Last year, my Cherished Blogfest post was about my engagement ring (which is now my wedding ring!). The year before that, my blog was about my late father’s journal. This year, my cherished item is my Fujifilm Instax 9 – my instant camera. My analog camera was a purchase I was thinking about making for… Continue reading Cherished Blogfest #CBF17: My Instax Camera
This fall I want to focus on reading rather than writing. I stumbled upon The House Cup Reading Challenge, an adorable read-a-thon hosted by Live Love Read, Kelsey’s Cluttered Bookshelf, Booksy Daisy, and Escape Under the Cover! This reading challenge runs from October 15th to November 12th, and is Harry Potter themed!!! I’m obviously a Ravenclaw… Continue reading The House Cup Reading Challenge Sign-Up!
The past two weeks have been a juggling act of hurricane prep and a full schedule. So to set the goal of 5 books in the span of two weeks? What was I thinking? Luckily, I was able to pull through and reach my goal for the third year of my participation in Tackle Your… Continue reading #TackleTBR Read-A-Thon Wrap-Up!
Between major life changes and enduring Hurricane Irma, I had to take an unforeseen hiatus from blogging, but I’m back to announce my involvement with my 3rd Tackle Your TBR Read-a-Thon! (Here’s 2015 & 2016.) The goal is to read as much of the To-Read list as possible within the given time frame. This year,… Continue reading Tackle Your TBR Read-a-Thon 2k17! #TackleTBR
That’s the question that I imagine is asked to my not-quite-on-hiatus-blog. I have not been blogging as often as I should be, due to a busy schedule that is not as busy anymore. To answer this question, here’s a hint: I got married! Planning a wedding and actually getting married takes a lot of time,… Continue reading What’s Been Going On, Amanda?
Book reviews are common across blogs. They’re a way for bloggers to connect to their readers by sharing or recommending favorites. I do a lot of book reviews on this blog, mainly because I love books and I love sharing my thoughts on books, both critiques and praise. Book reviews are great for the beginning… Continue reading Write a Book Review in 6 Steps
I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by Dev! Thank you! Rules: Show the award on your blog Thank the person that has nominated you Share 7 different facts about myself Nominate 15 blogs of your choice Link your nominees and let them know of your nomination 7 Facts About Me: I was first… Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award