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I think I can say that Fall is finally here. Or at least the crisp Fall air is finally here. The colors not so much. We still haven't gotten around to any Fall activities, and at this point, I'm not sure when or if we'll do them.  Renovation updates We are almost at the halfway point into our ground floor renovation. The flooring is almost done, cabinets are ready to be setup, appliances are here. It's exciting to be on the other side of the renovation when things are getting finished. There's still easily 2.5 weeks worth of work left in the kitchen, and another 2-2.5 weeks for the master bathroom, so mid-November is likely when we are done with the renovation. Assuming no delays.  Flooring coming along All of us are pretty exhausted at this point. Walking up and down the stairs to pick items from the makeshift pantry and then cook on the main floor gets old very fast. I have been able to work from home without issues and I'm grateful for that. I've set up m

Mailbox Monday -- Feb 01, 2010

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This meme is hosted by Marcia @ The Printed Page. It is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (checked out library books don’t count, eBooks & audio books do).

I've decided to do this meme only once a month. I did post once in the second week of January, which can be found here. In addition, I received the below books this month:




  1. Going with Gabriel by John Grisham (Goodreads FirstReads program)
  2. The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry (Giveaway @ A Bookish Way of Life)
  3. Jumping off Swings by Jo Knowles (Giveaway @ A Bookish Way of Life)
See what others have bought over the last week!

Comments

The Lace Reader was good; hope u enjoy it!
Jumping Off Swings looks SO amazing, I've been dying to read it. I'm looking forward to seeing what you think of it!
bermudaonion said…
Lots of great wins! I hope you enjoy them all!
DCMetroreader said…
Nice assortment of books. Congrats on the wins!
Congratulations on the wins! Enjoy them all!
Kaye said…
wow, you had some great luck. I've had The Lace Reader on the wish list for a while now. Hope you enjoy all your new books.

My MM is here Have a good week and happy reading!
Kristen said…
Jumping Off Swings looks really good. Enjoy your new books!
Tales of Whimsy said…
Coool. Can't wait for the review ;)
Alayne said…
Nice books. My mailbox is at The Crowded Leaf.
Anonymous said…
The Lace Reader has been calling my name for quite some time now. I suspect I'll have to buy it!