1. Growing Apart and Moving On

    A few years ago, I developed a reading itch that I could not get rid of. I start my bumpy ride into blogging. Amidst the most difficult time in my life, reading was my salvation.

    But now that itch is gone. I lost my motivation to read, trying to be…

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  2. Newly Acquired 9/15/2013

    New books acquired through bargain.

    Last week, I talked about reading on a budget and the ways I find new books. This week I will share with you the new discoveries I found at some of these locations.

    The library.

    On Thursday I went into the library with the intent to check out some books.…

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  3. Review: Raven Flight by Juliet Marillier

    Raven Flight picks up a few months after the ending of Shadowfell. With the spring rapidly…

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  4. Budget Beauty: Beauty Subscription Boxes

    Within the past few years, the market has boomed with the introduction to subscriptions boxes for…

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  5. Classics Club Review - Bambi: A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten #ccbookreviews

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  6. #ccmeme #classicsclub

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  7. Shopping on a budget: Weekly shopping 9/7/13

    Sixty dollars a week isn’t much to spend on food at first glance. I am still getting you used to this amount myself. Before I put myself on a weekly stipend of $60, I would eat out for lunch and dinner, cook when I felt like it. But when I saw my savings…

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  8. Where were you on September 11, 2001?

    Every year on the anniversary of September 11th, I get asked the question, where were you on this day? Or I overhear conversations of what people where doing.

    On September 11th, 2001, I was sitting in my Health Science Nursing class. I was 16 years old…

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  9. "No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting."
    — Mary Wortley Montagu (via bookmania)
  10. bookmania:

    "A love of reading is contagious." — Phyllis C. Hunter (Photo via piccsy)