What I read: May 2021

What I read: May 2021

May was another weird month of reading for me.

I don’t know if I was being really picky, but I had a hard time getting into some books this month. Some of the plots felt very slow? Maybe, I was just distracted?

That said, I still managed to squeeze 5 books in:
1. Pretty Little Wife
2. Girls of Brackenhill
3. Beartown
4. The Midnight Library
5. Tell Me Lies

Let’s get into the reviews…

FITNESS REVIEW: Cassey Ho’s Hot Girl Summer Sculpt workout program

FITNESS REVIEW: Cassey Ho’s Hot Girl Summer Sculpt workout program

After last year’s complete disappointment of a summer (#thanks2020), I’m looking forward to this summer and the potential for travel!

So, when Cassey Ho of Blogilates launched a Hot Girl Summer Sculpt workout plan, I immediately signed up! (I’m completely obsessed with FREE workout content on YouTube… so it didn’t take much convincing.)

In this post, I’ll share my experience with the program and whether it’s worth the 14-day commitment.

What I read: April 2021

What I read: April 2021

I feel like I was all over the place this month in terms of reading!

I read a bizarre mix of fiction and non-fiction covering a range of topics and genres.

Here’s the list:
1. House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune
2. A Promised Land by Barack Obama
3. Before She Was Found by Heather Gudenkauf
4. Risk Forward by Victoria Labalme
5. The Hidden Lives of Trees by Peter Wohlleben

In this post I’m breaking down which of these NEEDS to be on your reading list ASAP.

What should I read next? 4 easy ways to pick your next book

What should I read next? 4 easy ways to pick your next book

I’ve been an avid reader since childhood and can happily spend hours perusing the library shelves for my next read.

So, when the pandemic hit and libraries closed in-person services, I was forced to reevaluate how I choose what to read next.

In this post, I’m sharing my top 4 ways to make sure your reading list never runs dry.

What I read: March 2021

What I read: March 2021

This month started off kind of slow, but ended up being a surprisingly good month of reading!

Here’s the list:
-Eaters of the Dead by Michael Crichton
-On Looking by Alexandra Horowitz
-A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
-Normal People by Sally Rooney
-Secrets and Lies by Selena
Montgomery
-Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
by Jason Reynolds; Ibram X Kendi

In this post, I’m sharing which books you NEED to read.. and the one you can probably skip.

BEAUTY REVIEW: Thayer’s Awakening Facial Mist

BEAUTY REVIEW: Thayer’s Awakening Facial Mist

You know those face wash commercials where the actor dramatically splashes their face with water from the sink, shooting water literally everywhere?

Well, facial mists deliver that same satisfying clean, cooling feeling without forcing you to mop up your entire bathroom. So… you could say I’m a bit obsessed with trying out new mists.

In this post, I’m sharing my thoughts and experience using Thayer’s Awakening Facial Mist and whether or not it’s worth the price tag.

Perspective: What are you missing?

Perspective: What are you missing?

I’ve been slowly making my way through ‘On Looking: A Walker’s Guide to the Art of Observation’ by Alexandra Horowitz and have been absolutely entranced by the idea of hidden worlds that most of us miss.

In this post, I’m diving into one simple way you can practice mindfulness while out for an ordinary walk.

It’s easy, I promise!