• Literary Pursuits

    Books I Read in 2020

    I’ve been tracking my reading for the past 5 years, and it turns out that 2020 was my biggest reading year yet. I guess that shouldn’t come as any surprise–2020 being what it was–but I actually didn’t have a lot of downtime like a many folks did. Since I work from home it was pretty much “business as usual” for…

  • Literary Pursuits

    Free eBooks for Christmas

    This is the time of year that I like to load up my Kindle with some fun, FREE Christmas stories for these cozy December evenings. I like to turn on the Christmas lights, maybe light a candle or two, and curl up in my reading corner with a knitting project, a cup of coffee, and my Kindle. (Yes, I can…

  • Homeschooling

    Braintopia Beyond

    Braintopia Beyond is a very active game for 2-6 players, with all the players involved on every turn. It would make a great family gift, perfect for hours of fun during the holidays.

  • Homeschooling

    Walls and Warriors

    The Walls and Warriors challenges are definitely suitable for adult brains as well as kids'! The recommendation is ages 8 to adult. This would be another good one for senior citizens for daily brain exercises.

  • Homeschooling

    Imagidice

    Imagidice is a set of 12 picture dice that can be used in myriad ways. It would make a perfect stocking stuffer for someone who loves word games or dice games.