Month: December 2017

2018 Blog Challenges

Posted December 31, 2017 by shooting in Personal / 62 Comments

Depending on where you live and when you’re reading this, Happy New Year! I hope that 2018 will be even better for all of us – worldwide and in our personal lives. I’m ending 2017 with 192 books read, which is pretty dang good I think! I only did the Goodreads Reading Challenge for 2017, […]

2018 Word of the Year

Posted December 29, 2017 by shooting in Personal / 35 Comments

2017 was the first year I ever chose a Word of the Year. In case you don’t know what this means, it’s when you choose one word that encompasses the goals and ideas you want to focus on for the year. I chose the word “Perseverance” and while I gave three examples in my original […]

Four Mini M/M Book Reviews

Posted December 28, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 9 Comments

Outside the Lines by Anna Zabo Review by Lauren Source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Miniature artist Ian Meyers has one week to rebuild his damaged set. Needing help, he goes to End o’ Earth, the local comic and gaming shop. Owner Simon Derry pushes all of […]

Show Us Your Books: Top Reads of 2017!

Posted December 26, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 48 Comments

Why yes, there was a Show Us Your Books post earlier this month. This time though, we are all sharing our top reads from the past year! As always, I’m linking up with Jana and Steph! First off though, if you celebrated Christmas yesterday, I hope it was fantastic and not full of stress! Top […]

DIY Winter Bucket List Jar + My Own List

Posted December 21, 2017 by shooting in Cincinnati, DIY / 34 Comments

One of my recent library craft events was to make a Winter Bucket List. I already had ideas of things I wanted to do this Christmas/Winter season so I immediately signed my mom and I up. While we were indeed making a Winter Bucket List, it wasn’t simply writing a to-do list down on paper. […]

Picture Book Review Roundup

Posted December 20, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 28 Comments

*all books were provided for review, but the opinions throughout are my own* Cookiesaurus Rex by Amy Fellner Dominy and Nate Evans Add on Goodreads Review by Lauren Review: Cookiesaurus Rex is all about a cookie in the shape of a dinosaur who wants to be the king of cookies. He’s completely fine with his […]