Here are the books I’ve read since the last time I did a recap. A few from late June, but mostly July. Tweet Cute by Emma Lord | Sort of a modern YA You’ve Got Mail. There are multiple layers to this adorable love story that eventually all come together beautifully. This one kept me up late reading several nights in a row. 😍😍😍😍😍 10 … Continue reading What I’m Reading in July
Can you guys believe this month is almost over? 2020 continues to be a strange beast. Time is moving fast and slow. Months and weeks kind of blur together when our days are so similar. I’m not complaining, really. As much as I look forward to the future when words like pandemic, quarantine, and “new normal” are not part of our daily routine – I’ve … Continue reading July 2020 in review.
It would appear that 2020 is in no hurry to take it easy on us. Like everyone else, life has been a series of one step forward and two steps back, making the urge to wallow and whinge strong. But we know better. We’ve learned to look for the things bringing us joy in the little moments. It’s the only way to battle the blahs … Continue reading 5 Things Bringing Me Joy Right Now.
When I look back on this time someday, these are the things I hope to remember. Not how Facebook was driving me crazy or how much I hate group texts or how much I miss that sense of normalcy that we’ve always taken for granted. I want to remember the beautiful moments that we found when we were forced to slow down and focus on … Continue reading wordless wednesday | pictures of june
How has summer been treating your reading life? I’ve found that quarantine life equals lazy mornings which results in staying up late reading most nights. So my nightstand reads are getting a fair amount of attention. Those are the lighter, fluffier reads that I trust not to make sleeping difficult. My book club picks have been hit or miss. Most of them have had heavier … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading Lately | June 15, 2020
Summer vacation started a couple of weeks ago but for the most part nothing has changed. Despite some restrictions being lifted in town, we’re still mostly staying at home and trying to keep busy and avoid the news. Oh wait, that last part is just me. That said, with school work out of the way and my husband back at work, we’ve had more time … Continue reading Summer Vacation: Stuck at Home Still Edition
People keep talking about the new normal we’re going to have to adjust to when things start to open back up. I have mixed feelings about this phrase because I have mixed feelings about what life in quarantine has been like. The things I will miss and the things I won’t miss if and when life starts to resemble before. Before quarantine I would stop … Continue reading Before and After. Thoughts on life before quarantine and “new normals”
I saw this tag at A Book. A Thought. and loved it so much that I tagged myself in immediately. What is your reading life like while you are stuck at home? Keep scrolling for a peek at mine. Rules Thank the person who nominated you – thanks self! And thanks to Sofii for sharing. Answer all the questions down below Pingback to the creator: … Continue reading The Stuck at Home Book Tag.
I just finished creating a summer reading challenge for 2020 because my kids have ONE WEEK LEFT of distance learning before our summer break begins! Is anyone else baffled by how fast and how slow quarantine seems to go at the same exact time? My kids are counting down the days and I’m trying to get a game plan put together so that we don’t … Continue reading Summer Reading BINGO 2020 | Free Printable