Book Review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

(at the end of this post there are two Book Review templates for you and your kids now that we will be spending more times indoors) Summary: I got this book at a quilter club I belonged to. It caught my attention as they were raving about it so I immediately ordered the book and was anticipating reading it.  When I started reading I quickly … Continue reading Book Review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Summary: The book summarizes Michelle Obama’s life, from her childhood in Chicago South Side through her journey to the White House.  It is narrated by her, and making emphasizes her perspective, feelings, lessons learned, and opinions. It is an autobiography and as such we are witnessing her life as she narrates it to us. Her extraordinary journey is told with a modest voice that is … Continue reading Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Mari’s Book Review – The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

I picked this book from my dad’s library in one of my visits to Panama. Actually, I picked book number 3 without knowing it is a 4-book series and started reading it. Soon enough I realized that I needed to stop and get books 1 and 2 immediately. I remember I was on a weekend getaway in Austin with my family and insisted I needed … Continue reading Mari’s Book Review – The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

7 Tips for making a bedtime routine that works for you…

With years of trying to perfect multitasking (and never really accomplishing), I have come to the conclusion that following a routine makes it easier for me to accomplish all that is needed to be done. I have a morning routine, a working routine, an afternoon routine, and a bedtime routine.  I have already shared with you morning routine tips and now want to share tips … Continue reading 7 Tips for making a bedtime routine that works for you…

First Book Review of 2020!

“The Bookshop of Yesterdays” was an incredible read. It was funny, dramatic, sad, insightful, hopeful, romantic, and for the avid reader, an adventure through books and their meaning in our lives. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to have an adventure of self-discovery, forgiveness, resolve, courage and love. ♥♥♥♥ Four hearts out of five! Additional info as found in Goodreads Book: The Bookshop of … Continue reading First Book Review of 2020!