St. Valentine’s Day – Show the Love

Love Heart - Our Rosey Life

St. Valentine's Day is all about love and hearts and pink and red and most definitely showing my family how much they mean to me.  Besides saying I love you, I like to show them "I love you"! One way ... [Continue Reading]


Ok.  I'll admit it up front.  I'm drawn to anything Jane Austen like a butterfly to a flower or cookies to milk or pen to paper.  I was browsing through the library looking for a good book to read and ... [Continue Reading]

The Host

The Host by Stephanie Meyer is a book that hooked me right away.  Yes, the same Stephanie Meyer who wrote the Twilight series.  Have you ever read a story with a love quadrangle?  This was my first. ... [Continue Reading]

Simple Thing Sunday 1:: Beginning Reader


I take a lot of pictures during the week.  Too many to share.  And I thought it would be nice to share one that reflects the simple, everyday, joyful things that happen, which we might take for ... [Continue Reading]


I just finished reading Cinder by Marissa Meyer. It's the first book in the four-part Lunar Chronicles. Cinder somewhat mirrors the story of Cinderella (Who would've guessed that?), with a few twists. ... [Continue Reading]

A Discovery of Witches

I just finished A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. It's the first book in a trilogy series about a 21st century historian of alchemy named Diana Bishop, who also happens to be a witch. ... [Continue Reading]

The American Heiress

I just finished a new book called The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin. ... [Continue Reading]