The Best Books I Read In 2018 . . . So Far!

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is drawing to a close. This year, I was blessed to be able to exceed my Goodreads reading challenge goals by reading over 60 books (my challenge was to read 52). Here are some of the highlights of this year — in no particular order: The Hate U GiveContinue reading “The Best Books I Read In 2018 . . . So Far!”

Why You Need To Treat Yourself This Holiday Season

Christmastime is here, and you know what that means. You are making your list and checking it twice to figure out who was naughty or nice. However, while you’re thinking about everyone and your mother this holiday season, there should be one person on your list. I know what you’re thinking: one more person? OhContinue reading “Why You Need To Treat Yourself This Holiday Season”

November Book of the Month Review

Liane Moriarty has been one of my favorite authors since I read Big Little Lies last year. Since then, I’ve read almost every one of her books including: What Alice Forgot and Truly Madly Guilty. So, when her new novel was one of the choices for this month’s Book of the Month, I jumped upContinue reading “November Book of the Month Review”

DIY Project: Crystal “Carrie” Necklace

Inspired by the necklace that was given to Carrie Bradshaw by Aleksandr Petrovsky, this necklace is one of my favorite pieces that I’ve made lately. And, even though it is beautiful, it is actually pretty simple (and inexpensive) to make. What I also love about this is that you can make it any way youContinue reading “DIY Project: Crystal “Carrie” Necklace”

Growing Pains: Getting Real About The Pains of Having Friendships (And Them Changing) As An Adult

When you are a student, making and keeping friends is so easy. In middle school, that basically meant sitting next to someone everyday at lunch to dish on the interaction in the hallway with that boy you’ve had a crush on for a week. In college, this means having a bunch of classes with someoneContinue reading “Growing Pains: Getting Real About The Pains of Having Friendships (And Them Changing) As An Adult”

14 Things Only Book Lovers Understand

If you haven’t guessed by now, I love to read. And, I love to read everything — from young adult to mystery to fiction to celebrity commentaries. I know that I am not alone here — many of my friends are heavy readers such as myself. But, if you’re a book-lover like me, chances areContinue reading “14 Things Only Book Lovers Understand”