• Book Reviews

    12 Bookworm Confessions

    I’ve been a reader for as long as I can remember. One of my earliest memories of reading was on a long train trip (from Wisconsin to Washington State) with my mom and sisters…

  • Travel

    A Trip to Italy

    For my birthday in September, Bart told me that my gift was a trip together, with his parents watching our girls for a week while we were gone. The main two choices for this…

  • Blogging

    12 Things about 12 Years of Blogging

    On October 31, 2006, I published my first blog post here on Everyday Reading. I basically cannot believe that was twelve years ago. I was 21 years old, working part-time as a nanny while…

  • Tutorial

    My 11 Go-To (Easy!) Little Girl Hairstyles

    Hair – whether it’s little girl hairstyles or my own hair – is not my specialty. The Internet is filled with YouTube videos, blog posts, and Instagram accounts dedicated to gorgeous braids and intricate…