Bookish Holiday Shopping

I love the holidays! I'm especially looking forward to this year, since last year was a tough one for me and my family. This year, I plan to go all out -- presents under a meticulously decorated tree, cinnamon and spruce candles burning constantly, plenty of pies and treats freshly baked every weekend, family dinners …

Black Friday Haul

Happy holidays! The holiday season has officially begun! I've always loved Black Friday shopping. The past few years, my mom, sister, grandmother and I would load up and take off Thursday night and stay out however long we wanted, just shopping around and enjoying each other, even when we didn't buy very much. This year, …