Month: July 2018

A Picture Book Review: Go to Sleep, Little Creep

Posted July 31, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 19 Comments

Go to Sleep, Little Creep by David Quinn and illustrated by Ashley Spires Review by Lauren source: copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): Even monsters have to go to sleep. But before little trolls turn out the light and werewolves settle in to dream, there’s fur to be brushed, […]

All the Local Things: July 2018

Posted July 30, 2018 by shooting in Cincinnati / 21 Comments

Local Tourist is normally the last weekday of the month, but I have another post that needs to go live tomorrow, so I”m a little bit early. However, this link-up is done with Dara from Not In Jersey and we’d love for you to share your own “local” posts! A Look Back on July… It’s […]

3 Things To Know Before Riding the London Eye

Posted July 26, 2018 by shooting in Travel / 28 Comments

When In London: The London Eye The London Eye is probably something that enters a lot of people’s mind when they think of London, England. It’s essentially a ferris wheel except you’re fully enclosed. As someone who is terrified of heights, and hates ferris wheels, I wasn’t really sure about going on the London Eye. […]

20 Question Book Tag

Posted July 25, 2018 by shooting in Discussion, Personal / 44 Comments

If you liked this post, please pin! 20 Question Book Tag I was tagged by the lovely Alix of A Pint-Sized Life and I’m finally getting around to answering all of these fun book-themed questions. If you’d like to do this book tag, consider yourself tagged and let me know when you post, because I’d […]

Graphic Novel Review: All Summer Long

Posted July 24, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 24 Comments

Hey everyone! I’m here today to share a really awesome graphic novel called All Summer Long by Hope Larson. With only about a month left of summer, now is a good time to grab a copy of All Summer Long for your shelves! All Summer Long by Hope Larson Review by Lauren Source: copy from […]

Update On My Summer Bucket List

Posted July 22, 2018 by shooting in Discussion / 47 Comments

Wow, it’s already been a full month since the beginning of Summer. That means it’s time for me to link up with my fellow bloggers and give you an update on my Summer Bucket List! Swim at Night: I’ve actually been able to do this a few times this summer, which is great! There’s just […]

Why I Decorate My Planner After the Fact!

Posted July 19, 2018 by shooting in Discussion, Planning / 46 Comments

Seriously – this summer is just flying by! It’s already the third Thursday of the month and that means it’s time to link up all things memory related with Alexandra and me: planners, Project Life, scrapbooking, anything goes! Today, I’m going to talk about planner decorating and how I go about doing mine. Please share […]

All That Glitters by Kate Sherwood

Posted July 18, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 24 Comments

All That Glitters by Kate Sherwood Review by Lauren Source: copy from publisher Dreamspinner Press; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): No matter what he tells himself, wealthy NYC architect Liam has never been able to forget his first love, Ben. But as he approaches midlife and realizes something is missing, […]

Kid Normal by Greg James and Chris Smith

Posted July 17, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 24 Comments

Kid Normal by Greg James and Chris Smith, illustrated by Erica Salcedo Review by Lauren Source: copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): When Murph Cooper rocks up to his new school several weeks into the beginning of term, he can’t help but feel a bit out of his […]

Lauren Does London

Posted July 15, 2018 by shooting in Travel / 36 Comments

Hey everyone! If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile now then you might remember when I went to London, England…in September 2016. Yes, it’s been almost two years and I never did share anything about it on the blog (though I did post a lot on Instagram at the time). I’m so sorry it’s […]