Kindness and Chaos

The Fabulous Fuhry of an Ordinary Girl

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Books of the Year 2016

The first real New Year’s goal I ever made was in 2012. I decided that I would read 52 books and average a book a week from my wedding day to my anniversary. That seemed totally attainable on the honeymoon, but then life happened! I only managed to read 34 books that year but still…

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The Legacy of Literacy – Year 2

I want to start this post with a short snippet from last year’s edition of “The Legacy of Literacy”. I worked hard on compiling my thoughts and into that blog post, and I think this still sums it up, a year later. {If you’d like to read the entire post (filled with lots of stats…

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Every Book Nerd’s Bookstore Experience

I read a hilarious experience list (for athletes) and thought “There needs to be one of these for book lovers”. So, here it is! 50 thoughts that every book nerd has when entering a book store: You’re out running errands and come within a mile of your favorite book store… My favorite store is up…

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STOP Just Looking Forward to a Day Off

With Memorial Day fast approaching, many Americans are looking forward to an extra day in their weekend. If you’re like me, you’re traveling to spend some time with family you love. Some of you are looking forward to taking a trip, sleeping in, or spending an extra day with your children. Maybe you’re just getting…

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Low Carb, Low Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

It took me 3 tries to perfect these cookies, and they could probably still be made better. That means I might make edits to this post when and if the recipe does change. I also didn’t take the time to snap pictures throughout the process this round, thinking I probably still wouldn’t get it right….

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One Life Matters

Today, Eddie Roy Routh was found guilty for the murder of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield. Many of you know the name Chris Kyle because of a movie called “American Sniper”. It was a box office hit based on Chris Kyle’s own memoir. I haven’t had a chance to see the movie yet, but (as…

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The Place I Call Home

Less than a week after the record breaking May 3rd tornado(s) of 1999, my parents and I flew in to Oklahoma. It was the first time I’d been to Oklahoma (I think), and all I knew was that this place had tornadoes. BIG ones, apparently. We began our drive south and I was able to see…

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Books of the Year

Congratulations to Barbara Abway, the winner of our New Year’s Goal Prize Pack! I’ll be shipping that out to you today, Barbara! The first real New Year’s goal I ever made was in 2012. I decided that I would read 52 books and average a book a week from my wedding day to my anniversary….

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Ringing in a New Year

Happy 2015! I hope you had a safe and wonderful New Year with your family and friends. This time of year there is tons of talk about resolutions. I was never much into the act of making resolutions. Who keeps those, anyway? I would scoff at people who would resolve to eat better or run…

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12 Days ’til Christmas WINNERS!

Hey everybody! Thank you so much for participating in the 12 days of Christmas with me. It was such a fun way to launch my new blog, and I hope you will continue to read along with me for many blogs to come. All prizes have been assigned to their winners. I will box them…

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