Thursday, April 25, 2019


I started this post with the plan to do it as a random post. Some months you might see it weekly others maybe once is all. The plan was to share what I've been up to recently. I'm hoping to start doing this more and more over the next few months 

I've been having reading and blogging burnout this year. I actually haven't read a single book and we are almost 5 months into 2019. I've started a bunch but they aren't capturing my attention as I had hoped. I've also felt like with my lack of reading that blogging has been a chore. So I'm going to work on turning blogging and reading into something I enjoy again. I feel like this is just the post to do it so for a while you might be seeing it a lot. 

Blogging - 
I've been having a little blog burn out recently, and I think a big part of it is that I haven't been reading as much as normal. I just haven't found anything to capture my attention and part of it is that I've been in a bit of a funk. I'm thinking of sharing more than just bookish posts. While I love books I think it would be fun to discuss some of my other loves. However, my main focus will still be my love of books. 

Music -
I've had this song stuck in my head for the last few days. I tend to listen to music most of the time as without it the house is to quiet. I tend to overthink when I have quiet. I'm kind of addicted to all of Fame on Fire's music. I love the covers as much as the originals but this one has been stuck in my head for days. 

Reading -

I'm currently reading Faking it with the Billionaire by Chelsea Greene. I've always been a fan of Billionaire romance. One of my goals for 2019 was to read more billionaire romance and try new authors. This is my first book by the author and I'm enjoying it so far. 

I'm not currently reading a manga which is shocking but I need to pick a new one and start working my way through a new series. I'm browsing them right after I finish blogging this am. 

I'm thinking of starting Monstress by Majorie M. Liu. I've got the first one on my tablet but I haven't started it yet. I like the concept it sounds interesting. 


Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, a connection that will transform them both and make them the target of both human and otherworldly powers. Collects MONSTRESS #1-6 

Journaling -

 The last few years I've been really into bullet journaling but recently it's become more of a chore. Finding free time to get it set up so that I can use it to the full potential has been harder recently. I've done it a few times but not used it as much as I would have liked. I've got a few new journals that I plan to start using more of. I'm starting a list journal which is all lists. Books I want to read, books on my wishlist, watchlist, random thoughts list, and the list goes on. I hope to share some of them next time. 

Crafting - 
Nope, not been doing much crafting recently either. I've been in a blah funk recently. I do plan to change that I have a list of crafty project's that I want to do over the next few weeks. 

Watching - 
I just finished watching the whole series of Black Sails with my bestie. I like him pick our show to binge watch and it's what he picked. Not a huge fan of pirate shows, to be honest, and Starz tends to be a little darker but overall it was good. I enjoyed watching it. 

I just started watching Attack on Titan from the beginning again this am. I didn't sleep well and felt like a little dark anime was just what I needed this am. I've read almost all of the mangas so I should be current through at least the three seasons which are on Hulu. My best is the one who introduced this to me when we had to read the subtitles before it was dubbed. So it's been a long time since I've watched it.  

Foodie - 
I've got sourdough starter on the counter and a loaf of sourdough to bake over the next day or two. I'm just putting it off as the weather has been really warm the last few days. I kind of don't want to heat up the house if we are going to be headed for triple digits. I'm going to start picking out new recipes I want to try and sharing them here. I've got a whole bunch of boards on Pinterest full of recipes I've wanted to try but never got around to them yet. 
This is the next one I want to try.  

Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce 

What have you been up to? 


  1. I can understand what you mean when you say blogging has become a chore. I've had my moments of that as well. It sucks. I hope you can get back to where blogging was fun for you!

    Carrie @ The Butterfly Reader

  2. I hope you can find some things you love to read. I am always in a frenzy because there are too many I want to read all at the same time.

    Anne - Books of My Heart