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Five Great Non-Fiction Reads

Now that I have shared my Top Ten Fiction Reads from 2012, I want to tell you about some of the best Non-Fiction books I enjoyed last year too.  Sometimes finding compelling non-fiction can be difficult, but I came across … Continue reading

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Ten Favorite Fiction Reads from 2012

In 2012 I challenged myself to read One Hundred books.  I didn’t quite reach my goal, making it through only Eighty books in 2012.  Still, I am proud of myself for making time to read, which really means making time … Continue reading

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Spork – Fed: Vegan Cookbook Review, Recipe, {Giveaway}

I am not a vegetarian, but I don’t eat a lot of meat.  We often go weeks without any meat at our house and we don’t miss it at all.  Vegan meals are harder to come by at my house … Continue reading

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Favorite Children’s Books: Julia Donaldson

Do you know about the children’s book author Julia Donaldson?  I was recently introduced to her work when a dear friend overseas sent a thoughtful package of books our way – via royal air mail no less!  Upon reading her … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Cooking: Recipe + Giveaway

I love the concept behind Cornerstone Cooking by Nick Evans from the popular food blog Macheesmo!  Nick built this cookbook around the idea that leftovers can save us time and money and taste delicious too.  He created 8 cornerstone dishes, … Continue reading

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Girl Hunter: Book Review and Giveaway

In her latest book, Girl Hunter: Revolutionizing the Way We Eat, One Hunt at a Time, Georgia Pellegrini takes her passion for good food to its original source: the great outdoors.  Looking for a solution to the contamination and unethical … Continue reading

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Books About Spring

We’ve been fighting our way through sickness this past week, and we may still have a few more days of it.  I wouldn’t wish this nasty flu/cold bug on anyone, but I have caught a few glimpses of silver lining … Continue reading

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