Year of Wonders | February Book Club

year of wonders

So last month, I shared how I set up a book club, the books we've read thus far....  and the fact I had slacked in the actual READING of the books the last few months.  I also shared my commitment to reading EVERY book going forward, including last month's book, The Prayer Box.... I DID in fact finish this book AFTER our Book Club met last month.  So here's my quick review:  this book had somewhat of a slow and difficult start for me.  It didn't draw me in immediately.  The main character … [Read more...]

How to Set Up a Book Club

monkey bars

Last April I started a book club....  even though I am NOT by nature a reader.  I am however someone who loves to cook...  and eat.... and most importantly, spend time with my girlfriends.  So an excuse to get us together each month?  YES! In April, we read Redeeming Love = BEST BOOK EVAH!  Seriously, could not put this down. May was too hectic to get everyone together. Anyone with school-aged kids can attest... May is CRAZY month! We couldn't get together in June since a lot of us were … [Read more...]

Book Club and Shauna Niequist’s Blueberry Crisp

blueberry crisp golden

A few months back, I started a Book Club.  I am a HORRIBLE reader...  as in NEVER read.  So I thought this would be a great way to get GirlFriends together AND get myself to read.  It's worked!  I'm now READING!!!! For our August meeting we were to read, Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist.  It was a great summer read full of heart-warming stories.  I can't wait to read more of Shauna's books. For the meeting, I thought it would be fun to make a few of the recipes from the book.  I … [Read more...]