Year of the Asian Reading Challenge 2020

Happy Sunday deerlings! In 2019 I learned about the AMAZING Year of the Asian Reading Challenge (#YARC) and I was able to participate until about September when life got super busy and I just lost track of what books I read. But! This year I really want to do this challenge again, especially since one…

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge

What’s up deerlings? I hope you’re doing well!   What is the #YARC2019 ? #YARC2019 is the Year of the Asian Reading Challenge 2019¬†hosted by Shealea @ Shut up Shealea, CW from The Quiet Pond, Lily from Sprinkles of Dreams, and Vicky over at Vicky Who Reads. This is a year long reading challenge in…

[Book Club] Outer Order, Inner Calm

Happy Wednesday morning deerlings! If you’re new to the blog, I am part of the Paper & Glam Book Club run by Lisamarie Landreth over at Paper & Glam. We meet around the last Thursday of every month over on the P&G Book Club channel to chat live about the book. This month we talked…

Shifting into (Extra)Ordinary Time

Happy Sunday deerlings! I’d hoped to have this post up for you before now, but there were things out of my control. It’s almost the end of January and my Christmas decor has just come down. I know you’re thinking “Anna, it’s so freaking late why did you leave it up so long?” Well there’s…

The Pondathon Begins!

What is the Pondathon? The Pondathon is a co-operative and story-driven readathon hosted and run by CW from The Quiet Pond. The aim of the Pondathon is to read books and collect points to protect the friends over at The Quiet Pond from the encroaching malevolent forces that threaten our friends in the forest. Have…

Series Catchup: An Ember in the Ashes

Alright deerlings,¬† have you ever looked at a super HYPED series and just pushed it to the back of your TBR because while you know it’s going to be good you just couldn’t handle waiting between each book in the series? Yeah I did that for Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes series. Now,…

What I Read On My Trip

Hello deerlings! Last year J and I were FINALLY able to take the time and go off on our honeymoon. We took a 14 day transatlantic cruise that took us around some amazing parts of Spain and Portugal. It was an incredible experience to finally, FINALLY be able to travel abroad. Also we discovered sherry…

Scones & Tomes | A New Decade

  Happy 2020 deerlings! Oh my goodness, how the heck is it not only a new year but an entirely new decade? Like…how? Seriously, 10 years ago I was 15 and hiding in my room doing forum roleplays with my sister and watching Twilight on repeat while listening to MCR. I just can’t believe it….

#BACKTOGYST | 10 Ways I’m Simplifying This Month

Happy Tuesday deerlings! Where is the year going? It’s already August! Like who in the world allowed this?! August has always been a prep month for me. When I was in high school this is when we had our orientation, did all of the back to school shopping, last minute visits to the grandparents, etc….

24in48 Readathon Wrap Up

So this is a little late, but the readathon is over! I’m pretty proud of myself even though I didn’t quite make my goal of 16 hours (I came in at 15.5). I’ve never done this readathon before so I honestly didn’t have very high expectations even though I tend to make lofty goals for…

My Favorite NFP/FAM Resources

I definitely did not plan my content schedule very well this summer. Here it is Friday and I realized that I did not get a post about Natural Family Planning / Fertility Awareness Methods up. Ya’ll I’m not a doctor and there are a billion people must more educated than I on this subject, but…