Updates

New Year. New Adventures

Hey all!

Happy New Year!! Can you believe it’s 2020?

I have been thinking it over and would really like to try to start blogging again (I know, I know.. I’ve said this many times and never followed through). However, you will notice (if anyone actually reads this) that I have been playing with various themes. I am trying to give my blog and face-lift of sorts, playing with layouts and colors until I find something that screams ‘this is it! keep me!!’.

Fingers crossed!

Books, Nuts About Books, Reviews

Book Review: Stretched Too Thin by Jessica N. Turner

Turner’s latest book – Stretched Too Thin is definitely one to check out. The subtitle, ‘How WORKING MOMS Can LOSE the GUILT, WORK SMARTER, and THRIVE’ says it all. Find balance is the key to success in this area and Turner’s book helps reach this goal.

Stretched-Too-Thin

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FabFitFun – Spring 2019

Hey all!

I’m just a little behind on posting don’t ya think? Hahaha.. However, I did want to go ahead and share the goodies I received in my last FabFitFun box.

Without further ado, here we go!

 

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Books, Nuts About Books, Reviews

Book Review: The Cost of Betrayal

Hey all!

One of my goals for this year is to read more. That being said, being a teacher I am always reading some form of materials. I’ll be honest and state that I mainly focus on educational pieces that will either be used in the classroom or help guide me in my teaching.

However, I want to incorporate more varieties of reading into my life again. When I was younger, I spent most of my free time reading. It wasn’t uncommon for me to start, finish, and possibly start another novel in a day. I kinda miss that.

For the past few years I have been a member of the Nuts About Books program where I would be sent various books to review. I’ll be honest, I kind of slacked on that over the past year as life and its happenings got in the way of most things. However, I hope I am back on track now.

The first book that I’ll be reviewing for you all is The Cost of Betrayal. This book consists of “Three Romance Suspense Novellas” by Dee Henderson, Dani Pettrey and Lynette Eason.

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Beauty, Challenges, Cleaning, Declutter, samples

Declutter Challenge: Samples to use up!

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As with most other years, I’ve challenged myself to declutter my home and life. One of the first things I am working on is those pesky sample packets that we all have a love/hate relationship with.

Here’s a quick rundown on the products:

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Updates

Hello 2019!

2019

Hey All!

It’s been a while since I posted. Many things happened over the past 6 months that prevented me from having any real time to devote to this.However, I am hoping that 2019 starts to look up. After all, people always say something along the lines of “New Year, New Me, Fresh Start.”

Many people have started adopting a word of the year. I decided that this is something I want to do for myself this year. I decided to choose the word RESET. Why? Because I just feel like I need to reset and get back to the basics. I found myself at a point that I envision myself getting back to earlier in 2018 before life threw its curve ball. However, I put everything else before myself when it was needed. I feel like everything is at a good point to start taking care of me again.

With that being said, I do have some goals in mind that I’m going to share to hold me somewhat accountable.

  1. Exercise: I felt so much better after starting Zumba early last year. I haven’t joined up for any classes but I’d like to get back to it; whether it be following Youtube videos or what I remember. This was beneficial for many areas of my life. I felt so much better and had much more energy.
  2. Read More: I challenge myself to read at least 20 books this year. I love reading and have many books here feeling neglected. I am hoping to incorporate book reviews back into the revamp of the blog.
  3. Write More: I write online for Canadian Beats, an online Canadian Music site. I try to keep up with reviews but, again, that has been pushed to the side for much of the past few months. Not only am I hoping to be more involved in that again (I love music after all), but I am hoping to start blogging more. I really enjoy the creative outlet that it gives.
  4. Adventure More: So far I have one trip planned for this year. I’m heading to Toronto this Summer for the Backstreet Boy’s DNA tour. I cannot wait. I am sure there will be many more adventures to add to the list!
  5. Declutter: This is always my mission. I just hope to figure out something that keeps me organized and keeps down on the dust. Oh boy aren’t my allergies driving me crazy as I begin this task.

 

I’m sure there will be other small goals that I will incorporate throughout the year. Do you have any goals set for yourself? If so, I’d love to hear all about them!