4 days till Xmas….WHAT!!! ~ WIR & TSP

Posted December 21, 2014 by Michelle in The Sunday Post, WIReadview / 15 Comments

WIR vectorstock_43821-1-1Week in READ-view is a post I have posted on Sundays telling you what I have been up to this week and what I read or am reading. The Sunday Post is a meme sponsored by the awesome Kimba at the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog.

Real Life & Blog News:

 I have not been visiting, comments or around to much this last week I have a lot going on in my personal life that needs my attention at the moment besides trying to get ready for Christmas is limiting my time, so I will be in and out the next couple two weeks but I will be back 100% on the 2nd of January πŸ™‚ With everything going on in RL I think it might be best to take a much need break (sort of) but I have stuff posted and I will be doing a Sunday Post plus keeping up with COYER Stuff (not that it started) so I’ll be around but not so much

But enough about all that stuff let me tell you what I did on Saturday. So I got up super early to do some last minute shopping, if you saw my Life of a Blogger Post about my prize possessions you know I was on the hunt for a new Nutcracker for this year and I FOUND him about two weeks ago, he was $59.99 and I had a GC I wanted to use to buy him but forgot it at home. Can I tell you me and this guy were meant to be together because when I got to the store he was the only one left and after using my gift card I only spend $2 πŸ˜‰ So here he is….


Isn’t he adorable! I love him!!!

I was also able to bake a few cookies but I still have one more to do today.

This is what I made so far.

Peanut Butter with Salted Peanuts
Peanut Butter
Russian Tea Cookies
Russian Tea Cookies
Almond Pizzelle
Almond Pizzelle

Going to need to seriously diet after this holiday πŸ™‚


WinterCoyerDid you see? You still have time to sign up. You really should join us as we help you clean out your e-reads!!! Find all the details HERE so you can sign Up

2015HWLogoSign Ups are still open for #2015HW, You can find all the details HERE

Did you see the new challenge I am co-hosting with Laura @trips down imagination road?

Bookish Resolution ChallengeLet’s get those bookish resolutions ready and join us as we work together to get them accomplished.
This is going to be a fun challenge what are you looking forward to accomplishing this year??? You can find all the details HERE

Last Week on the Blog:

#Review ~ Alice In Zombieland by Gena Showalter
#Review ~ Dead Jed 2: Dawn of the Jed by Scott Craven
Was it good for you? ~ Alice in Zombieland
Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge Post
Bout of Books Participation Post!
2015 Bookish Resolutions Challenge Sign Up! #BookishResolutions
2015 Bookish Resolutions Challenge Goal Post #bookishresolutions
Life of a Blogger ~ Before 2014 Ends
#Review ~ Kissing Santa by Heather Horrocks
#Review ~ The Naughty List: A Romantic Comedy Novella by Heather Horrocks
#COYER Starts TODAY!!!

This Week on the Blog:

This week will have The Out with the Old in with the New Blog Post. It will be a post a day and ends on Jan 2nd. Hope you will get a chance to stop by and see what is to come for Because Reading in 2015 πŸ™‚

Life of a Blogger ~ Christmas
My TBR List Review (the book wasn’t bad)
#Review ~ A Little Christmas Jingle by Michele Dunaway#Reviel ~ Blame it on the Mistletoe by Nicole Michaels (if I finish  =the review I will posts it)


Read this week

18135014Currently Reading

Larissa Ione is one of my Favorite PNR, I don’t read a lot of it because she totally spoiled me. If you haven’t read this series, you must! It’s my favorite series I drop everything to read her books.

19548127Up Next

I promise I will read this book next lol it’s been here almost every week…I really hope it’s at least good.

