I've always been the girl who brings a book with her. It doesn't matter where I'm going. Having a book with you means you'll have something to read in those moments in life that seem to drag. But there are other reasons to read in public besides filling time and getting through your book a little faster.Continue Reading
I enjoyed this book. And, at the same time, I didn't enjoy this book. It's one of the first books I've read that I can honestly say is a clear two-star. I liked parts, but not all. And now...I need to vent a bit. So, let's pretend we're sitting in a coffee shop, sipping chai lattes and gabbing about books.Continue Reading
Written in pockets of memories, reading this book is like bouncing around someone's box of everyday trinkets, things kept for their personal significance, that, though seemingly random and unconnected, all somehow fit together into a compelling story of indomitable spirit.Continue Reading
"Where are you going?" Jasmine snapped. Her sister stopped in the doorway. She stood still for a long moment, then slowly turned. Kitty looked at her with disgust. "Where am I going?" Kitty said, her voice dripping with disdain. "I'm going to Ted's house. Where I won't have to hear you nag me."Continue Reading
I mentioned in my book haul post last week that I opened an Etsy shop in January. I’ve been considering opening a shop for nearly a year, humming and hawing over what I could sell. Once I finally decided on the earrings I’d discovered and started making, I spent over two months trying to figure […]Continue Reading

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As consumers, we tend to have auto-buy brands for specific items. Many of us buy the same brand of toilet paper or paper towel or laundry soap every single time. Why? Because those are the brands we know. We know what to expect from that product and we know that we will be satisfied with it. Continue Reading