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Be Our Guest Friday {9}: Always with a Book and Reading with Kids

Be Our Guest Friday {9}: Always with a Book and Reading with Kids

December 12, 2014 Uncategorized 2

Welcome to Be Our Guest Fridays! Be Our Guest Fridays is a weekly feature hosted by Tanya from Mom’s Small Victories and Helen from My Novel Opinion where we feature guest posts by our favorite bloggers and authors. We started this feature as a fun way to give back to the blogging community. We are excited to share with you these creative, inspiring and knowledgeable bloggers. My Co-Host Helen from My Novel Opinion You can find my fabulous co-host Helen on her blog, on Facebook, on G+, and on Twitter. See her blog for more ways you can find Helen…. Read more »

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Stay Focused on Personal Goals – June Goals and May Achievements #goalslinkup

Stay Focused on Personal Goals – June Goals and May Achievements #goalslinkup

May 30, 2014 Uncategorized 10

What better way to stay focused on personal goals, than to share them with all of you? It’s easy for life to get in the way but writing my goals down, helps me keep motivated and accountable to achieve my 2014 personal goals. It gives me the impetus I need to tackle a new month. How do you stay focused on personal goals? Tips, tricks and posts are appreciated in the comments, let’s help each other out! Didn’t it seem like I just posted my May goals? And now the month is already over? Well I am looking forward to… Read more »

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Throwback Thursday Linkup {13} – Rheumatoid Arthritis Fevers and Overcoming Illness #rheum

Throwback Thursday Linkup {13} – Rheumatoid Arthritis Fevers and Overcoming Illness #rheum

May 28, 2014 Rheumatoid Arthritis, Throwback Thursday, Uncategorized 5

Welcome to our Throwback Thursday Weekly Linkup, Week # 13. Our Throwback Thursday linkup is a chance to update and get attention on an old blog post. This week I am sharing my post on Rheumatoid Arthritis Fevers and Overcoming Illness. I’ve been sick since last Thursday with a 100 degree “fever”. What’s frustrating as an RA patient is when you go to the doctor and they don’t think you are sick because your fever isn’t high enough. At 100 degrees, it takes so much out of me that all I can do is eat, sleep and read lying down…. Read more »

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Small Victories Sunday Linky {10} – The One with All the Linkies

Small Victories Sunday Linky {10} – The One with All the Linkies

March 8, 2014 Uncategorized 18

  Welcome to our Small Victories Sunday Linky! This weekly post will recap for you the reading, cooking, health and personal goals I have been working towards this week and the achievements I’ve made both big and small. Each small victory brings me closer to achieving my personal goals for 2014. Focusing on my small victories has helped me gain a healthier and more positive attitude as I juggle my 3 boys and the physical impairment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic and incurable illness). I thought Sunday would be a perfect day to reflect on the week that passed and… Read more »

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Beat the Heat Readathon July 29-August 18, 2013 Update

Beat the Heat Readathon July 29-August 18, 2013 Update

August 16, 2013 Uncategorized 9

I am glad the Beat the Heat Readathon hosted by Auntie Spinelli Reads and Phantasmic Reads was extended for another week! I’m doing ok with my original goals and hope to knock off the 1st goal this weekend! The 7 Habits is such a great book, I’ve been furiously taking notes as I read so I don’t forget anything. As a result, it’s taking me longer to read than usual but it’s an invaluable resource and eye-opening read. Goals: 1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey – 5 habits done, 2 to go! – done! So… Read more »

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Feature & Follow {4}: To Finish or Not to Finish?

Feature & Follow {4}: To Finish or Not to Finish?

August 1, 2013 Uncategorized 19

I joined Feature & Follow again this week hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read. Each week they pose a question to discuss, bloggers link up and follow each other and the featured blogger that week. Easy enough? Here we go. If you are visiting me for the first time, Welcome!! I’m Tanya and enjoy reading classics, historical fiction, world fiction, literary fiction, non-fiction…ok well I like most anything.  Please follow me via email or Bloglovin and I will return the favor.  Hope you browse around and share your thoughts with me, I love getting comments and returning the visit…. Read more »

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ARC August Reading Challenge & Bout of Books 8.0 Readathon

ARC August Reading Challenge & Bout of Books 8.0 Readathon

August 1, 2013 Uncategorized 15

ARC August hosted by Octavia of Read, Sleep, Repeat is a challenge to catch up on reading those ARCs and author review copies. She’s also giving away a $20 gift card to a book dealer of the winner’s choice at the end of the month. Here are the author review copies that I need to catch up on during this event.  It will be a challenge to get these plus the ones done for the Beat the Heat Readathon, but I’m on a mission to get back to reading! Reading is my time to reset and recharge and as a… Read more »

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Once Upon a Read-a-thon Goals and Updates

Once Upon a Read-a-thon Goals and Updates

July 8, 2013 Uncategorized 5

Although I have lots of review writing to do, it’s time for the Once Upon a Read-a-thon and I just can help myself so signing up.  Thanks to Create with Joy for tipping me off on this read-a-thon. The Once Upon a Read-a-Thon is hosted by Candace’s Book Blog, Pure Imagination and Reading Angels and runs from today through Wednesday, July 10th. There are a couple mini-challenges each day, lots of giveaways on these blogs and a chance to win a $100 Gift Card during the read-a-thon…amazing! My goals for this read-a-thon are pretty simple: * Read Devil in the… Read more »

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Feature & Follow {3}: Preferred Reading Format

Feature & Follow {3}: Preferred Reading Format

June 28, 2013 Uncategorized 33

I joined Feature & Follow again this week hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read. Each week they pose a question to discuss, bloggers link up and follow each other and the featured blogger that week. Easy enough? Here we go. If you are visiting me for the first time, Welcome!! I’m Tanya and enjoy reading classics, historical fiction, world fiction, literary fiction, non-fiction…ok well I like most anything.  Please follow me via email or Bloglovin and I will return the favor.  Hope you browse around and share your thoughts with me. This week’s question is: Q: What is your… Read more »

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Feature & Follow {2} – Book Series I Abandoned

Feature & Follow {2} – Book Series I Abandoned

June 6, 2013 Uncategorized 13

I joined Feature & Follow again this week hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read. Each week they pose a question to discuss, bloggers link up and follow each other and the featured blogger that week. Easy enough? Here we go. If you are visiting me for the first time, Welcome!! I’m Tanya and enjoy reading classics, historical fiction, world fiction, literary fiction, non-fiction…ok well I like most anything.  Please follow me via email or Bloglovin and I will return the favor.  Hope you browse around and share your thoughts with me. This week’s question is: Q: Have you broken… Read more »

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