This week, I decided to try something new in the realm of baking goodies. I actually do enjoy baking, but it’s one of those things where I get into the baking spirit for 6 weeks straight, fall off for 3 months and restart the cycle. Nonetheless, I find joy and serenity in the process and… Read More Dried Cranberry and White Chocolate Biscotti
I’ve definitely got sunshine on a cloudy day! Lots of thanks to Sophia @ SOPHIAAXO for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award xo. As she wrote, this is an award given to bloggers who exude creativity, positivity and inspiration. I can honestly say I’m so excited to be considered. The Rules: Thank your nominator… Read More I’ve Got Sunshine…The Sunshine Blogger Award!
Everything, Everything proves to be a groundbreaking novel for me. Released in September of 2015, Nicola Yoon seems to have paved a new path in the Young Adult universe, incorporating diversity and creativity into a world of mental and physical illness, emotional and physical abuse, love, betrayal (huh?! what?) and, most importantly, hope. A Pretty, Brief… Read More Book/Movie Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
My blog has been nominated for the Unique Blogger Award, my first award tag! What? Thank you so much to Nadwa @ PainfullyFictional for thinking of me for this award! Check out her blog for some great bookish content, such as book reviews and fun tags. The rules: Share the link of the blogger who… Read More A Pretty Story Nominated for the Unique Blogger Award!
In life, the one lesson that has been ingrained in my brain is to enjoy the little things. Cherish them. Do not take them for granted. I am a firm believer; I get way too excited over Harry Potter references, old kitten photos of my cats, cute items which make a space just a little bit sweeter…… Read More 3 Ways to Make a Small Garden Pretty
The shiny, reminiscent moon hides behind the angriest of clouds. The unforgiving rain falls incessantly. The thunder roars through the sky. It is on these nights which I like to wrap this natural homebody up in a warm blanket with a good book. Interruptions and (some) responsibilities do not exist at this point; just the particular world and… Read More 5 Books to Read on a Dark and Stormy Night (Listicle Tag)
The first week of May reared its pretty, flower-crowned head and whisked by reminding us to stop and look at the blooming flowers. As I reflect about the previous month, I’m very happy about how pleasant it actually was. April has been the month of breathing in fresh air at some historical parks (check out my… Read More April 2017 Favorites