Angel’s Monthly Wrap Up – April 2019

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WELCOME to April’s Wrap Up


Sign up for the 2019 Library Love Challenge open year-round.
Help support your local library! 


How to win some of the giveaway’s: I’ve got a monthly email subscriber only giveaway. How to enter that is to join my newsletter either Daily or Weekly. I also participate throughout the year in many different hops, so you have a lot of chances to win gift cards and/or books. 

Congratulations to all the winners this month!

  • Kate S. is the March Email Subscriber winner picked paperback copy of Absolute Zero by James Patterson.
  • Cheryl B. won the Hello Spring Giveaway Hop and picked a $10 Amazon GC.
  • Robin A. won the Surprise Giveaway for a Signed Paperback copy of Dragons Among Them.
  • Joelle J. won the Win It Wednesday Giveaway for a Hardcover copy of Frost Burned.
  • Debbi W. won the Worth Melting For Giveaway Hop and picked a $10 Amazon GC. 
  • Solange T. won the March Book of Choice Giveaway and picked paperback copy of If I Die Before I Wake by Emily Koch.


Check out all the giveaway’s happening on the blog. The full list is listed on the giveaway page.






April was the start of Spring Break. Grandma Rollie came to visit and we did a lot of different activities – SF Zoo, Exploratorium, Hiking, Movie Dumbo, Bowling & more. It was busy and fun! Easter is also in April and we did a little Easter Egg Hunt at home for the boy. It might be the last year he’s interested in it. He is 7.

We also did a lot of gardening. I bought some new plants to put in the garden and the old ones are doing fabulous too. I finally planted my Bonsai seeds that I got at Christmas in a starter pack for Bonsais’.

My son is also in the Cub Scouts and they did a hick this month and also they helped clean up the earth for Earth and Arbor Day. It was lots of fun all-round.

I went to see Avengers: Endgame…. OMFG All I’m going to say is take some tissues with you. 


On to blog News!

I finally set up an Instagram account. Feel free to follow me their if you like. It will have pictures of nature, animal’s, books (some advertisement posts, reviews, and currently reading), Hops/Giveaways, and a few family adventures that I take. I also have it cross posting the pictures to Twitter and Facebook. 

Next up I’ve set up an Amazon Influencer page. You might have seen me sharing on social media about it and in my newsletter. It gives you a place to see what products and items I’ve bought and use daily or what books/audiobooks I recommend. I would like to know: Do you like the page? Is their something you’d like to see on the shop page that isn’t their? Do you want more star rated books? What star’s do you want to see (4, 5, 3)?


Here is what I’ve read and/or listened to this month: In a Badger Way, American Witch, Mastered by Her Mates, Bring The Heat (audio), Roar (audio), Witch Slapped, Heart of Venom, Vados: The Ujal, Wolfsbane (audio), Not His Werewolf, Survive The Night (audio), The Vampire Knitting Club, Turn Coat, The Guardians (audio), Accidental Abduction, Dual Abduction, Mercenary Abduction, & Haunted on Bourbon Street.


Thank’s for visiting. Have a great May


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Danielle Hammelef
Danielle Hammelef
May 13, 2019 10:37 am

Your life has been wonderfully busy and rewarding with all the family, gardening, books and blogging. Thanks for all your posts every week!

Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

We just FINALLY stopped doing Easter egg hunts with my kids this year—my youngest is 14. Yes, you read that right. 14. My middle daughter loves her routine and traditions, and she has a hard time letting go. LOL!

Kimberly @ Caffeinated Reviewer
May 1, 2019 7:15 pm

You had a great month and I love that you are gardening already. We have had a cold spell.

May 1, 2019 2:54 pm

What a busy month, glad you been enjoying april 😀 and had a fun easter

Kathy Valentine
Kathy Valentine
May 1, 2019 7:22 am

Awesome wrap up Angela!!! Love the pictures too!!! Shared on my socials!!💖💋

Alison F
May 1, 2019 7:20 am

Looks like you had a great month! Love the flowers and Endgame was awesome!!

Aj @ Read All The Things!
May 1, 2019 5:59 am

It sounds like you had a busy spring break. Your plants look great! It snowed here yesterday, so it’s still too early to plant anything. Have a good May!

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