Wednesday, May 31, 2017

[Re]Introductions

I'M BAAAACK!

Hello hello friends!! As you can see from my previous post, I've been on a sort of maternity leave from blogging since the beginning of the year. My beautiful third child, Penny, was born on February 13.

For more baby & book (& other) pictures, find me on Instagram

I've been pondering when would be a good time to start up my blog again, and the annual Armchair Book Expo seemed like the perfect opportunity. I've participated the last two years, and attending the in-person Book Expo someday is high on my wishlist!


I am...
  • Wife of 12 years to a high school math teacher
  • Mother to three girls: age 7, almost-5, and 3.5 months
  • Former youth librarian
  • Part-time church secretary
  • Independent & Educational Consultant with Usborne Books & More
  • Musician
  • Coffee lover
  • Pizza lover
  • Michigander
  • Michigan State Spartan
  • Dutch
  • Norwegian


My favorite...
Book genres:
  • Fantasy (especially YA)
  • Dystopian (especially YA)
  • Memoir (has grown on me in the last year!)
  • Historical fiction (unless the main plot is romance...)


My summer plans...
  • Not go crazy with all 5 of us home for almost three months
  • Play some music with my husband at a few local concerts
  • Lead the Bible adventures station at our church's VBS
  • Play softball weekly with our church's team
  • Finally completely finish our basement (all that's left is the bathroom!)
  • Spend lots of weekends at our extended family's lakehouse
  • Attend the annual GEMS Leadership Conference 
  • "Travel" the world using this book, crafts, food, etc (I'm hoping to write a series of blog posts about our experiences!)




Welcome [back] to The Lion is a Bookworm!!



13 comments:

  1. I love your lists and congrats on the baby and jumping back into blogging!

    http://cover2coverblog.blogspot.com/2017/05/armchair-book-expo-day-1-introductions.html

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    1. Thanks! I'm excited to be back! :)

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  2. It is great being a teacher and/or having one for a spouse. I loved being home in the summer. :)

    Thanks for the nice introduction. It is fun learning more about bloggers we interact with.

    Welcome back!!

    Have fun this week.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    Armchair BookExpo Introduction

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    1. Sometimes it's difficult having all of us home all the time, but other times it's REALLY nice to have an extra set of adult hands around! :)

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  3. My website evolved into a blog with my first child and a full time book blog with my second. Congratulations on your third.

    Two posts: Introductions and Best Practices

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    1. Sounds similar to my story, I started with a "family" type blog then eventually moved here. :)

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  4. Welcome back! This is the perfect way to start blogging again. Hope you have a great week.

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  5. I thought it had been a while since I'd read anything from you! Welcome back! I've always liked your blog because I'm a fellow children's librarian-turned-mom. My 2 girls are getting a new sibling this Fall, too, so I feel like I'm following in your footsteps. And Penny is an adorable name. :-)

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    1. Aww yay thank you!! And congratulations!!!

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  6. Congratulations on the new baby! She is adorable!

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  7. Not going crazy is a solid plan. Lol ;) good luck!

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  8. Welcome back! Love the sound of your summer plans, as family time is the best!

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