Author: Katie

Weekly Tarot Spread

Weekly Tarot Spread

Happy Monday morning, friends! Many of you know how much I love reading Tarot cards. You can read My Tarot Philosophy here, but in a nutshell: I love how interpreting the cards taps into the hidden recesses of my brain. I spent a few minutes with my cards last night in anticipation for this week. …

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Weekly Review

Weekly Review

What a strange week! We’re all continuing to get over a cold that knocked us flat last week, but I want to check in on my week’s productivity nonetheless. I’ve been using my Hobonichi Techo Cousin to religiously track my time spent on various goals. I’m not sure if it’s actually going to help me …

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Abundance: Taking Stock of My Hidden Solutions

Abundance: Taking Stock of My Hidden Solutions

My 2018 Word of the Year is Abundance and I’m reserving Fridays to explore that concept. I originally chose abundance because I am overwhelmed with the amount of debt and stuff that I have and want to learn to focus on what truly makes me happy without buying things or spending extra money. I’m hoping to …

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The Witches of New York by Ami McKay

The Witches of New York by Ami McKay

I devoured The Witches of New York from the beginning until the end. You all know how much I love a good witchy story and this delivered! Rich in atmosphere and witch lore, this book is not to be missed by those who wish that magic was real. In the 1880s, Adelaide and Eleanor run …

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Word of the Year: Abundance

Word of the Year: Abundance

Have you ever picked a theme or a word of the year? With a lot of thought, I’ve decided that I’m going to try it in 2018. After stalking the internet, I’ve decided that my word of the year is going to be Abundance. From Merriam Webster: Definition of abundance 1: an ample quantity : an abundant amount : profusion  a city that …

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I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

Thank you to Netgalley and Doubleday Books for an advanced copy. All opinions are my own. This book is scheduled to be published in March and can be preordered HERE. I remember watching a TV show about the Romanovs when I was a very little girl. It had to be before 1992, because I vividly …

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2018 Goals

2018 Goals

We’ve reached the point where every blogger is setting their 2018 goals. Last year I threw mine together in a very slap-dash way, but am happy to say that I’m still pretty happy with the way 2017 turned out. But for 2018, I wanted to be very thoughtful about my aims, so I’ve been thinking …

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2017 Recap

2017 Recap

Happy New Year!! It’s already been said a million times before, but I cannot believe that it’s 2018. I wanted to post this recap sooner, but the timing never felt right. How could it be possible summarize my 2017 reading life while it was still 2017? But now that we are in our second day …

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The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

The Women in the Castle is yet another WWII book! This one was set in Germany and its central characters were members of the German resistance, which I’ve read nothing about. Marianne von Lingenfels’ husband is one of the leaders of the resistance and Marianne is assigned The Commander of the Wives and Children. When …

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2018 Tournament of Books

2018 Tournament of Books

The Long List for the 2018 Tournament of Books was released last week. Do you follow the Tournament? It’s a fun and engaging way to experience a book award!  The shortlist is announced in January but the tournament happens in March: each book is pitted against another, bracket-style. Each round is assigned a judge, who …

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