June 23, 2017

Book Review- The 50 Fridays Marriage Challenge

*Disclaimer: TMC/MPR was not paid for this post. Products are for review purposes only. Opinions are TMC’s & MPR’s only.                     I’ve discussed in the past how hard marriage can be. Actual functioning relationships that grow, stay out of stagnation and flourish are almost like jobs. You […]

Diary of Stage Mother’s Daugther by

Disclaimer: MPR was not paid for this post. Products received are for review purposes only. Opinions are MPR’s only. As a kid I watched the reruns of Little House on the Prairie almost every day. I loved reading the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder and I adored the series created by Michael Landon.  Melissa Francis, who played Cassandra […]

The Sunshine When She’s Gone & Giveaway!

 Fun Find– The Sunshine When She’s Gone by Thea Goodman is about the strength of marriage, its ability to bounce back, the deep love and sometimes inexplicable changes individuals and couples go through when they have a child. I enjoyed reading this book a lot though at times the narcissism of the two characters put me on […]

The Good Life for Less by Amy Allen Clark

Fun Find– I met Amy Allen Clark back in 2008 at the infamous Camp Baby.  I bent her ear and she told me that anytime I wanted to talk to her about blogging, spokesperson work, anything at all I could just give her a call.  I took her up on the offer a few months later […]

The Cursing Mommy’s Book of Days

  Fun Find–  Now available on audio The Cursing Mommy’s Book of Days by Ian Frazier and is read by Cynthia Nixon.  Up front let me just say, if you are not a ‘cursing mommy’ then this audio version of the book is probably not for you.  However, if you are the parent who lets their […]

Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead

  When we first meet main character Winn in Maggie Shipstead’s book, Seating Arrangements, he is lost in a tangle of thoughts about his pregnant daughter Daphne’s upcoming wedding.  He struggles with a lack of emotions and a need to keep things under cover in terms of his feelings throughout the entire novel until he ultimately gives […]