Summer Vacation

Yes! It's our first day of summer vacation! Surprisingly enough, our house is already bustling with activity, and it's only 9:00! 🙂 I've got one daughter out in the kitchen, already hard at work making delicious things for us...she could hardly wait until vacation... 😉 Then there's another one trying to finish her yearbook spreads… Continue reading Summer Vacation


Fiction Friday

I saw this on another blog and thought it was a neat idea...if you are looking for recommendations of fiction, the shortlist selection up for the INSPY award is a great place to start! (and then again--who has time to read, when the weather is so gorgeous outside, right?! My outdoor projects are calling to… Continue reading Fiction Friday


Book Review & Tour – Chasing the Wind

    The Story: A beautiful, half-Indian girl raised by the Californios finds her fate intertwined with an American frontiersman haunted by his past in 1850 California. As California comes to statehood amidst the madness of the gold rush, Isabella Vasquez must wed a buckskin-clad American who wins her in a card game. Though their… Continue reading Book Review & Tour – Chasing the Wind