The Best Advice For My Son

By Annie Holland / September 30, 2015

Last year my son had a personal dictionary project which consisted of letter written to him from people who matter to him. It was a very profound realization that people who I don’t know well (some of his teachers) have such a deep connection with him and care so much about him. Some of the…

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In Memoriam Sirius Krum Hunter

By Annie Holland / August 7, 2015

It is hard for me to even write this. The words are not coming out …and when something finally gets on the paper it’s not the right thing to say. There is nothing…no word, no song, no tear that can explain how it feels when you lose a part of your family. My heart is…

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Washington DC In Pictures

By Annie Holland / April 21, 2015

Every time I say we will go on vacation, I end up working or sick. This time for the first time it was absolutely perfect! Maybe part of the reason why everything was so perfect is the fact that I didn’t plan anything myself. Usually the stress of planning a vacation totally ruins it for…

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Watermelon Birthday Party

By Annie Holland / September 28, 2014

I cannot believe it’s been a whole month since my little pumpkin’s birthday! Time just flies when you are having fun, right? So, better late than never, here is my little girl’s 8th birthday party. As always, she had a very creative idea for a party- a watermelon theme!  Everything had to be with watermelon.…

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I Will Never Forget By Elaine Pereira

By Annie Holland / September 23, 2014

When Elaine Pereira first approached me, about 6 months ago, she requested that I write a review of her book ” I will never forget”. Elaine read a review I wrote awhile ago( I reviewed a different book) and she felt I would like her book, so she decided to send it to me.Elaine was…

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Happy Birthday Hunger Games Style

By Annie Holland / May 26, 2014

My  little boy is not so little anymore. It seems like yesterday, when I was lying in my hospital room, talking to him, reassuring him all will be OK and that we soon will be together.  Now, I have a cold, lying in bed, and he hugs me and is telling me it’s going to…

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Stephen King 11/22/63- Book trailer

By Annie Holland / January 29, 2014

I just realized that I never posted my book trailer that I made last year for graduate school. The project was great in my head, but when I began making it, I encountered problem after problem. I knew what I wanted to do, but : a) I didn’t have the software to do itb) I…

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Farewell 2013, welcome 2014!

By Annie Holland / December 31, 2013

I have been thinking about this post for days now, and couldn’t decide how to describe this year with one word. For my family and I, 2013 was a pretty epic year. Therefore, I would go for EPIC as description of 2013. This year was the beginning and the end of so many long awaited…

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The Good People Project II or how I ended up without a pie

By Annie Holland / November 27, 2013

If you have read my previous post, you know what the “Good People Project” is. If not, you are still about to meet one person who made my Thanksgiving possible this year! Unfortunate things happen usually at the most unfortunate time. However, when you have the support and good will of good people, everything is…

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The Good People Project

By Annie Holland / November 16, 2013

Recently I’ve been debating with myself if I should post about positive experiences that I had with this or that during the week. On one hand, I don’t want anyone to think that I am trying to advertise a brand, product or a person, when I am not( if you’ve been following me for a…

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