Book Review: Lucky in Love

Lucky in Love follows our main protagonist Maddie, a high school senior who’s only goal in life is to study hard enough to not only get into a great college, but to also get a decent sized scholarship. Maddie’s dad lost his job and things in the family have been tough ever since. Her brother … Continue reading Book Review: Lucky in Love

Mental Health in Fiction

If you were unaware, today is actually World Mental Health Day. Piggy-backing on last weeks "Mental Illness Awareness Week", World Mental Health Day's purpose is to raise awareness of the many different types of mental illness's around the world. The more awareness that is raised and the more informed people are, the better chance there … Continue reading Mental Health in Fiction

Review: The Thousandth Floor

For some odd reason, I have been in a terrible reading slump this Fall. Typically I can pinpoint a reason as to why this happens, but this time I'm truly at a loss. Thankfully, I think that I have finally come out of it after finishing The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee. I remember hearing a … Continue reading Review: The Thousandth Floor

An October in Portland

October is finally here! This month is arguably my favorite in the entire year. I love love love the crisp air, crunchy leaves and gorgeous foliage colors. Growing up and living in Portland has made me grateful for the fact that we truly get to experience a cliche'd October. Whether you're local or just planning … Continue reading An October in Portland

What to Read this Fall

I don't know about everyone else, but once the leaves start changing, my reading tastes shift to something a bit more on the darker side. Gone are my desires for breezy romantic contemporaries, and in comes the taste for mysteries, thrillers, and more horror themed books. It could be the fact that I generally tend … Continue reading What to Read this Fall

Glossier: A New Cult Classic?

In the past year, while attempting to keep up with current  beauty and fashion trends (note the word *attempt*) and have noticed the brand Glossier taking the beauty industry by storm. Known for their minimalist approach and clean aesthetic design, Glossier prides themselves in putting skincare first and makeup second, even keeping their makeup options … Continue reading Glossier: A New Cult Classic?

Reading Wrap-Up

Well hey there everyone. I know that I've been MIA on here for the last few weeks, but I have been crazy busy with work (job #1 and job #2) AND I've had a super severe case of writers block. It's like I've had all of these things I wanted to say and post about, … Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up

Vlogger’s to Watch

Do you ever just feel like you're not in the mood to read a book and want to watch something, but really don't want to commit to starting a TV show or movie? Well, that's me quite often. And that is EXACTLY what Youtube is for! If you aren't familiar with Youtube, then you might … Continue reading Vlogger’s to Watch

Sip into Summer

I don't know about anyone else, but for me, I like to think of Memorial Day weekend as the kickoff to Summer. It's usually when the PNW rain starts to say its goodbyes and the warm weather and sunshine makes its grand arrival. Here in Portland, this weekend is supposed to be a total scorcher … Continue reading Sip into Summer