Best 6 Books in the Past 6 Months (1)

Favorite 6 Books Read in the Last 6 Months

Each year I set a goal to read 50 books. I reached 32 this week. So I’m ahead of my goal and have most of the summer to go still. I thought I’d share my top 6 books of the last 6 months. Looking for a summer read? Check out my my list. Please note this post contains affiliate links. See disclosure policy for details.   My 6 Favorites Reads in the Last 6 Months 1. The Last Telegram by Liz Trenow I love stories set during World War II. This story goes back and forth between 1940s and modern Read More

Best 6 Books in the Past 6 Months (1)

Disneyland, I Miss You Already

My family spent last week at the Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland. It’s been several years since we made the trek south. The drive takes a minimum of 6 hours from our home, but can take much longer depending on the dreaded L.A. traffic. After three magical days, we came home.  Leaving the park is always bittersweet. Now I am going through Disneyland withdrawals.     I know people have varying feelings towards all that is Disney. I saw people on this trip who have way more dedication to the brand than I do. I’m talking full sleeve tattoos of Disney Read More

Best 6 Books in the Past 6 Months (1)

Happy Father’s Day and Thanks Dad

Years ago, when I was in high school, I was asked to write an essay about someone who was a major influence on me. Someone I looked up to. I worked hard on the assignment. My essay was chosen to be read that year at the senior banquet. I believe I won a small scholarship too. The essay was about my dad. It’s been more than 25 years since I wrote that essay and I can still remember some of the points I made. That’s probably because my dad’s influence was so big and so important that I still feel Read More

Best 6 Books in the Past 6 Months (1)

My Summer Bucket List

In February, I created a springtime bucket list. Since summer is just around the corner, I thought I’d review what I actually accomplished on my spring list and then create a new list for the summer. You can see my spring list here. I feel fairly good about it.   Spring Bucket List Review Plant a garden It hasn’t happened. I keep thinking I need to get some tomato plants in. I still have time. At least, that’s what I keep telling myself. Go to Disneyland I booked the trip and it will take place in June. So technically, it Read More