Everything Outlander

  Outlander (published in the United Kingdom as Cross Stitch) is the first in a series of eight historical multi-genre novels by Diana Gabaldon. Published in 1991, it focuses on the Second World War–era nurse Claire Randall, who travels through time to 18th century Scotland and finds adventure and romance with the dashing Jamie Fraser.[1] A mix of several genres, the Outlander series has elements of historical fiction, romance, adventure and science fiction/fantasy.[1]Outlander won… Continue reading Everything Outlander

Bookworm’s Beach Reads: Updates & Reviews

In June, I posted about my summer beach read wish list here: Beach Books  – Summer 2013.  This year I had fantastic luck with getting some of those books from my library’s hold list – I think even the first person in line to get them! {Not everyone may get as excited as I do… Continue reading Bookworm’s Beach Reads: Updates & Reviews

Packing the Beach Bag for Toddlers & Babies

The dog days of August have hit us (or rainy days – it seems this summer!), and many families are making that last trek to the beach, lake, or pool before school begins.  We were fortunate to be able to travel this summer, and we completed a great road trip this summer with our toddler… Continue reading Packing the Beach Bag for Toddlers & Babies