N.E.W.T.s Read-a-Thon 2019: Wrap Up || Challenges

N.E.W.T.s Read-a-Thon 2019: Wrap Up || Challenges

Hey beautiful people! Well ... the time has come ... to admit ... I didn't complete the N.E.W.T.s ... These things happen, but I don't regret doing the challenge. I think doing a big reading challenge in July and then trying to do this challenge was a little too much ... since I apparently now [...]

N.E.W.T.s Read-a-Thon 2019: Update || Challenges

N.E.W.T.s Read-a-Thon 2019: Update || Challenges

Hey beautiful people! So ... it happened again. I began reading a book during this challenge and just ... couldn't get into it. This month, I decided to take part in a read-a-long of Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk ... but I honestly couldn't get past chapter 3. I don't know if it's a MOOD [...]

N.E.W.T.s Read-a-Thon 2019 || Challenges

N.E.W.T.s Read-a-Thon 2019 || Challenges

Hey beautiful people! Back in April of this year (2019), Alex @ WhimsyPages and Rachael @ Dog-Eared Pages both introduced me to the BEAUTIFUL O.W.L.s Read-a-Thon challenge ... which I was like, "hello --- where has this challenge been all my life?" Afterwards, Alex mentioned that there's a FOLLOW UP challenge ... the N.E.W.T.s Read-a-Thon! [...]

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2019 || Challenges

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2019 || Challenges

Hey beautiful people! Yea, yea ... I KNOW it's already halfway through 2019 ... but I was looking at everyone's posts on this and thought, "why not"? I ALWAYS say I'm going to try the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge but I always cave ... or I don't show my final results because I failed. So THIS [...]

O.W.Ls Read-a-Thon 2019: Wrap Up || Challenges

O.W.Ls Read-a-Thon 2019: Wrap Up || Challenges

Hey beautiful people! Last month, I decided to participate in the O.W.Ls Read-a-Thon that I saw both Rachael @ Dog-Eared Pages and Alex @ WhimsyPages posted about. This was created by Book Roast! Since I took about half of April off of reading to binge the Marvel films in the anticipation of seeing "Avengers: End [...]

O.W.Ls Read-a-Thon 2019: Update || Challenges

O.W.Ls Read-a-Thon 2019: Update || Challenges

Hey beautiful people! Last month, I decided to participate in the O.W.Ls Read-a-Thon that I saw both Rachael @ Dog-Eared Pages and Alex @ WhimsyPages posted about. This was created by Book Roast! Unfortunately ... I didn't take into consideration how long my reading hiatus would be with re-watching ALL of the Marvel films before [...]

O.W.Ls Read-a-Thon 2019 || Challenges

O.W.Ls Read-a-Thon 2019 || Challenges

Hey beautiful people! Alex @ WhimsyPages and Rachael @ Dog-Eared Pages both recently posted about the OWLs Read-a-Thon ... WHY HAVE I NOT HEARD ABOUT THIS BEFORE?! I read over their posts and fell in love with the concept. Though it's already started, I'm still going to give it a go. I really need some [...]

52 Weeks of Gratitude Challenge [Week Fifty-Two]: Did this Challenge Change You?

Hello beautiful people! Wow...the last "52 Weeks of Gratitude" post...it's been a year of this already?! That's completely and utterly insane, but also so incredible and surreal! I just want to quickly thank Laura Beth over at Hot Shot Headlines for convincing me to start this challenge and for all the wisdom she provided me [...]

52 Weeks of Gratitude Challenge [Week Fifty-One]: 100 Things to be Thankful for

Hello beautiful people! There's so much to love about life! Honestly, just sit and think about it for a moment. You are ALIVE, breathing and experiencing so many things that may vastly differ or be incredibly similar to others in the world. The concept of "living" is such a surreal and extraordinary thing to think [...]

52 Weeks of Gratitude Challenge [Week Fifty]: Lessons Learned this Year

This past year has been a whirlwind of experiences; from wonderful and magical to heartbreaking and nerve-wrecking, my last year has been full of all kinds of challenges. ...I'm going to open upΒ quiteΒ a bit, which feels weird...but you lot all seem like pretty nice people, so I think I can do it. Learning to trust [...]