Category: Month In Review

Monthly TBR Plan: September 2018

Posted September 12, 2018 in Features, Month In Review / 10 Comments
Monthly TBR Plan: September 2018

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: 60/80 Books Read Real Talk: I’m SUPER behind on my TBR/reading in general lately- between work and wedding planning, there hasn’t […]


June & July 2018 Month in Review

Posted August 1, 2018 in Features, Month In Review / 3 Comments
June & July 2018 Month in Review

Can someone pinch me, because I cannot BELIEVE we are heading into the last “official” month of summer. June and July FLEW by and were a whirlwind blur of travel, work, and wedding planning for the most part, so I decided to just combine my monthly wrap ups for both months! Honestly, I probably spent more time on the road the past two months that at home, so I feel like I didn’t do a TON of exciting things. In between work trips I squeezed in a mini Disneyland trip, wedding dress shopping, and the 4th of July (which lets […]


May 2018 Month in Review

Posted June 7, 2018 in Features, Month In Review / 12 Comments
May 2018 Month in Review

Hello! I am back with a monthly recap for the first time since February and I’m so excited to share with you that I read TEN books in the month of May. I think this must be a personal record for me for most books read in a month, or close to it at least! Personally, this month was super busy and exciting, starting with YALLWEST the first weekend, followed by out of town visitors, my little brother’s college graduation, and ending with the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Perhaps the BEST part of the month was finally trying Salt & […]


February 2018 Month in Review

Posted March 21, 2018 in Features, Month In Review / 10 Comments
February 2018 Month in Review

Is it just me, or am I the only one who always procrastinates/dreads writing my month in review wrap up posts? I love having a record of what happened each month of the year, but I guess I find it sort of exhausting to compile everything! (And to think of interesting personal things to mention, because to be honest I don’t think my life is that exciting lol). Anyways, February is usually a rather exciting month since it’s my blog anniversary (February 6th) but it was super exhausting this year because it was a whirlwind of touring wedding venues. I […]


January 2018 Month in Review + Exciting Announcement!!!

Posted February 14, 2018 in Features, Month In Review / 26 Comments
January 2018 Month in Review + Exciting Announcement!!!

Is it just me, or did January feel like an EXTREMELY long month? Between work, my birthday, going on vacation, and settling into the new year, I feel like it’s already been 2018 for quite a while! We started out the year with a vacation to Hawaii and some other exciting news… Max and I got engaged during our trip! Granted, it wasn’t really a surprise (when you’ve been with someone for ten years you expect to get engaged at some point) but it was a perfect combination of a birthday trip/engagement-moon (yes, I’m making that a thing). Now we […]


Christmas Recap & December 2017 Month in Review

Posted January 8, 2018 in Features, Month In Review / 8 Comments
Christmas Recap & December 2017 Month in Review

There’s no denying that December recaps are my favorite because I get to focus on Christmas and all of it’s colorful, sparkly, and joyful glory. December means time off from work, cold weather, and more excuses to stay inside under my pile of blankets and read. This year was my third Christmas living with Max, and we actually had a pretty quite yet restful holiday- exactly what we needed after a super busy year! Max unfortunately had a pretty bad cold Christmas weekend, so we spent most of it inside reading and watching tv (and binge watching Season 2 of […]


November 2017 Month In Review

Posted December 6, 2017 in Features, Month In Review / 16 Comments
November 2017 Month In Review

Books I Read This Month: Honestly I was SHOCKED when I was looking back to see how many books I read in November for this post!! I took the week of Thanksgiving off which I think helped boost my numbers, and I also read a lot of ebooks (4 of the 8 were on my Kindle) which always helps me to read faster! Books I Reviewed This Month: A Cure for the Common Breakup (3.5 Stars) New Uses for Old Boyfriends (2.5 Stars) Put a Ring On It (5 Stars) Once Upon a Wine (4 Stars) The Name of the […]


October 2017 Month In Review

Posted November 4, 2017 in Features, Month In Review / 6 Comments
October 2017 Month In Review

Books I Read This Month: Ok so I know I’ve been TERRIBLE at monthly recaps the past year or so, but really I’ve been so exhausted with life in general and my life isn’t terribly exciting- I literally spend like 90% of my time working and the rest reading or watching YouTube makeup tutorials so you guys aren’t missing out on much, I swear! Books I Reviewed This Month: There’s Someone Inside Your House (4 Stars) The Wrath and the Dawn (3 Stars) The Becoming of Noah Shaw (5 Stars) From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess (5 Stars) […]


June 2017 | Month in Review

Posted July 5, 2017 in Features, Month In Review / 14 Comments
June 2017 | Month in Review

The first “summer” month is over (can you believe that?!) and it seems like June passed by in the blink of an eye! Honestly I can barely remember what happened at the beginning of June (aside from starting my new role at work and dealing with a major heat wave here on the West Coast) but I ended the month with a lot of travel and reading surprisingly more books than I realized. So in news that will probably surprise no one Max and I went down to SoCal for a quick Disneyland trip to celebrate my promotion at work. […]


May 2017 | Month in Review

Posted June 14, 2017 in Features, Month In Review / 11 Comments
May 2017 | Month in Review

  So it’s been a few months since I did a month in review post (since February, actually) however things have been such a whirlwind that it never really felt like the right time to sit down and recap my monthly happenings. With May signaling the end of the spring months and the start of summer, I decided it was the perfect time to jump back on the month in review bandwagon- and boy was this spring a RIDE. May pretty much immediately started with Max and I driving back from YallWest and then the following day my MOST ANTICIPATED […]