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Tea Talks. Vol.1

In Newfoundland, it always seems to be that when there is a gathering of some kind the tea is poured. During some of the happiest and saddest times in my life, there has been a kettle bubbling in the corner and a gathering of comfort and conversation around a steamy cup. For me, a cup of tea represents that comfort and the hominess always put me at ease and opens me up. Which is why I chose tea talks as my way of sharing a little bit of myself with you all. I hope this is a place we can…

2017 Reading Recommendations

Well, another year of reading has come and gone and although I did not reach my 2017 reading goal I still managed to read some amazing tales. In this post, I will share what some of my favorite books of 2017 were, and I will share with you what my reading goals are for 2018. Because it’s always a good idea to have a game plan. I had a pretty ambitious reading goal in 2017 of 35 books. I thought this was pretty manageable seeing how I read 30 in 2016. However, I ended up spending much more…

Favorite Blog Post of 2017

With this year coming to an end I find myself in a rather reflective mood. And looking back on my 2017 blogging ventures is easy because it was a big year for the old blog! I switched my site to self-hosted this year, I committed to a posting schedule, I started to work with brands, I wrote an e-book. Woah, what a year! I have learned so much about blogging, writing, collaborations, working with brands, marketing, and problem-solving. It has been a stressful and fun 2017 with lots of planning and creativity. And the reward is the…

5 Spine Chilling Book Recommendations

Fall is in full swing. The leaves are finally turning the most beautiful shades of red, orange, brown. The air is crisp. I just love fall and all its spooky magic. It’s spooky and spine-chilling magic. Another perk of Fall is of course reading! When fall rolls around my reading endeavors usually amp up a bit. You know fuzzy blankets, tea, and all that reading coziness. It is not only my reading habits that change but also the material. October is the perfect month to start a spiritual or spooky read. Nothing too scary of course, a…

Three Books that Taught me About Self-Love

Reading about the topic of self-love has always been the best way I have learned about my own personal limiting believes and have been able to grow and expand my goals, outlook, and perspectives. I reached out to an amazing blogger whos blog has inspired me in so many ways. Lecy from A Simpler Grace. I asked Lecy to share with us her favorite books that have taught her about self-love in her own life. Get out a pen because you might want to add these to your summer reading list. Hi! I’m Lecy and I…

The Book Lovers Tag

Hello, everyone! I have been seeing this tag post pop up everywhere lately and I thought I would give it a go. Why you may ask? Well because if there is one thing I like almost as much as reading it’s writing. So why not write about reading. You feel me?   Do you have a specific place for reading? My favorite place to read is in the cabin, with little distraction I can read a book in one weekend if it is chilly outside. So peaceful. Bookmarks or random pieces of paper? Bookmarks.  I have a few books…

June Goals

It is finally June! Can you believe it? I am so ready for summer to come, it was a terrible winter here in Newfoundland and a terrible spring so I am trying to be super happy and optimistic that this summer will make up for it all. Come on weather gods, I need the sunshine! Anyway moving along,  I was going to change this post up a bit but I have decided to keep it simple with a short list of goals for the coming month. Before we get into my goals for the month of June why not have…

May Goals

Guys is it just me or did April freaking fly? Seriously where did this month go? It has been a kind of blah April for moi I must admit, my mood, the weather. It has just been blah. Not bad, just blah. I am still patiently waiting for spring days to inspire my soul, it has been a slow process up here in this icy windy land I call home. I guess all those dresses I keep buying will have to keep waiting for their time to shine. Anyway, I am excited and a little underprepared to head into May…

April Goals

Hi there, and happy April! I hope you had a great March and are looking forward to the spring months coming up. I know I am. So in keeping with this new monthly commitment, I am here to update you on my March goal progress and share some plans for the coming April month. Here it goes… March Goals 2017 Finish reading 3 books: Ok so the book Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill is a very big read, however, I did manage to finish The Highly Sensitive Person…

March Goals

Hello, everyone! I am excited to be writing this post! The last monthly goals post I wrote was in March of 2016. Woah time flies! I wanted to get back into the swing of writing these little monthly goals posts because while I was looking at last years posts I felt rather nostalgic to see the plans and things I was up to back then. These kinds of posts are not only a great way to hold yourself accountable but also fun to look back upon. So seeing how March 1st is the traditional beginning of the new year I…