Review: The Geeky Chef Drinks by Cassandra Reeder


I love to cook.  It’s not just something I have to do because the kids demand to be fed, it’s something I do because I enjoy it.  There’s nothing more satisfying – for me – than creating a meal that not only fills the bellies of those that I love, but also makes them happy.  Food is love, right?

Well, man can’t live on carrots and roast beef alone.  Sometimes you want to be an adult.  Other times, you need to be a geeky adult.

Which is where this cookbook comes into play. Continue reading “Review: The Geeky Chef Drinks by Cassandra Reeder”

Review: A Crafter Knits a Clue by Holly Quinn


I fell in love with mysteries by accident.  A co-worker left a stack of paperbacks on my desk one morning and, among them, were two Alex Cross novels written by James Patterson.  I was hooked after that.

Then I discovered cozies and a whole new love was born.

There’s something about the small-town life you see in a cozy mystery that draws me in.  It fascinates me to think that you can live in this close knit group of people, grow up together and know everything about everyone and still be so in the dark about someone.  That’s probably the biggest draw for me when it comes to cozy mysteries. Continue reading “Review: A Crafter Knits a Clue by Holly Quinn”

Review: Build-A-Bowl by Nicki Sizemore


Bowls are an excellent and easy dinner – full of protein, carbs, veggies, and all the things you need to fuel your body properly.  Even better is that each family member can customize them to their own specifications.  I don’t know about you, but my family is picky.  One kid is a vegetarian, the other kid is lactose intolerant, and my husband has his own dietary needs.  As you can see, meal planning at my house can be tough.  That’s why this cookbook is such a great find. Continue reading “Review: Build-A-Bowl by Nicki Sizemore”