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The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes

The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes

Like I said last week I was on a roll reading books in March.  One of the books I blew through was the book for the PB Fingers March book club. Overview In 1977, pregnant Genevieve Russell disappeared. Twenty years later, her remains are discovered and Timothy Gleason is charged with murder. But there is … Continue reading

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

I am on a roll with reading lately and it feels good. In 2 weeks I have blown through 2 books. Maybe that explains my lack of blogging?? With all the hype of the movie release of The Hunger Games I decided to pick it up and get reading. It had been sitting on my book … Continue reading

The Paris Wife

The Paris Wife

I am participating in the PBFingers February Book Club where we read The Paris Wife. Description (from online) A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley. Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a … Continue reading

Weekly Goals 2.20.12

Weekly Goals 2.20.12

Ah, I am a little behind on this post as it is now Tuesday! Sorry if these posts seem a little stale but setting weekly goals has really been helping me. I feel focused and most of the time I feel like I am really making some progress. So let’s review last week… Goals from … Continue reading

Weekly Goals 2.13.12

Weekly Goals 2.13.12

It’s that time again, time to set some goals for the week. I did horribly last week so I am really ready for a fresh start this week. Let’s review last week… Goals for week of 2.6.12 Health/Fitness: 1. Eat more veggies! Have at least one serving in lunch and dinner! I started off doing … Continue reading

Sunday Stuff

Sunday Stuff

I have been away from the blog for the past few days and I have missed it! Over the weekend I traveled up to Reading, Pa. to be with my mom and her siblings as they remembered the one year anniversary of their dad, my Pop-pop’s, passing. Although it was a sad weekend, it was … Continue reading

Heart of the Matter

Heart of the Matter

Last Thursday night I dove into Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin and finished by Sunday evening. I have read all of her previous books and enjoyed them all. I even just recently watched Something Borrowed which was her first book turned into a movie. HotM had been sitting on my shelf for quite some time so … Continue reading

Weekly Goals 2.6.12

Weekly Goals 2.6.12

Once again, another week has passed. I have been really tired today and almost didn’t write this post, but setting goals over the past 2 weeks (thanks to Money Saving Mom) has been really helpful so I want to continue it. But first let’s review last week… Goals for week of 1.30.12: Health/Fitness: 1. Workout … Continue reading

Five for Friday (late edition)

Five for Friday (late edition)

1. We just watched The Ides of March. Not the best. It was pretty slow and boring at times. On IMDb I would give it 7 out of 10 stars. Hubby watched another Ryan Gosling movie earlier, Drive, and said it was much better but surprisingly gory. I didn’t really want to see it so … Continue reading

The Night Circus

The Night Circus

For the past few weeks I have been reading The Night Circus as a part of the PB Fingers January Book Club (which will be discussed on Julie’s blog on Feb. 1). This was such a complex book that I don’t even know where to start. I think I will start with some basic questions first. … Continue reading