For Review
For Review


Books I got this week:

Lol Got more than I thought….Merry Christmas to me πŸ˜‰ (clicking covers will take you to goodreads)

Revenant by Larissa Ione
Henge by Realm LoveJoy Review
Henge by Realm LoveJoy
Edelweiss   The Arctic Code (Dark Gravity Sequence #1) by Matthew J. Kirby
The Arctic Code
by Matthew J. Kirby
Edelweiss  Kissing in America (Kissing in America #1) by Margo Rabb
Kissing in America
by Margo Rabb
Edelweiss  The Fog Diver by Joel Ross
The Fog Diver
by Joel Ross

 This is the last Sunday Post before Christmas so from my family to yours
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Hope you all have a fantastic week!!! Happy Reading


About Michelle

I am a mom to two pretty amazing kids, four pretty cute fluffy children and a wife to one adorable husband. I am a gamer, reader and a graphic designer with 20 years experience. I recently started my own business "Limabean Designs" to help other bloggers, authors and anyone else create amazing things that they would be proud to show off. I have been reading since forever and started blogging because I love sharing all the awesome books this world has to offer. I am also the co-host for the COYER Challenge, Reading Assignment Challenge and the Bookish Resolutions Challenge. I try to create a warm welcoming environment on my blog where authors, readers, and bloggers will have a great time. Let’s chat books, games, blogging, recipes, design, or family over a cup of coffee and a glass of wine!



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15 responses to “4 days till Xmas….WHAT!!! ~ WIR & TSP

  1. I love your new nutcracker! I’ve never seen one like that and it is always feels good when you get something on a deal. Those cookies look yummy! We had a cookie exchange party and I can’t stop eating them (good thing this is only once a year lol).

    Have a great Christmas and Happy New Year! I can’t wait for all the COYER & 2015HW fun we will be having.

    • They have so many different styles it’s great I love them but my husband find them creepy πŸ™‚

      Have a Merry Christmas Kathy! I can’t wait for them to get rolling either!!!

  2. A pretty busy week you had πŸ™‚ Your kids are so adorable and the cookies? OMG they made me hungry. Hope this week will be nothing but amazing for you! Merry Christmas β™₯

    • I think I will be more behind the scenes than around socially. It really depends on the day. The next three days is all baking and cooking for xmas for I will be busy but after xmas it’s just time with the family and some behind the scenes blogging to catch up on. Jan 2 I will be back 100% all around πŸ™‚

      Thanks for stopping by
      Have a very Merry Christmas Lauren!

  3. Mmmmm…cookies! Tomorrow I pick up Jessica (my daughter’s best friend who is in foster care~long story) and she’ll be here for Christmas break, so the girls & I will be making noms on Tues. I hope. lol

    Enjoy your bloggy break and have fun with the family. I hope you have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. πŸ™‚

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    • How wonderful of you to take her in for the holidays! She must be so excited! I hope you girls have fun baking cookies and don’t eat to many πŸ™‚ if you can lol

      Thank you and have a wonderful Christmas and New Year!!!

  4. Those peanut butter cookies look yummy. πŸ™‚ We’re going out today to get a bunch of food for Christmas, I’m looking forward to that LOL. Your Out With The Old posts sound fun- enjoy your week and hope you guys have a merry Christmas!

    The Fog diver looks good, I like that cover (I’m such a cover person, I’ll totally buy a book based on the cover).

    • My husband is picking up our groceries today for Christmas lol in our area you can order the food on-line and pic it up at the store its the best around the holidays πŸ™‚

      Me too and it reminds me of another series Museum of Thieves (The Keepers Trilogy #1)
      by Lian Tanner it’s middle grade but fantastic. I am hoping it has the same read.

      Merry Christmas Greg!!!

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  5. I love your new Nutcracker, he looks awesome! I think it’s so fun you have a whole collection of them.

    Your cookies look delicious! I never heard of Russian Tea Cookies though, what goes in them/ what do they taste like?

    And good luck and hugs to deal with everything going on in your life! I hope next year will be better! I hope you have an amazing christmas, you deserve it!

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    • Isn’t he awesome! I love him. I needed to take a closer picture of his pants, for some reason they are plaid and I love them. He has fake fur around his boots its just adorable. πŸ™‚

      If you follow me on Pinterest you can find the Russian Tea Cookies in my The Most Wonderful Time of they year to make cookies board they are so easy and omg so good.

      Thank you. It’s just a bump in the road that we need to get over but we have done a few things that is moving us in the right direction and I am hopefull this will work. Merry Christmas Lola! Have a wonderful Week πŸ™‚ {{{hugs}}}

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