The story is about Reyna and her two siblings. The children live in a poor town in Mexico called Iguala de la Independencia with their parents, Natalio and Juana. Natalio leaves his family to travel illegally to the United States (El Otro Lado - the ...read more
My goal every year is to be healthy, so that means I try to incorporate healthy foods to my diet (kale is my new salad favorite!) and I try to find new ways to make exercising fun. I'm not the biggest fan of exercising. I love taking long leisurely w...read more
Are you a fan of the television show The Biggest Loser? I am and I love Bob Harper! I know the show deals with extreme weight loss, but it's also about human connection. This is why I love Bob. He genuinely cares about the contestants. He cares about...read more
Modern Mediterranean: Easy, Flavorful Home Cooking by Melia Marden, who is the Executive Chef of the restaurant The Smile in New York City, is now one of my favorite cookbooks. I used it a lot this summer and was able to create colorful and flavorf...read more
Fans of Gone Girl will devour this book! This dark novel twists, turns, thrills and shocks, leaving the reader guessing until the last chapter!
The story begins with Sarah and Jennifer. After a terrible car accident that kills Jennifer's mother, the...read more
I picked up this title because it's one of Oprah's 2.0 Book Club choices and I've always been a fan of her book club selections. This book does not disappoint!
Hattie is a beautiful, light skinned, African American woman who has faced heartbreak thr...read more
It's that time of year when Thanksgiving and Christmas will soon be celebrated. I have a Christmas Open House every year on Christmas Day for family and friends. We usually entertain 20-30 people. I tried hosting a traditional sit-down dinner, but du...read more
Imagine being friends with someone for many years and thinking you know them very well. Then, when a tragedy happens, you realize you didn't know that person at all. That's what happens to Kate when her beloved friend Elizabeth is killed in a plane ...read more