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2018 Goals!

My word for the year in 2016 was intentional. I didn’t choose a word in 2017. This year my word is order. I want there to be a little more order to my day. – I’m working towards this by writing out a morning and night routine that I will try to follow most days. […]

MY FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2017

The majority of these weren’t published in 2017. They are just the books I read in 2017. I finally met my goal of reading 52 books in a year and there were definitely some great books in the mix. Favorite Biography/Memoir:   Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer Honorable Mention: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without […]

DECEMBER GOALS

I can’t believe it’s December. This year has flown by and I’m ready to close it out with a great month! But first we will review my November goals. NOVEMBER GOALS 1. Read 10 books. I finished 8 books this month…so still really good just didn’t quite get there. 2. Be physically active 21 days […]

Book Catch-Up

Since I was absent from the blog for around 6 months, I wanted to post what books I read during that time. So, here are the books I read from April-September this year. There are some gems in this list! Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer 4/5 stars               […]

November Goals

Read 10 books. I realize this a lofty goal for me, but I have fallen pretty far behind on my 2017 reading challenge. I would really like to try to finish as many books as possible from that list during these last two months, so we will see how it goes. I need to average […]

OCTOBER READS

After a way too long absence from the blog, I’m back! Here is what I read in October! Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt 3/5 stars Plot (from Amazon): Doomed to―or blessed with―eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. When […]

Little Letters – February

As soon as I saw this fun little letters link-up I knew I wanted to join in. It is hosted by Kristin from Taz and Belly on the second Friday of every month. Dear Starbucks, I really like your new Sous Vide Egg Bites (especially the egg white and red pepper ones). My taste buds […]