The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating by Alisa Smith My review rating: 4 of 5 stars Written in chapters that depict each month of the journey, alternating between both partners and authors and their perspectives, this book provided a lot of interesting information on eating habits in our current society as well as a background on how it came to be this way. I appreciated the discussion about the importance of eating local not only to support a local economy but also the food is fresher and more authentic. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who
Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression by Brooke Shields My review rating: 4 of 5 starsI appreciated Brooke’s honesty in how she described her experiences. Some of her points felt a little over-stated and went on but the writing was interesting. Several key components of her experiences really resonated with me. The experiences were bang on with what I was feeling before and during my diagnosis and it was almost a relief to hear that I wasn’t an abnormality. First, when she had a hard time defining herself after her daughter was born because “up until now,
**UPDATED June 24, 2017. This post contains affiliate links [wc_divider style=”image” line=”single” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=””][/wc_divider] When you don’t know where to start On Wednesday, June 4, 2008 I gave a presentation to moms based on Suze Orman’s “Women & Money“. I loved using my brain again! It was also helpful to solidify the points in my mind from Orman’s book as I prepared my presentation. Since my family is young, it is important to me to get my finances and other important documents such as wills and powers of attorney in order. I’ve felt the drive to get things in
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