Kimberly hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading.
It’s Halloween and November next week. And we had our first frost here in Iowa Friday night so the growing season for most plants is done for this year. However, even though the weather is cooler we’re still having lots of beautiful, sunny days.
Greeting cards and a fox and dragon and octopus . . . oh my!
I make cards to send to family and friends and I’ve worked on Autumn and Halloween cards the last few weeks. I got them mailed this week and it’s still Autumn and Halloween hasn’t even passed. A lot of the time I’m late getting my cards off! I had so much fun with these cards and I got a new die which cuts an envelope liner from paper to put in the envelope to create a one-of-a-kind envelope!
We picked up the pottery my daughters and I had painted last week and we’re very happy with the results! The dragon, fox and octopus are all banks which we plan to use for loose change. The star is for a candle and the plate for a wall.
My allergies are still bothering me and I had a couple of days I didn’t feel like doing anything. My husband has caught a cold so I’m not getting too close to him! Hopefully, he’ll start feeling better soon.
I’m working to get a few posts done ahead so I can schedule my weeks better . . . especially since November begins next week and November and December are always very busy in our household–in a good way. I love the holidays and around here they start with Thanksgiving which also starts with lots of planning since we have around 50 people who come each year. So the more planning and scheduling I can do for my blog the better off I will be!
I’ve read some really good books lately and that always makes me happy. However, that doesn’t always mean more blog posts. And sometimes I get involved in reading other blogs, but then don’t have time to comment. I’m trying to remember to go back to those blogs and comment later.
- Sunday Post: Family Birthday Fun
- Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews
- HoHoHo Readathon Goals
- Can’t-Wait Wednesday
- November books on my list
- Sunday Post
What I’m reading
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
Dead Stop by Barbara Nickless
What I’ve read
Running Out of Space by S.G. Higbee
A Darkness Absolute by Kelley Armstrong
Smoky Mountain Tracks by Donna Ball
Cold as Ice by Julie Mulhern
Books I got this week–all audiobooks
Letters from Father Christmas by J.R.R. Tolkein
Childhood Classics, Vol 3: Christmas Collection narrated by various celebrities
Evan Help Us by Rhys Bowen
Evanly Choirs by Rhys Bowen
What did you do last week? What did you read? What books did you collect?