June and July’s Reading Recap

I’m behind on posting my reading recaps! I started a new job and we’ve been traveling a ton so it hasn’t felt like there’s been any time for blogging. To make up for it, here’s a 2 month round-up. June A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas. 4/5 ⭐️  “When nineteen-year-old huntress […]

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April Reads

After a bit of a slow reading month in March, April was a month filled with some fantastic reads! My TBR (to be read) stack remains dozens of books long but I’m feeling like I’m in a great reading groove. Nothing sparks joy like surveying my bookshelf and deciding which book I’m going to begin […]

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march reads

March was a blah reading month for me. I didn’t love anything I read and I actually stopped a book entirely 150 pages in which I never do. I abandon a book only if I truly dislike it otherwise will forge on – I don’t think I abandoned a book in all of 2020! Here’s […]

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february reads

February has been another busy reading month for me! One of the favorite parts of my day is sitting out on my balcony with a good book. There’s a large tree in front of our house that has leaves that rustle in the breeze. Birds like to fly in and sit on the branches chirping […]

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summer reading list

Lately it seems that the world is changing daily but one thing is certain – I absolutely can’t wait until we visit New England in July! It is almost hard to believe that we’ve spent most of 2020 right in our home. I actually love our townhome which has a nice outdoor space where I […]

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a fresh start to the new year

I hope you’ve all had a wonderful holiday and great kick-off to the New Year! The time away from work was exactly what I needed to start the new year feeling refreshed and energized. At the start of a new year I always like to reflect and set goals for the year ahead. As I’ve […]

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the 50+ books I read in 2019

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! Whatever holiday you celebrate I hope you were able to spend time surrounded by those you love. I’ve had off work this entire week and my time away from the office has been a perfect blend of relaxation and visiting with friends and family. Yesterday, I completed my […]

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favorite books of 2019

It’s hard to believe that we’re already to November and there are just a few short months left before the new year! Before we know it we’ll be running around doing our holiday shopping, making baked goods galore, snuggling up watching Hallmark movies, and seeing the first snowfall of the year. Thanksgiving and Christmas are […]

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best reads for your beach vacation

The current weather in Rochester, NY  is 15 degrees with snow showers anticipated all day. I have felt cold to the bone since December so needless to say I am ready for warmth. Luckily, we’re going on our first cruise vacation ever in just 2 and a half weeks! It’s a 10-day vacation in total […]

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