My Book Shelf From 2012


A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man’s mind can get both provocation and privacy. ~Edward P. Morgan I became somewhat […]

Embrace Your Freedom to Choose


“Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself.” ~ Remember and honor the month of November […]

Have a Fun February Weekend The 17-19th


Bloomfield Twp Library hosts Investor Education in YOUR Community! Saturday, February 18, 10:00 am Bloomfield Township Public Library, 1099 Lone Pine Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI FREE Made possible with funding from the Investor Protection Trust in Washington D.C., through the Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation, all Investor Education In Your Community courses are […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Don’t Give Up On Your Resolutions!


As January rolls on, I am proud to be sticking with some of my resolutions so far. I have been doing yoga at least once a week and started at a new studio last week (love those Groupons!), am halfway through my cake decorating class, been working out more than usual and working on my […]

50 Life Secrets and Tips


#1 Memorize something everyday. Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options. #2 Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions. Those who are heavy-set with material desires […]

Greener By The Minute: Books For The Green Goddess In You


This week in “Greener By The Minute” we are bringing you some fabulous reads on “going green” in all aspects of your life – beauty, fashion, diet, and money. Here are a few books for opening up the Green Goddess in you and inspiring you to help heal our beautiful planet! The Eco Chick Guide […]

BRAIN UP: Build Your Vocabulary To Enhance Your Life


Why do large vocabularies characterize executives and possibly outstanding men and women in other fields? The final answer seems to be that words are the instruments by means of which men and women grasp the thoughts of others and with which they do much of their own thinking. They are the “tools of thought.“ –Johnson […]

Psychological Suspense: The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly


A stunning suspense debut! No one ever said growing up would be easy, but Karen Clarke never expected it to be quite so hard. Having spent the last few years dutifully pursuing a college degree and making all the sensible choices about her future, Karen has a chance encounter with a free-spirited and captivating drama […]

Bookies! Have You Read More Than 6 of These Books?


The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books listed here. (This showed up on my facebook page today; a wonderful reading list!) Here’s an idea if your looking for one: Read all of these books  in 2011. Imagine how “well read” you’ll be by 2012! Post a comment here […]

Enjoy Our Summer Book And Movie Pics


Summer Book List With merely a month left of summer, the time has come when we must start pondering when to dock the boat, cover the pool and put the lawn chairs away until next summer…but only think about it, because they’re at least four more weeks of beach weather left yet! While it’s true […]