The Self-Destructing Book

I first heard about James Patterson and his self-destructing book, Private Vegas, earlier this week through an article on Mashable. I was immediately intrigued and thought that it was a very original, fun idea as well as some great marketing! I immediately wanted to figure out how to get one of the 1,000 free copies and… Continue reading The Self-Destructing Book


The Fault In Our Stars

The Peanut Butter Fingers book club choice in March was The Fault In Our Stars by John Green. It is the story of Hazel, a 16-year old living with a terminal form of cancer. It's a story of struggle and tragedy but also strength and love. Hazel meets Augustus at a cancer support group and… Continue reading The Fault In Our Stars

books, everyday life, Motivational Monday

How To Love An American Man

Chris and I headed back to Sioux City this weekend. His Grammie is going through her house prepping for her upcoming move and had a few things to give Chris and Patrick (Chris' brother). We didn't have enough room for everything last weekend, hence the second trip. On Saturday we were all sitting around and… Continue reading How To Love An American Man


The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes

I finished reading The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes, by Diane Chamberlin, this morning and I must say, I got completely wrapped up in the story. Here is the overview from the book jacket and Barnes & Nobel - it's much better than the explanation I tried to give Chris... In 1977, pregnant Genevieve Russell disappeared.… Continue reading The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes

books, entertainment, movies

Wonderful Weekend

This weekend has been great! Here's a quick overview: Saw the HUNGER GAMES on Friday! (We'll come back to this one) Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast at Grandma and Grandpa's church Friends of ours hosted a first birthday party for their little guy: babies eating cupcakes = so cute!! Beautiful weather all weekend long Indy Car… Continue reading Wonderful Weekend