The Blogger Recognition Award

I don't normally do tags or awards, but I quite liked this one, especially since I think it might also be a good way to celebrate this blog's existence for the past 11 years this month. So, a huge thank you to My Bookish Bliss! She reads quite a wide range of books so there's … Continue reading The Blogger Recognition Award

The Bloggers I Love: Moms Edition

Over the past two weeks, I've been sharing some of the bloggers I adore. First I talked about the absolutely beautiful and authentic souls I've had the great honor to "meet" here. Then I shared some writers/authors and book reviewers I enjoy every chance I get. Now it's time for me to share some of … Continue reading The Bloggers I Love: Moms Edition

The Bloggers I Love: Writers and Book Reviewers Edition

Last week I shared the blogs of four amazing ladies I absolutely adore for their authenticity. This week I'm returning to my roots as a lifelong reader and writer with some readers and writers I enjoy. Writers and Authors Jennifer M. Zeiger - I adore this lady. She writes choose your own adventure stories and … Continue reading The Bloggers I Love: Writers and Book Reviewers Edition

The Bloggers I Love: Beautiful, Authentic Souls Edition

While compiling the stories, writing related posts, and book reviews I had enjoyed each week, I noticed that, as much as I tried to share a post from different bloggers each week, there were still some that made the list almost every week, so I'd like to share why I adore them. There are also … Continue reading The Bloggers I Love: Beautiful, Authentic Souls Edition

Stories and Writing Related Posts I’ve Enjoyed from the Blogging Community #6

Stories I've Enjoyed An ode to student loan debt by Tiny Woman Tall World - not a story, but poem, and I can't figure out whether I should laugh or cry As Long as I'm Human - Short Story by Nopoodles Writing Challenge by Author Chris Brown Downsized - A Short Story on Write Side … Continue reading Stories and Writing Related Posts I’ve Enjoyed from the Blogging Community #6

Stories and Writing Related Posts I’ve Enjoyed from the Blogging Community #5

Happy Publication Day to (deep breath) Beside Herself by Elizabeth LaBan, The Poison Garden by A. J. Banner, and The God Queen by M. L. Tishner! Wow, today is popular. The first two feel like different approaches to dealing with a cheating husband while the third has reincarnated gods, magic, space travel between worlds, and … Continue reading Stories and Writing Related Posts I’ve Enjoyed from the Blogging Community #5

Stories and Writing Related Posts I’ve Enjoyed from the Blogging Community #4

Happy Publication Day to The Throne of the Five Winds by S. C. Emmett! Check out my review here, and another great review over at the Witty and Sarcastic Bookclub. Stories I've Enjoyed Would I Recommend Being a Stay-at-Home-Mom? No. Maybe. Sort of... from Geek Mamas Mom Life by Autumn Rain Inktober Calendar by Author … Continue reading Stories and Writing Related Posts I’ve Enjoyed from the Blogging Community #4

Stories and Writing Related Posts I’ve Enjoyed from the Blogging Community #3

Hmm... Either I haven't read as many posts as I felt like I did or the writers I follow were too busy to post a lot last week. Or maybe I just need to find new writers. I also try to find people who have any kind of story to tell, but last week was … Continue reading Stories and Writing Related Posts I’ve Enjoyed from the Blogging Community #3

The Lily Cafe Digest, No. 3

This year, I’m doing a 6+1 blogging schedule of 6 weeks blogging followed by a one week break. Since it’s time for another Digest, it’s also time for another blogging break. Enjoy, and thank you so much for following! A Look Back Reader I'm experiencing a bit of a blogging shift. I've always been a … Continue reading The Lily Cafe Digest, No. 3