Archives for July 2011

A Colorful Getaway

We just returned from a long weekend in Vermont and scrolling through my photos, I noticed a theme: colors.  Here are a few of my favorites: I’m such a sucker for all things vintage.  I collect mid-century typewriters, rotary phones, and school-themed goodies (globes, lockers, wall maps, crayon boxes, and more).  While I loved these phones […]

Review: Then Came You by Jennifer Weiner

Title: Then Came You Author: Jennifer Weiner Genre/Pages: Fiction/352 Publisher: Atria Publishing Release Date: July 12, 2011 Rating: 3 Bookmarks Source: Engelman & Co. PR Natalie’s One-Sentence Synopsis: Four women are bound together by decisions they make about parenting, family, and motherhood and each have a voice in Jennifer Weiner’s latest novel. In the last […]

Sold! Clever Book Adverts

Excessive advertisements in magazines have long been one of my (few) pet peeves.  Fatigued by page upon page of glossy advertisements, some so avant-garde that it’s difficult to discern what luxe product or designer is being promoted, I’ve pared down my subscriptions from eight monthly magazines to just one weekly.  I once took the time […]