Month: April 2020

Read the Alphabet: Gotham High + Happyface

Posted April 29, 2020 by shooting in Book Review / 23 Comments

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I’m here today to share a couple books I read this month for the Read the Alphabet Challenge. Our letters were G and H. I read some others as well, but you’ll see reviews for those next month! Gotham High by Melissa de la Cruz, illustrated by Thomas Pitilli source: copy from […]

What I Like About Me + DIY Journal Ideas

Posted April 27, 2020 by shooting in Book Review / 28 Comments

What I Like About Me by Jenna Guillaume copy for review; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): The last thing sixteen-year-old Maisie Martin thought she’d be doing over vacation is entering a beauty pageant. Not when she’s spent most of her life hiding her body from everyone. Not when her Dad […]

Break the Silence (at Home) with a Book

Posted April 24, 2020 by shooting in Guest Post / 18 Comments

Break the Silence (at Home) with a Book guest post by author Kim Oclon (Man Up) As a former GSA sponsor, I miss the Day of Silence tributes the high school hosted each year. Some were more successful than others. My favorite was when we sold these rainbow bracelets for a quarter to signify one’s […]

Make It a Gift: Man Up by Kim Oclon

Posted April 22, 2020 by shooting in Book Review / 17 Comments

Man Up by Kim Oclon  copy from publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): With David’s final baseball season starting and college plans still up on the air, he begins senior year on edge. But when his baseball coach, Coach Kelly, wants to know if David is gay, he is left […]

Lauren Does London: Camden Market

Posted April 20, 2020 by shooting in Food, Travel / 29 Comments

A Review of London, England’s Camden Market There are a variety of outdoor markets in London: places you go full of things to buy, eat, drink. However, a high school friend who had been to London before suggested Camden Market when they found out I would be going. I looked it up beforehand, as you […]

Keep It Together: Planning During Covid-19

Posted April 16, 2020 by shooting in Planning / 37 Comments

Happy Thursday! I’m here today with the Keep It Together link-up, co-hosted with Alexandra and Rebecca Jo. If you have a post about scrapbooks, planners, or memory keeping of any kind, please link up with us below! Life is so strange these days. I actually had a lot of things planned for April, so it’s […]

Show Us Your Books: April 2020

Posted April 14, 2020 by shooting in Book Review / 40 Comments

Show Us Your Books is hosted by Steph and Jana As usual, I’m going to share some mini reviews of books I’ve read since the last link up, as well as some brief thoughts on books I’ve already done reviews for on the blog! I hope everyone had a great Easter, if you celebrate, and […]