I'm reading The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, and probably I should have put it back on the shelf as soon as I realized it was an Oprah's Book Club choice: those are INEVITABLY depressing and full of traumatizing events from beginning to end. But now I'm more than 250 pages into it and feel like if there IS some ray of happiness anywhere in the story, I MUST find it: I'm too invested in the characters to leave them stranded in an Oprah book.
You know what color we're painting our room? White. You heard me.
From the review blog: La Crème coffee creamer review, with a $100 Visa gift card giveaway. Ends March 31.
From the Milk and Cookies blog: green Etsy earrings, which is not an overly specific thing to write about.
From the baby name blog: The father likes the names Branch and Jimmy; the mother likes the names Henry and Corbin.
At Whoopee, I recommend I Would Hate to Go Out With Me. My favorite part is the portrait of the overwhelmed father. I think she should totally sell custom versions of that: people could submit an order with their own Custom Stressy Things and Custom Male Hair Patterns. Or perhaps you would like to read A Cautionary Horse Story, in which the Dalai Lama stops some poo-kicking horses.
Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 1 of 2 - I have TWO 8-year-olds to buy for, so I’m going to split it up into two posts. Today will be the things we’re getting for Edward. I dislike saying “Gift id...