Sweet sixteens and other rites of passage

Tomorrow is my sixteenth birthday(!!!) As it always is for me, it's exciting and strange to be turning another age. This time, with all the created hype around this specific number, it's a little more crazy. I've always somewhat subconsciously and somewhat jokingly kept a list of rites of passage in my head, and turning… Continue reading Sweet sixteens and other rites of passage

Backlist movies I want to watch in 2019

The description "backlist" for these movies isn't completely accurate, but it is somewhat. About half of them came out before 2000, and the rest except for two came out before 2010. It's a lot of famous movies along with a few titles that were recommended to me. The plan is to either do mini-reviews of… Continue reading Backlist movies I want to watch in 2019

Good books I read in 2018

Once and for All by Sarah Dessen Keywords: contemporary YA, weddings, funny, sad, sweetFirst sentence: Well, this was a first.Last sentence: And this time, I’d say yes. Once and For All would be shelved as "fluffy contemporary," but that doesn't get across what I want to say about it. What I want to say is… Continue reading Good books I read in 2018

The 10 most popular posts of (2017 and) 2018

(This list was inspired by ModernMrs.Darcy's.) These are the ten most popular posts I've written since the beginning of this blog. As for as I can tell, it's a pretty random assortment. I guess it's kind of like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get.  10. The Liebster Award (AKA the… Continue reading The 10 most popular posts of (2017 and) 2018

An odd collection of thank you’s

To my friend,The other day, she told in an amused way how her twin brother had been driving them to school and nearly got into an accident when she thought to herself, "Yes! Now I'll be the better driver!" She probably hasn't thought about it since, but the frankness of her words has stuck with… Continue reading An odd collection of thank you’s

The next five books I think I will be reading

Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett (Founders #1) A general idea of what it's about: fantasy, a thief, a heist, magical technology Why I want to read it: Robert Jackson Bennett's other books, The Divine Cities, is on my short list of series that I've finished. They're also on my list of favorite fantasy books and favorite books… Continue reading The next five books I think I will be reading

Blog tour: 5 things by Emily at The Beaming Blonde

Em from Two Girls Two Mountains (who I collabed summer bucket lists with) is starting a new blog- The Beaming Blonde(!), and what better way to kick everything off than with a blog tour? Her first post will be this Saturday (thanks Olivia), and that is when my suspicions that her blog is going to be fantastic… Continue reading Blog tour: 5 things by Emily at The Beaming Blonde