Non-fiction

There Is No Planet B

There Is No Planet B

Earth Day. As millions of people across the globe take pause and celebrate this planet we call home, let’s take the time to reflect on what we can do to make our planet a better place to live, not just today, but for future generations. Now, more than ever, the[…]

by × April 19, 2017 ×

Gathering for a Feast: Holiday Entertaining

Gathering for a Feast: Holiday Entertaining

Gathering for a Feast: Holiday Entertaining Can you feel it in the air? The end of fall is near and the start of the holiday season is quickly approaching. The holiday season means many things to many people. For some it’s a time to reflect and express gratitude, for others,[…]

by × November 16, 2016 ×

Fabulous Fall Photography:  Leaf Peeping Tips & Destinations

Fabulous Fall Photography: Leaf Peeping Tips & Destinations

Autumn, the most magical of times for outdoor photography. Location, they say, is everything…yet sometimes you can capture the most perfect image just outside your front door when the light hits just right. And it’s not just foliage that makes fall photography so special. Use water as a source of[…]

by × September 21, 2016 ×

Spark Your Wanderlust with these Travelogues!

Spark Your Wanderlust with these Travelogues!

It’s the time of year when the days get a little longer, the weather a little nicer, and the urge to break out of your usual routine takes hold. Many people experience serious wanderlust. Whether you dream of visiting a foreign land, going on an adventure trek, or even exploring[…]

by × May 19, 2016 ×

Gardening Books for Fun and Profit

Gardening Books for Fun and Profit

Gardening seems to have been around since 10,000 BC.  That’s when historians believe people first started to enclose outdoor spaces to keep out animals and marauders.  Today we may only have to enclose our gardens from pets and the mail man but we are still gardening.  I remember when I[…]

by × March 14, 2016 ×

The Best Books for New College Grads

The Best Books for New College Grads

There’s been a lot of hoopla around here about “back to school” but not every college student is new to campus. Just as the new freshmen arrive yearly there’s a whole new batch of graduates ready terrified to face the work force. As fellow bookworms, we think the answer is[…]

by × September 8, 2015 ×

Inspiring Quotes from Entrepreneur and Author Seth Godin

Inspiring Quotes from Entrepreneur and Author Seth Godin

This month’s theme on the blog is business, so I wanted to start the month off with a bunch of quotes from one of my favorite entrepreneurial authors, Seth Godin. Previously on the blog I’ve mentioned Seth Godin, as a visionary who is able to explain the way the world[…]

by × September 4, 2015 ×

Two Fun Craft Books for DIY Decorating on a Budget

Two Fun Craft Books for DIY Decorating on a Budget

On Monday I shared with you two budget-friendly books that will inspire you to make your home a work of modern art, whether it’s a tiny dorm or a McMansion. This week I have two more fantastic decorating books, this time focused entirely on easy decorating projects you can make[…]

by × August 21, 2015 ×

One of the funky apartments from Pad: The Guide to Ultra-Living

Funky Dorm Style Decor: Two Hip Decorating Books for Small Budgets

Today I want to talk about two books that I think of as “dorm style” decorating books. These aren’t books marketed specifically towards students, rather they were the two books I found most helpful to decorating when I lived in a dorm. Most importantly, they are great books for people[…]

by × August 17, 2015 ×