Hygge has quickly become one of my favourite things. Nothing like a good dose of cozy living to beat away those seasonal blahs! Instead of mourning the death of summer, I find myself rejoicing over those grey skies. Winter is inescapable, yet I find myself wishing for snow and all that it entails. Hygge, it… Read More Hygge Delights: Getting Cozy as the Weather Worsens
You reached the top… Scary drop Come on now, it’s easy! My stomach feels queasy. Would I ever lie? I’m too young to die! Are you a baby? Hmmm… maybe. There-down you glide! … I hate the slide.
Top hits… they hold such an allure, don’t you think? Pick of the litter. The best of the best. The creme de la creme. Whenever I hear those words my interest is sure to be piqued. However, when it comes to books and I hear those magical words, I tend to charge in head… Read More Top Hits: Best of the Tea Hag Book Club
Reading with friends enhances the your book delight. Here, at least in a book club, are allies who not only listen to your ravings (positive or otherwise) about your latest read, but they have their own thoughts about it. You do not have to convince any of them to read the books, because, oh… Read More Reading Blind: September’s Book Club Review
Hygge… let’s bask in it a bit more regularly, shall we? Being present in the moment and savouring things adds to your happiness, and who couldn’t use a bit more of that? Ways to create hygge are as plentiful as an oak’s acorns. Mine include art projects with my kids, hand sewing, and of course,… Read More Hygge Guides: Cozy Books For Reading Delight
Hygge… the fine Danish art of bringing joy, coziness, and beauty to your life. More and more hygge (pronounced “hue-gue”) is becoming a passion of mine. And why should it not? The days are turning colder. Darker. From when I wake up to the moment I collapse onto my pillow at night I seem to… Read More Hygge: Turning Humdrum to Happy
Reading should be a delight- not drudgery. Think kids staying up late, flashlight in hand, to finish just one more chapter. Too often though, this is not what we see. We have to coax, wheedle, beg and even sometimes even bribe children to pick up a book. We can hardly blame the schools for… Read More Reading Rebels:Take Back the Joy!
Boredom with books. What a sad, sad thought: yet, when it comes to reading many kids are. I find this particularly horrifying because when it comes these treasures -as if this blog wasn’t enough of a giveaway- I’m an avid reader. Given the amount that I read within a single year, most people are flabbergasted… Read More Boredom Begone! Reading Enjoyment for All (Even You)
Up to my ankles Or just past my knees… Here we go walking Through the gold leaves. *Special thanks to the artistic talents of Eva for the illustration
New is always exciting, especially when it’s a fresh start. Beginnings, goals, and increased joy… they’re all the rage here on the Bookaneer this week. My start of a new year (yes- in September, it just feels better. Take that January!) is made better by determining where to go next, what I want to do-… Read More New Books, New You