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Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl Plot: “Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she’s struggling to conceal her power, and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. But even within the overgrown gardens, murky swamps and crumbling graveyards of the forgotten South, a secret […]

Book Reviews

Books I Read in July and Whether or Not You Should Read Them.

Practicing for our real picture. I hid cheese behind the ultrasound to get him to look at it. Mom of the year already, guys.  We are four months today, people. FOUR MONTHS. HOW. I think this is the part where I maybe start to panic because I still know nothing about having a baby. I should really be […]


16 Weeks: Things I Want to Remember.

I realize that everyone has different experiences with pregnancy. I also think that once the baby is actually here, people tend to sugarcoat everything that happened pre-baby, because the baby is so great that everything else pales in comparison. I want to blog about it all along the way, not just after. So let’s do […]


First Trimester: What You Need to Know.

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