Book B*tches: The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell

Happy Thursday! Yesterday was my favorite day of the entire month….Book B*tches night! My friend, Erica, hosted and treated us to a Cotswolds Easter feast. Of course none of us thought to take a picture of the beautiful spread. The photo below was taken at the end of the evening when half of our crew […]

Annual Cookie Swap and ALL THE PARTIES

Casey and I have been hosting this cookie swap for so long that I’ve lost count. 10th? Covid caused us to cancel one year. Other than that, we never miss. It’s always a delightful afternoon with friends, wine and sweets. It’s the easiest party to host, too, because the guests do most of the leg […]

Book B*tches: The Covenant of Water

My last book club selection is a doozy! We actually had to push back our monthly get together because this book is SO long (733 pages), but it’s totally worth the investment of your time. I’m talking about The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese. Yes, the same brilliant mind who brought us Cutting for […]

Book Club and the Porch of my Dreams

It’s been a long time coming, but our back porch renovation is 99% done. All that’s left is for the television to be hung above the fireplace. However, that didn’t stop me from hosting book club on the new porch last night! We had a smaller than usual group, which worked perfectly with my new […]

Book Review: Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty

It’s been a minute since I’ve read a Liane Moriarty novel. Apples Never Fall was the perfect book to dive back into the brilliant writing of Moriarty. This was actually a book club selection, which made for a delicious fall menu. I bet you can guess what food was heavily featured! Here’s what Amazon says: […]

October Book B*tches

My favorite night of the month took place last week…our monthly Book B*tches meeting! My dear friend hosted us in her gorgeous home and treated us to a night of comfort food and fellowship that is SO good for the soul. Our book this month was Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers. I’ve said this before, […]