Road

    Queen of the Road: The True Tale of 47 States, 22,000 Miles, 200 Shoes, 2 Cats, 1 Poodle, a Husband, and a Bus with a Will of Its Own**** by Doreen Orion I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.     “A pampered Long Island princess…

Winter World

  Winter World **** by Bernd Heinrich I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. The weather outside is frightful . . . while we thankfully have not had as much snow as the Northeast, it’s been colder than normal here in the sunny South. Snowbound, I had the perfect excuse to stay…

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love****.* by Larry Levin I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. This week’s letter assignment is O in Mrs. Matlock’s class, so I’m sharing Oogy’s story for Alphabe-Thursday~ “In 2002, Larry Levin and his twin sons, Dan and Noah, took their terminally ill…

Feather Your Nest

  Feather Your Nest **** by Mary Carol Garrity I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. Since this week’s letter assignment is N in Mrs. Matlock’s class, I’m Feathering My Nest for Alphabe-Thursday  and joining French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday~ “Home decorating guru Mary Carol Garrity compares her techniques for…

How the Tables have Turned

    I’m joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday~   It’s been a whirlwind of a year. I thought I would recap my most viewed and favorite tables. I was surprised to realize in looking back, I had “played with dishes”  42 weeks this past year :-) I’ll recap the top…

Morsels, Meals & Memorable Books

     This week’s letter assignment is M in Mrs. Matlock’s class, so I’m sharing my meals, morsels & memorable books from this past year for Alphabe-Thursday~ I’m approaching my one year blogiversary which is hard for me to believe until I look at my number of posts :-) Before I embarked on my blogging journey, I had been visiting &…

Christmas with Tucker

  Christmas with Tucker **** by Greg Kincaid I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.   “It is the winter of 1962, and Kansas is hit with one of the worst blizzards in its history. It is during this cruel season that twelve-year-old George is…

O Christmas Tree

Nell Hill’s O Christmas Tree ****.* by Mary Carol Garrity I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “Mary Carol Garrity and her home furnishing emporium Nell Hill’s have become synonymous with delivering creative and stylish advice on all facets of home decorating and entertaining. Inside…

Nell Hill’s Christmas at Home

  Nell Hill’s Christmas at Home ****.* by Mary Carol Garrity I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word~ “The town of Atchison, Kansas, is never busier than at Christmastime. It is during this season that the acclaimed Nell Hill’s home decorating emporium is transformed into…

A Redbird Christmas

    A Redbird Christmas ****.* by Fannie Flagg     I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.   My love of books is no secret~ factor in birds in a Christmas setting and this is a recipe for happy holiday reading. For me, a bird book in the hand, is worth a few…