The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Review This year we are moving into a smaller house. We are “right-sizing” as we are calling it. We currently live in a home that is larger than we need. Now, this is a real blessing, I know. A first-world problem, if you will. Though it has been an… Continue reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Review
Happy Day After Christmas! Hope that you are luxuriating in your jammies around the Christmas Tree, enjoying family time and perhaps a few special gifts. This day finds me heading out on a vacation. Boy oh boy am I ever excited about it! My favorite thing about packing for a vacation is figuring out… Continue reading Books to Read on Vacation
If ever there were a wonderful new art book, it is Cy Twombly: Paradise. This book accompanies the much-anticipated 2014 exhibition Cy Twombly: Paradise, at Museo Jumex in Mexico City–the first time a comprehensive exhibition of the American artist’s work has been mounted in Latin America. It’s not likely that I’ll be in Mexico City to… Continue reading Bookworm: Cy Twombly Paradise
Quotes About Books Being the self proclaimed nerdy girl that I am, my love for books only grows with time. Speaking of which, what are you reading this summer? I’d love to hear! In the meantime, I thought I’d share a few lovely quotes about the Silver Linings many others have also found within books. Enjoy! ———————-… Continue reading Quotes About Books
Caldecott Medal Winners As I find myself looking for summertime reading for our daughter (a.k.a. Excitedly Eight) I am always drawn to Caldecott winners. Even though she is reading chapter books now, who doesn’t love a wonderful picture book? Some of the best lessons can be learned from them – well, at least I think… Continue reading Caldecott Medal Winners
Calling all Santa Barbara friends! What: The Silver Lining book signing with Elizabeth Messina and moi When: TOMORROW, Tuesday May 13th from 4-7 Where: Lole in Santa Barbara 714 State Street Please come visit, buy books and shop the beautiful Lole collection. Check this out: they are generously giving 30% of sales to buy books that will be donated… Continue reading The Silver Lining Book Event TOMORROW, May 13th at Lole in Santa Barbara
The Silver Lining Book Tour Continues As I mentioned yesterday, my absence from the blog may be explained by the fact that I am doing my very best to live by example and walk the “balance” walk that I talk about so very often. The Silver Lining has been taking pretty much every moment of every… Continue reading The Silver Lining Book Tour Continues!
The Silver Lining is on the New York Times Bestseller List 2014! Today, I am thrilled, honored and humbled to let you know that The Silver Lining is on the New York Times Bestseller list. Ha! When the HOTY (Husband Of The Year) showed it to me, we were at a restaurant and he had the sweetest,… Continue reading The Silver Lining is on the New York Times Bestseller List 2014!
The Silver Lining on Good Morning America So THIS happened today: an interview on Good Morning America. I am still pinching myself. Here’s how it came about: A few weeks ago I had the great and wonderful opportunity to meet the dear Robin Roberts. And, YES, she is as wonderful as you would imagine her… Continue reading The Silver Lining on Good Morning America!
Whataweek with The Silver Lining This has been an incredible week, filled with Silver Linings! The first big moment was when The Silver Lining was finally born! I must admit that walking into Barnes & Noble and seeing TSL on the bookshelf was pretty doggone magical! I also set off on my whirl-wind book tour, starting… Continue reading Whataweek with The Silver Lining