52 Reads | Matched by Ally Condie

Matched by Ally Condie After all of the heavy reading over the past few weeks, I picked up some more YA dystopian fiction. You’re welcome. This one has the typical love triangle angst but the situational elements to it make it interesting rather than annoying. Here is an excerpt from the book description For Cassia, nothing is left to chance–not… Read More

52 Reads | Kisses From Katie

Kisses From Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption – by Katie J. Davis. Here’s a warning: this book will mess you up. Seriously. I mean, I’ve been reading Katie’s blog for years so I went into the book thinking I knew what to expect. I was familiar with her ministry, her writing style, her ability to make me… Read More

REVIEW: Money Saving Mom's Budget

I know that I’ve talked frequently here about my love of moneysavingmom.com. Transitioning to staying at home with Scarlette to care for her medical needs meant we were going to be pretty tight. When I first found Crystal’s website, I sat for hours reading up on all her budgeting advice. Her story is incredibly inspirational and she has so many… Read More

52 Reads | The Hunger Games Trilogy

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins – I was hesitant about this one because it didn’t really fit into the genre of books I typically read for pleasure. You know, like Amish literature.  I tend to stay away from anything remotely science fiction. I’ve read exactly one Harry Potter book. Don’t hate me.  But so many of you recommended The… Read More