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Mama and Nuni's matching Kindles

Kids Reading with Kindles

I am a reader.  Let me rephrase that – I am an avid reader.   I read 52 books last year,which added up to almost 19,000 pages.  I LOVE to read. I am a reader because I grew up in a house …
Book Reviews

What I’m Reading – February 2015

This month was  less prolific than last – in part because I have taken up knitting, which lends itself to TV-watching more than reading, sadly, but which is a marvelous stress reducer (until you have to frog the last 10 rows you …
Reading Recommendations January 2015

What I’m Reading: January 2015

It’s no secret that I’m a big bookworm.  I was shocked to read recently that almost three quarters of Americans read fewer than ten books last year, and almost a quarter read NO BOOKS AT ALL.  I read fifty-two.  Since my friends …
How to get your home life in order

Book Review: The Secrets of Happy Families

It’s January, and I can’t be the only person looking for inspiration.  Winter is magical in the Christmas season, with lights and sugar and warming cocktails and family gatherings and presents!  And then you hit January 6th (the 12th day of Christmas, …
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