reading, book reviews

Book Review: “Make Something Good Today” Memoirs by Ben and Erin Napier

I was so excited to finally start this non-fiction memoir of Erin and Ben Napier! I had just finished the mammoth fourth book in the Outlander series and was looking for something short and sweet to read, and this surpassed all my expectations of that.

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Day 4: In Light of Looting…

In light of all the looting, rioting, and destruction going on in almost all towns across the nation right now, I wanted to take a moment to show some encouragement and support for my hometown of Valparaiso, Indiana. I know the local mall in the town next to us was looted and there were shootouts and even attempted arson. The Walmart in Valpo closed and barricaded its doors the other night. It's insane. I don't wan to get too far into the politics of it all, but I do not see how anyone can think destroying their hometown is going to fix anything. So, I wanted to highlight my favorite local hotspots in hopes that others will enjoy them and not destroy them.

Home Design, journal

Day 2: Fun with Floorplanner

I discovered a great, free, easy to use home design software and have been going crazy with it. You can check it out at http://www.floorplanner.com if you like. We are in the very earliest stages of building a new house. So early, in fact, they haven't even started digging yet, but you better believe I've… Continue reading Day 2: Fun with Floorplanner