Review: Diary of a Mad Fat Girl

diary of a mad fat girl

There are about 10 billion things I need to do before the weekend begins for me. (You too?) Among them, share a review of Diary of a Mad Fat Girl by Stephanie McAfee. This is the latest selection of the BlogHer Book Club and it comes with an interesting back story: Stephanie McAfee originally self-published…

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Review: The Rules of Inheritance


Another book review for you today. This time, it’s The Rules of Inheritance by Claire Bidwell Smith — another one through the BlogHer Book Club program. But before I get to the book, I wanted to let you know that there is a delicious cookie recipe coming up tomorrow. It’s peanut buttery and chocolatey and…

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Review: Barilla® Whole Grain Pasta


Pasta has been my faithful friend for many a last-minute-dinner preparation. It’s comfort food. It’s easy food. It’s something the whole family loves. Until recently, we stuck to the semolina variety. Whole wheat pasta has never been something we loved. In fact, just the thought conjures up mouth memories of pasta that tasted a lot…

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Book Review: The Weird Sisters

weird sisters

With the weekend looming (perhaps that’s too ominous … it’s a happy thing), I am already thinking about what book I will dive into. This year, I’ve been reading a steady flow of fiction and nonfiction books, including a number of books through the BlogHer Book Club. My latest one? The Weird Sisters by Eleanor…

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Reading: Jeffrey Zaslow’s’ The Magic Room


Reading is one of my favorite activities when I want to relax (don’t we all need a little relaxation sometimes?). There’s nothing like curling up with a good book and a delicious snack to really make a weekend afternoon special. Oh, and my favorite fuzzy green blanket. It’s so comfy. Recently, I read Jeffrey Zaslow’s’ The…

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