The latest from Jamie Foley’s chaotic mind on books, gardening, games, and life on planet Earth (and elsewhere).

Best tornado ever

By |2024-05-28T10:26:05-06:00May 27th, 2024|Blog|

God's Christmas gift to us last year was a new house in the town we wanted to move to. It had tons of potential and a unique blueprint perfect for our family. There was only one catch: like we requested, it was a fixer-upper, so it was affordable. So we buckled up and prepared [...]

Holiday reading sale: 20% off books at

By |2023-12-26T17:04:15-06:00December 26th, 2023|Blog|

Need a book to snuggle up with this winter? Reading more books for your 2024 New Year's resolution? Have an irresistible craving for clean or Christian novels? Well, now's the time to stock up your TBR pile, my friend! Enjoy 20% off all books at by using code CHRISTMAS23 at checkout. This [...]

The Schmeckenmeister

By |2023-12-26T16:42:33-06:00December 26th, 2023|Blog|

A funny note to end the year... in my family's hometown of La Grange, Texas, we have a wassail festival every December called Schmeckenfest. Wassail is apple cider with citrus juices and many holiday spices served warm. It's Old Norse for "be in good health" or "be fortunate," and the tradition somehow landed [...]

Merry Christmas and a bookish New Year! 📚

By |2023-12-26T16:38:53-06:00December 26th, 2023|Blog|

It's Minecraft—where Texans can have a white Christmas I hope you all had a beautiful and blessed Christmas! As you are enjoying the lights and carols and warm hearth (unless you are in Texas, in which case you are enjoying the warm sun), don't forget the reason for the season: Jesus Christ, God [...]

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