Category: Features

Starting My Youtube Journey

Posted February 21, 2021 in Features / 8 Comments
Starting My Youtube Journey

While 2021 has been a challenging year already, I decided it was the perfect time to finally dive into the world of Youtube. I’ve been interested in potentially dabbling in Youtube for a while now, however it always seemed so intimidating- the equipment, the editing, learning the algorithm, etc. However, I’ve been watching more Youtube than ever before the past year since we’ve been in lock down due to COVID, and since it seems like I’m going to be stuck in the house until at least this summer (if not the end of the year) I decided to take the […]


February 2021 TBR

Posted February 1, 2021 in Features, TBR / 4 Comments
February 2021 TBR

I’ve made a lot of reading resolutions, and one of them is to be better about cultivating a monthly TBR. I know so many bloggers do beginning of the month TBR posts and I always LOVE reading them, so I’ve decided to post my own as well! I will include my physical, e-book, and ARC TBRs as well as a status update of where I am prior to starting my upcoming month’s TBR. Reading Progress Prior To This Month: 6/75 Books Read I decided to go with a manageable Goodreads goal for 2021 after having to lower my goal 3 […]


Five Things on a Friday [4]

Posted January 22, 2021 in Features, Lifestyle / 2 Comments
Five Things on a Friday [4]

Happy halfway through January, dear readers! Can you believe we’re close to wrapping up the first month of 2021 (that so far is looking too similar to 2020 for my taste, at least at the time of writing this post…) I’m back in the swing of things with work and it feels good to slowly get back into a daily routine, which definitely got waylaid by the holidays! Lots of fun updates this week (though many that are bad for my wallet!) Discovery+ I know, I know, the last thing you probably need in your life is ANOTHER streaming service. […]


ACNH: Thoughts On the First Year

Posted January 20, 2021 in Features, Lifestyle, Series Reviews, Video Games / 2 Comments
ACNH: Thoughts On the First Year

Like many, many others, I kicked off quarantine in March of 2020 with the newest installment of the ever popular Animal Crossing franchise, Animal Crossing New Horizons. I loved everything about it: the updated graphics (I hadn’t played since the original version on my Gamecube!), the island setting, the calming music, and the sense that here was something I could control when everything in life was so out of control with the pandemic. Now that the first year is more or less over, I thought it would be fun to recap some of my favorite elements of the game and […]


2020 End of Year Bookish Stats

Posted January 13, 2021 in Books, Features / 2 Comments
2020 End of Year Bookish Stats

It’s finally 2021! I could not be more thrilled to have a fresh year in front of me (though I know in actuality not that much has changed and it will be a long time before things can return to “normal,” but hey it’s something to be excited about!) While I had high hopes for reading 100 books in 2020 I ended up lowering my Goodreads goal because it ended up being a difficult year and at times I just wasn’t in the right mindset to read and didn’t want to force it. I ended up finishing a respectable 78 […]


Four Things on a Friday [3]

Posted January 8, 2021 in Features, Lifestyle / 2 Comments
Four Things on a Friday [3]

Happy 2021! Isn’t is bizarre to be out of 2020, simultaneously the longest + shortest year of our lives? I love this week of the year, that in-between time between Christmas and New Year’s when I’m off work and blissfully unaware of which day of the week it is. This week was mostly focused on relaxing, tidying around the house and getting some content ready for the new year. Target Dresses This year it seems that Target has REALLY stepped up their game when it comes to cute, on trend clothing and I’ve been loving their affordable dress selection. The […]


Top 2021 Releases I’m Most Excited For (First Half)

Top 2021 Releases I’m Most Excited For (First Half)

One of my FAVORITE posts to write and read are posts highlighting new upcoming releases! Hopefully 2021 brings us less drama, more consistency with release dates, and overall GREAT books! I’ve rounded up my top 8 releases that are coming out between January-June of 2021 that I am the most excited for! I’m also linking up with Top Ten Tuesday for today’s post! You Have a Match (January) | I don’t think anyone who’s read Tweet Cute can deny that Emma Lord is a wonderful addition to the YA author line up, and I’m thrilled to have an ARC of […]


Looking Back On My Most Anticipated Reads of 2020 | How Did They Do?

Posted December 31, 2020 in Book Recommendations & Lists, Books, Features / 2 Comments
Looking Back On My Most Anticipated Reads of 2020 | How Did They Do?

I LOVE end of the year wrap up posts. Not only are they fun to read, but they’re fun to write too- it’s so helpful to have a digital record on the blog of my roundups from each year, and today I’m going to be looking back at the books I deemed as my most anticipated 2020 releases and see how I ended up feeling about them! For reference, I made two lists of anticipated releases, one for the first half of 2020 and one for the second half of 2020. Not if a book has a half star rating, […]


Top Ten Books of 2020

Top Ten Books of 2020

December is one of my favorite months for blogging because there’s so many fun wrap-up posts to be made and read! Arguably the ~most important~ is the best books of the year lists that everyone comes up with! While this year I didn’t read quite as many books as I had hoped to, I did read many excellent books and the amount of 5 star reads I read this year is over double that of last year! I am thrilled to say that every single book on my “best of” list for 2020 was a strong 5 star rating for […]


The Future of Girl in the Pages | 2021 & Beyond

Posted December 21, 2020 in Features / 12 Comments
The Future of Girl in the Pages | 2021 & Beyond

There’s no denying that 2020 has been quite the year. Everyone from every facet in my life has admitted to being burned out, whether it be with work, school, blogging, reading, etc. Just two-ish months into a shiny new decade and everything we knew was flipped upside down, and I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that this year has made me reevaluate things. 2020 has made me lean into the unexpected little joys that I love (inside jokes with my husband, old reality tv, organizing my home, etc) and dread things I didn’t realize I would find so difficult […]