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Welcome to my brand-new site! For posterity, I’ve stuck a photo above of how the site looked this morning. Big difference, huh?

I’ve been working (with Adam’s help) on this new site for a few months. The theme is Smoothie by cr1000 on ThemeForest, and we’ve been tweaking menus, logos, and color schemes for a while to get it the way I wanted it. I <3 this new site, and I hope you do, too.

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Whimsy & Spice, a confectioner in Brooklyn, celebrated their 1-year anniversary this past week with a contest on their blog. I commented, and I won! I’ve been reading their blog for quite¬†a while, I even made the amazing chocolate butterscotch bars from their recipe last summer. I still dream about those bars….

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This past week has been a complete and total bust in terms of work and home productivity. Every time I start a new job around a new set of little kids (which seems to have happened much more than I’d like the past couple of years), I get sick like two weeks in. I caught a cold which turned into a make-Jackie-so-dizzy-she-can’t-drive sinus infection and ended up home the entire week on my doctor’s orders. All I can say is, at least this time it’s being fixed before turning into a marathon fight with bronchitis. I’m really over those.

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I’m having one of those days when I don’t think I can talk about anything more amusing than the stuff I’ve been finding on the web today. I’m just finding all kinds of excellent goodies.

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So while I was enjoying my low-key weekend, the book blogging world was all a-frenzy with excellent topics and discussions. The Longstockings started a great discussion on services like Bookswim, ACAF&ATC posted in response with another great discussion, Shelftalker and Librarilly Blonde talked about the lack of YA titles on Summer Reading Lists (which I agree is only going to keep teens away from books all summer), and just as my annual urge for Christmas in July hit fever pitch I heard about this excellent sounding new YA title–too bad it won’t be out until October! I have a lot of catching up to do.

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