Year: 2016

Book Reviews

Book Review: Rain by India R. Adams

Dear Bookworms, This weeks book review is author requested. I was provided with a free copy in exchange for an honest review. Rose is a small town girl who gave up dreams of college and her own life to stay home to take care of her younger siblings and ailing mother. Her small town has […]

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Charlotte
Holidays
KIDS/MomLife
Travel
Travel USA
VisitNC

Christmas lights! from NASCAR’s Charlotte Speedway to Christmas Town USA.

One of our (many) holiday traditions is to visit Christmas shows, tree lightings, and of course Christmas light shows around our area. Fortunately for us, we don’t have to travel far to experience the best Christmas light shows in the Carolinas. The two places we visited this year were, not only breathtaking, but full of […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Helix: Episode 1 by Nathan Farrugia

Dear Bookworms,  This weeks review is author requested. I was given a free copy in exchange for an honest review.  A seemingly ordinary girl growing up in post-Soviet Russia, Olesya is recruited by a top secret government agency of The Fifth Column. Whisked away and cut off from her family, Olesya trains and studies with […]

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GEEK
Holidays

Cocos Christmas Edition: Top 10 Christmas Movies

My love of all things Christmas is pretty well documented, so it would only be natural for me to share my top 10 Christmas movies with you all. Bound to fill you up with Christmas cheer, make you laugh, make you cry, or simply sigh with nostalgia, my 10 picks are a must-watch each year […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Serenity by India R. Adams

Dear Bookworms,  This weeks book is an author requested review. I was provided a free copy in exchange for an honest review. I previously reviewed, and really enjoyed the book My Wolf and Me by India R. Adams, and was pretty stoked when she reached out via Good Reads to read a couple of her […]

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Holidays
KIDS/MomLife
Travel
Travel USA

The Lighting of the Tree; An American Town Tradition

If you pay close attention, your city (or town) will have a Christmas Tree displayed for the public. Usually located in a central place, easily accessible, and highly transited. If your city is large, they may have several Christmas Trees around town. These special trees are no ordinary trees.  hey must be gigantic and splendid […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica

Dear Bookworms, This weeks book review is another (yes another) book by Mary Kubica. I devoured her other two books, Don’t You Cry & The Good Girl and have been itching to read Pretty Baby ever since.  Heidi Wood is a bleeding heart known by her family and friends for her tireless work at her […]

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BEER/Friends/Fun
GEEK

Game night fun! -Grown up edition

You all know we LOVE to spend time with the kiddos and we often have family game nights or family movie nights, which are great…but from time to time, we, the adults, need our own “adult-time” with our friends. I typed adult-time in quotations because, when we get together we don’t really act like adults… […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review: The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith

Dear Bookworms,  Honestly, I’m not sure many books have tugged at my heartstrings in the way this one has. It was deep, profound, and utterly heart wrenching. At 14 years old, Eden was raped by her older brothers best friend. Kevin had been a fixture in her family’s life for years, a second brother to […]

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GEEK

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Mia and I have been anxiously awaiting the release of this movie for months. So it should come as no big surprise that we bought tickets online weeks in advance and saw the movie opening night. And it should also come as no big surprise that we have to dedicate a post to discussing the […]

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