Hi everyone! Today is a freebie Top 10 Tuesday with Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl. I loved last week's category - Cozy/Wintry Reads - but I've had a hard time getting much reading in lately because of life. Instead, today I'm focusing on cozy things that have brought me little bouts of joy throughout… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday – A Few Cozy Things
I'm linking up with the awesome Bookish Beck to share my library usage for November! As you know, reading has been slow for me lately, but I returned to the library in November and have been enjoying the New Arrivals shelf! This is a great meme to join because it involves lists (who doesn't love… Continue reading Library Checkout – November 2018
My 2018 word of the year has been abundance. I haven't written about it much but I've been plugging away at my little goals, which are mostly to get rid of the things that are cluttering up my house. I'm hoping that clearing out the extra stuff will allow a little more joy to find its… Continue reading The Chaos of Clutter
Here in the US, we will be celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday. Today's Top 10 Tuesday prompt is things we are thankful for. Thank you, Janai, for hosting this linkup! So here it is, the notable and the superficial, the literary and the not quite literary: My Little Family How do I love thee? Let me… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday – Thankful
Today I'm linking up with Anne Bogel to share what I've been reading lately. I've recently had a dry spell in my reading but am back at it! The story of my life. But it feels good to curl up on the couch with a book in my hands again. And, of course, to feel… Continue reading What I’m Reading Lately – November 2018
Returning to book blogging is hard work! There are so many tiny little tasks that need to be accomplished - updating a neglected Goodreads account, remembering the rhythm of memes, remembering how to even use wordpress, reconnecting with old friends with my tail between my legs, etc. It's a reminder of how much work I put… Continue reading The Pains of Catching Up
(featured image is credited to Carrot Top Paper Shop) This is my first time joining That Artsy Reader Girl since she took over Top Ten Tuesday. Big thanks to Janai for taking this on! Today's topic is bookish items I'd like to own - so if you're looking for holiday gift ideas, go check… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday – Bookish Items On My Wishlist!
One of the projects that I've been reaching for lately has been an english paper piecing project that I've been working on since December 2014 - nearly four years! Here's its current state: Each of these hexies has been hand sewed into place over the last four years. I was terrified of hand sewing when I… Continue reading Scrumptious English Paper Piecing
I set up my November bullet journal last week and froze - what are my goals this month? Setting goals have been hard for me lately. We're nearing the end of the year and bloggers everywhere will be reviewing how well they did with their 2018 goals. I can tell you right now - I didn't… Continue reading Clarity for November
I'm typing this blog post because I simply MUST blog. I haven't blogged since September and I haven't written anything since then either. How can this be? How can time go so quickly? I don't have any special pictures for this post. Or any special message or goal here. I just want to write for about… Continue reading I’m Alive!