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Book Review – Under the Harrow

Hi friends! It's been awhile since I've done a book review!  Let's start with Under the Harrow, by Flynn Berry. I started this book in September, right after finishing a terrible mystery novel.  I was really hoping for a palate cleanser with this one.  Fortunately, this book was a much better read- it's a confident… Continue reading Book Review – Under the Harrow

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2018 Recap

Good morning, friends! As I type this, I am drinking coffee, have a knitting project on my lap (I needed a break from the llama amigurumi torso) and am wondering when the Twilight Zone marathon is starting (edit: it's already started, YAY!)  I can hardly believe it is already New Year's Eve. What a year.… Continue reading 2018 Recap

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Vacation Coziness

Good morning all! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas.  I've been on vacation all week, and it's been AWESOME. I really needed the break.  If I'm being honest, this time between Christmas and New Year's is my favorite part of the holiday season.  It's still festive but there's less pressure about Christmas, and… Continue reading Vacation Coziness

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A Cozy Weekend and Squishy Blanket Makes

This weekend I had a hard time studying.  I studied for 3 hours on Saturday and 3.5 hours Sunday.  The weather was rainy and cozy this weekend, and though this should have helped me get more into study mode, I really wanted to be doing other things. We did a little bit of shopping on… Continue reading A Cozy Weekend and Squishy Blanket Makes

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Labor Day Weekend Roundup

Hello friends!  US readers, I hope you've had a restful Labor Day weekend.  Right now it's rainy and cozy outside.  The weather this weekend was thankfully below 100 degrees, which was nice. Here's what I've been up to: Studying (boo) The fiscal year for our main client ended on Friday.  Now that the fiscal year… Continue reading Labor Day Weekend Roundup

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An Update: Caverning, Adulting, and Some Crafting

Hello everyone! I'm still struggling with finding a good update schedule for this little blog as I delve deeper into test mode (now less than two months away, gulp).  After doing yoga this morning, I grabbed a cup of coffee and here I am.  If there's anything I've learned in my life, it's that progress… Continue reading An Update: Caverning, Adulting, and Some Crafting

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Three Things for 2017

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a relaxing Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Festivus/whatever you celebrate. I've been having a pretty relaxing mini-vacation.  Boyfriend and I traveled home to see our families (we're from the same hometown, which is pretty convenient).  I've been relaxing with family and friends, crafting, gorging on food my mom has been making, running with… Continue reading Three Things for 2017

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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Crafty Christmas – Part One (Books)

Say what you will about procrastination and how it's something that we all need to ~rise above~, but it can be a really effective motivating tool.  I mean, what? I never procrastinate, coworkers who accidentally stumbled across my blog.  But let's be realistic here.  If your week is anything like mine, you are struggling to… Continue reading The Procrastinator’s Guide to Crafty Christmas – Part One (Books)