How to Celebrate the “Icelandic Book Flood” with your family on Christmas Eve.

I think everyone on the internet is familiar with the Icelandic  jólabókaflóð or the Christmas Book Flood. Since WWII, Icelanders began a tradition born of necessity really, in which they exchange books on Christmas Eve and then spend the remainder of the evening reading at home. Obviously the introvert in me is obsessed with all of this. I’m sure that social media has greatly romanticized and … Continue reading How to Celebrate the “Icelandic Book Flood” with your family on Christmas Eve.

The 5 Books from Owl Crates Past That I Want To Read Next

Confession time: I have too many books. I know, this is a shocking revelation. Despite my efforts to keep my book collection in check, there always seems to be more books coming in than getting read. This afternoon I decided to look through all of the Owl Crate books that I’ve received over the last two years that I haven’t read yet. My goal was … Continue reading The 5 Books from Owl Crates Past That I Want To Read Next

5 Songs I Loved When I Was 16.

I’m linking up again with Mama Kat’s World Famous Writer’s Workshop. Albeit, I’m linking up a little late – but hopefully you won’t mind. This week Mama Kat asked: 4. What was your favorite song when you were 16 years old…is it still a favorite? According to my calculator, I was 16 in 1998. Remember the 90’s? A musical cornucopia of delights. Or if you … Continue reading 5 Songs I Loved When I Was 16.