Surprise Doll Box Opening! ‘Pink Teddy’ from Aori

Surprise!  I totally did not expect to get a new realistic baby doll for a long time, if ever.  But my husband had accumulated a lot of customer rewards points buying necessities and used a bunch of them to get this doll for me.  Aori is a new doll company similar to other factory-made realistic…

Review: AN ALASKAN TWIN SURPRISE by Belle Calhoune

This is a Runaway Bride Comes Home story.  If jilting your dearest at the altar never made sense to you, this is a good one to read.  People tie the knot for all sorts of stupid, selfish reasons (and divorce just as quickly), but Rachel and Gabriel had very good reasons to settle down.  Their…

Update: Chicks Feathered Out!

Good morning, Blog Buds!  As you can see, my new flock is feathered or mostly feathered out and moved into the garage brooder, an extra-large dog crate converted for the purpose.  The Rhode Island Rhodes are the oldest (almost a month old) and, therefore, the biggest, as you can see.  The others are three weeks…

Spotlight: ALASKAN DREAMS by Beth Carpenter

The dream she wants The love she found Lauren Shepherd has traded her hectic office job for a quiet life working on an elderly friend’s farm. Risking everything to move to Alaska might just be the perfect opportunity for her—if Lauren can convince handsome and fiercely protective Patrick O’Shea that she’s not swindling his grandmother….

Spotlight: WARTIME FARM by Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, & Alex Langlands

WARTIME FARM at Goodreads This is an extremely useful and valuable book.  Seriously, get yourself one if at all possible.  To see what I mean, first watch the Historical Reality show it’s based on. WARTIME FARM on YouTube I’ve mentioned this one before, but now it’s really prominent in my mind.  As I’ve said before,…