2nd Quarter Reads Wrap Up

Hey, booworms! Before we get into books, I’d like to thank you all for your kind words and thoughts in regards to the passing of my mother in May. It is still very raw in my heart but I’m making progress in healing everyday, even on the bad days. I’ve been reading here and there….

Remembering Narha

For those who follow me across social media, you know that my mother passed away on May 5th. My daughter woke me up and told me her grandmother was laying across her(my daughter’s) bed unresponsive. I went in the room, saw Mom, called 911 and performed chest compressions for around 20 minutes until EMTs arrived…

First Quarter Reads Wrap Up

Hey,bookworms! How have your reading goals gone so far? I’m actually not dissatisfied with how many books I’ve read in the last 3 months. My mom has been in and out of the hospital several times since the year started πŸ˜’ which means LOTS of time visiting the hospital and sitting around waiting to talk…

Favorite Books of 2020

I set a reading goal of 35 books this year. Last year I was overly ambitious and tried to get in 100 books. Epic fail. So, this year I lightened my load and even though I didn’t hit my 35 book mark, I was only 6 books shy. It really wasn’t very hard to pick…

Moving In Silence

Those of you who follow me regularly probably noticed I’ve been avoiding talking too much personal stuff. The last few posts are book or food related. That was intentional because I was kind of sitting on a secret…I’M MOVING!!! I mean literally moving. After months of searching,my mom’s health issues and COVID 19, we finally…

November Wrap Up

Hey, bookworms! For those of you who saw my November TBR, let me just go ahead and apologize. I only wound up completing one of those books. The rest I either didn’t get because of the library or DNF’d(Villete by Charlotte Bronte). I got two reads in this month and it just hit me I…

4 Thanksgiving Day Recipes I Love

It’s Thanksgiving week and I am kind of excited. Shug will be 13 on Monday!!😬πŸ₯³Last year me, the kids, and my mom spent Thanksgiving at Red Lobster and then a trip to Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square,NYC. They have a holiday lane with GORGEOUSLY decorated Christmas trees of various themes. A real must see…

Mommy In Color Reads: November TBR

It’s NOVEMBER!! EEEEKKKK!!! In about 3 weeks my daughter will be 13!!!! Say what?! Yes, my baby is gonna be a teenager and I still can’t wrap my mind around that. I still remember every detail from the day she was born,down to the smells. Not only has her personality matured but her style and…

Mommy In Color Reads: October Wrap Up

I don’t know why with the year just about through, I’m slowing down with how many books I’m clearing every month. Last month, I only finished one book as well as the month before that. I’m going through some serious rwasing slumps. My current reads are VERY good, so that helps put the spark back…