Nicholas Sparks “Dreamland” – Final Review

I had to keep telling myself, “This isn’t real life. This isn’t real life. This isn’t real life!” But what I really mean is this isn’t MY life. I haven’t heard many stories where love happens like it does in Dreamland and I guess that’s OK because it’s a made-up story. I’ll just be totallyContinue reading “Nicholas Sparks “Dreamland” – Final Review”

Dreamland – The first Nicholas Sparks book I’ve ever read

I don’t know why but I feel a little embarrassed that I haven’t read a Nicholas Sparks book in the past. He’s got enough for me to choose from, that’s for sure. Twenty-three New York Times best sellers and eleven books turned into movies. And you’d think I would’ve read The Notebook because it’s historicallyContinue reading “Dreamland – The first Nicholas Sparks book I’ve ever read”

Marriage worship

How many of you have watched romantic comedies where all the problems are solved when the man and woman finally become a couple? It’s the plot of a few of my favorite movies (Hitch, The Notebook, Serendipity) and EVERY Hallmark movie. There’s the main character who is dating someone who is clearly the opposite ofContinue reading “Marriage worship”

Peanut Butter Toast Crunch is back!

I searched and searched but couldn’t find it anywhere. It became a treasure hunt. A pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. A needle in a haystack. A million to one. Extinct. I knew it was too good to be true. All confirmed when I got a reply email from General Mills thatContinue reading “Peanut Butter Toast Crunch is back!”

The Needle Test

A few months ago I participated in an activity known as “the needle test.” If you are unfamiliar, ask a female and they’ll tell you it’s about finding out the gender order of children you’ll have. Some swear by this method of revelation, others are more sceptical. Whether it’s reliable or not  I can’t say,Continue reading “The Needle Test”