Plate Update: Hedgehogs, Nettles, and Orphans

*waves to August* *gawks in surprise that it’s really gone* August was full of celebrations and work and sweet family moments. Here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Wires and Nerve (four stars) The Tail of Emily Windsnap (three stars) The More the Merrier (three stars) Ember Falls (five stars) … More Plate Update: Hedgehogs, Nettles, and Orphans

Plate Update: Genetics, the Library, and Thunderstorms

July is a very hard month to sum up because it was so FULL. So I’m probably forgetting something. 😉 Anyway, last month’s plate was full of I-am-editing-oh-wow snacks and now-I’m-at-the-convention-for-two-days snacks. 😉 Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Sweet on You (three stars) Wonder (five stars ❤ … More Plate Update: Genetics, the Library, and Thunderstorms

Plate Update: Chocolate, Thunderbirds, and New Release

If you’re new here (HI!!!!!), I should probably explain what in the world this recurring series is. 😉 Three years ago (today), I posted about how full my “plate” was, complete with a hilariously bad picture of me with a literal plate. Since then, I’ve been using the title “Plate Update” for a monthly check-in … More Plate Update: Chocolate, Thunderbirds, and New Release

Plate Update: Rereads, Strawberries, and Drafts

So, if April showers bring May flowers, then what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims, of course. (That’s my favorite joke. I just had to share it. Also, if you’re into that sort of thing, Happy Star Wars Day!) Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Word of Mouse (three stars) … More Plate Update: Rereads, Strawberries, and Drafts

Plate Update: New Books, Nanaimo Bars, and Progress

March is over, spring has sprung, Christ is risen, and… hello. 😉 Here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Three Little Words (four stars) Summerlost (four stars) Kindred Souls (five stars) Dead Drop (aloud to siblings, five stars) The Little Prince (five stars) Wings of a Dream (five stars, again) … More Plate Update: New Books, Nanaimo Bars, and Progress

Plate Update: Bookstores, Accents, and Five Chapters

February seemed like a very long month this time around, and it’s not even a leap year. 😉 (Also, can we talk about how weirdly it’s spelled?) My plate wasn’t super varied, but it was quite FULL! Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Slug Days (four stars) Muppet Sherlock Holmes … More Plate Update: Bookstores, Accents, and Five Chapters

Plate Update: Merry-go-rounds, Libraries, and New Projects

January was a month full of beginnings of new things and visits with family and friends. It was quite full. 😉 This past month’s full plate was actually a bowl of ice cream because of all the birthdays. 😉 Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Grace and the Preacher … More Plate Update: Merry-go-rounds, Libraries, and New Projects

Plate Update: Pumpkins, Bows, and Christmas Coming

Thank you, Lord, for November. It truly was a beautiful month. This month’s full plate was stacked high with Thanksgiving food! I even made extra-special-but-not-so-traditional cheesecake for part of our celebration. So yummy. 😉 Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. 😉 Read for review: Suit and Suitability (four stars) Christmas Eve at … More Plate Update: Pumpkins, Bows, and Christmas Coming