My 2019 summer bucket list & collab with Olivia @ Purely Olivia! (warning: lengthy post ahead)

I write down a lot of stuff. I am a writer-downer. Whenever I feel stressed/upset/excited/normal, one of my first instincts is to find paper and something to write with. It feels nicer when my thoughts are out where I can see and touch them than when they’re stuck in my head and creating traffic jams.… Continue reading My 2019 summer bucket list & collab with Olivia @ Purely Olivia! (warning: lengthy post ahead)

More new and upcoming books I have my eye on

Last week I posted a list of ten new and upcoming books, and today I have ten more. There's just so many good books! With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo Release date: May 7, 2019Genre: Young adult contemporaryThoughts: High school, working, college applications, a baby, cooking, a little bit of magic, best friend,… Continue reading More new and upcoming books I have my eye on

New movies coming out this summer that I think are noteworthy

The story of this post begins with a podcast. At school, my friend (who I wrote this birthday card to) asked if I had listened to The Popcast's most recent episode, Episode 297: Summer Movie Review. I said no, because while I think I've listened to every episode of the sibling podcast, The Bible Binge,… Continue reading New movies coming out this summer that I think are noteworthy

Three podcast recommendations

I started listening to podcasts because of the blog ModernMrs.Darcy by Anne Bogel. For most of the week, the posts are all about reading and life, but every Tuesday, new episodes of her podcast, What Should I Read Next?, are dropped. When I first started reading her blog, I would check every Tuesday knowing there would be… Continue reading Three podcast recommendations

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