Tag Archives: books

HardCore Summer Reading Suggestions

Nothing against romance novels and more traditional beach reads, but I like to use my downtime to get deep and dirty into books that take me aback and encourage me to evolve without mindfulness and meditation. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Hey, Parents: You’re Doing A Great Job! {giveaway}

  There are days, lots of them, that parents need to hear “You’re doing a great job!” There are the days we snap at our children and make them cry (when we are really snapping at ourselves). There are the … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Vintage Gene Autry

A few days ago I spied some books left on the outside ledge at Whole Foods. I liked the colorful cover, but I have no knowledge of Gene Autry and I didn’t have time to flip open the cover. Still, … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Men of the Mounted

Seen in the window of Chameleon Antiques. My poorly stifled giggles are further proof that I have the mind of a 14-year old boy.

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Women’s History X

Congratulations, Stephanie! You (or the recipient of your shout out) will receive a copy of Rad American Women! A friend (Thanks, Amy!) recently posted a link to this post on Dangerous Minds about an ABC book called Rad American Women A-Z: … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Escaping with Books

Did you know that we are living in the most peaceful time of human history? Doesn’t feel like it, does it? What with the television and radio and Facebook and Twitter and Reddit and emails and headlines about Syria and … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Books To Have and Hold

One of my favorite things is happening upon my children reading — or just looking at — books. Just as I was, my children are very lucky in that they are surrounded by books of all types. We have beautiful … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: The Stacks

I love bookstores. New bookstores are great, but I truly love used bookstores. Slowly dragging a finger down a slightly askew stack of classics mixed with tawdry romances is my idea of living large. A couple of days ago we … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: Temporary Tattoo Edition

Time to clear out some items that I’ve kept around because “I love it and I might just need it someday and it’s too good to throw out or recycle and I might just need it someday.” Or, in other … Continue reading

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Catch February’s Art Exhibit at the Montclair Public Library

Libraries would be divine even if all they did was house books for posterity. But then they also let us take those books (and DVDs and audio books) home, use them for FREE, and then bring them back so we … Continue reading

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