Is Animal Crossing a Great Game

Recently, I came across Marissa Balti's book, Animal Crossing: a Great Game. It was written for young readers (Children that don't require illustrations to help them follow a story). Aren't we all kids at heart?Truthfully, it's a quick read for an adult. Yet, Animal Crossing: a Great Game reminded me of a history book. The... Continue Reading →

Are Digital Recipes Replacing Print Cookbooks

During the 90s, I used to flip through cookbooks to figure out what I was going to make. Sometimes, I'd cut the suggested recipes off of food packages. I didn't have a great filing system. So, they were scattered throughout the spice rack and cookbooks. In the early 2000s, I started searching the web for... Continue Reading →

Does Dumplin’ have Pocket Dolly?

Inspiration can come from unexpected places. After reading "Pocket Dolly Wisdom book – Wonderful, Witty & Wise," I started thinking about the Netflix's movie Dumplin' [It's based on Julie Murphy's book Dumplin', a 1# New York Times Best Seller]. Last December, my husband and I watched it. Well, I got 10-min into the movie, he... Continue Reading →

The Four Gifts of Christmas Takes Gluttony and Greed out of the Holiday season

Some people think holidays are the time to prove their love through a plethora of gifts. Regardless of their financial situation, they will purchase nothing but the best. Is a pile of gifts necessary? Can they get their point across with 4 presents? The origin of the 4 gift rule is unclear, but BBC featured... Continue Reading →

MYS Reading List: Tongue in Chic Review

Do you dream of working for a top fashion magazine. You may want to read Tongue in Chic first. This insider guide to the fab lane is ruthless and delicious. Kristie Clements, a best-selling author, has done it again. She is known for The Vogue Factor. Tongue in Chic is a funny book that appeals... Continue Reading →

MYS Reading List : Finding Sky

What is being a "Good Mom" and who decides the criteria for one? Honestly, there is no right answer. Besides, it's easier to distinguish the bad from the good. Sometimes, working mom's get put into that bad category. In my opinion, Nicki Valentine is a great mom and friend. The widowed mother of two, Jack... Continue Reading →

MYS Reading List : Driven From Within

Michael is a name. It's quite common. Yet, there are people who make it extraordinary. One is a musician. The other is an athlete. You could also call him a fashion designer. He's proved his talent on the court and the business office. If you don't know who I'm talking about. I'll just let you... Continue Reading →

MYS Reading List: Hollywood Holidays

A moment of realization forces people to take a hard uncomfortable look at their lives. This moment can come at anytime. When it strikes, you have to decide what you will do with the cold truth. Harper decided she could not continue feeling alone with Grant, her husband of twelve years, in the same room.... Continue Reading →

MYS Reading List: The Bust DIY Guide to Life Review

Do-It-Yourself projects dominate websites, social media, magazines, and books. Honestly, it is not shocking. Things are not made to last anymore. At times, you'll save more money-making things instead of purchasing ready to use products. Also, there is a deep satisfaction that comes from using your hands to create something for yourself and others. During... Continue Reading →

Winter Reading for Snow Days: Demise of the Spirit’s Guiding Lady

If you live in Luzerne County, it's snowing! I love the winter and didn't expect to see snow anytime soon. We all know snow can be nice and it can keep us from getting to work or classes. Today, the snow isn't hard enough to interfere with our everyday lives, but we can start getting... Continue Reading →

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