25 things that I accomplished in my 25th year

Today I have become a quarter of a century old and honestly, that is crazy. I feel like everyone has a image in their mind of what their life will look like when they are 25 and I don’t think it was similar to what it really is. For one I always thought I would…

the best books of 2018

2018 has been one heck of a year; in general as well as in the book publishing world.  I have read quite a few books this year, published both this year as well as in the past, but today I want to highlight some of the best books from this year. You still have time…

2018 Reading Goal Recap and my 2019 Reading Goals

2018 is rapidly coming to an end and I have started to think about what I am wanting to set as my reading goals for 2019. It is also the perfect time to talk about how I did on my 2018 reading goals. To read my full post about my 2018 Reading Goals you can…

new tv shows I am excited to watch – fall 2018

With the change in seasons comes the slate of new TV shows popping up on the airwaves. One of my favourite traditions is bringing up a list of all the new shows premiering, watch all their trailers, and choose a few to try out in the upcoming year. I figured it would be fun today…

the best books I read this month – april 2018

Another month gone and it was a busy one. Between finishing up my graduate degree, packing up my life, and moving back across the country there has been a lot going on. Despite all this I was able to read some great books that I think all of you should check out as well. Let…

Learning to become Fearless: My adventures at OLA

One of the benefits of being in library school and specifically being in library school in Ontario is the opportunity to go to OLA – or the Ontario Library Association Super Conference in Toronto. As a student who volunteers for a few hours I got the opportunity to go to the entire conference for free,…

the best books I read this month – january 2018

The Visual Miscellaneum by David McCandless Sometimes you just need look at pretty graphs and learn at the same time. This is such a random, fun book that I enjoyed perusing over the course of a few days. Through intricate and beautiful info graphics, different world facts and issues are presented in a new format that both…

my life in 2018

2018 is going to be a scary year. Two years ago I was also existing in a state of unknown and then I ended up getting married and moving across the country in the span of a few months. Now I am not getting married again this year, but who knows, that cross country move…

yes, planning is my hobby

  When people talk about their hobbies you get a variety of answers; running, drawing, playing sports, etc. But for me when I think about what I love to do it is planning. Now I know what you are thinking, “How can planning be a hobby and are you really so boring that your favourite…

2018 Reading Goals

With a new year comes new goals, new books, and new reading challenges. I love having specific goals and challenges to follow with my reading as it forces me to get out of my comfort zone and read things that I won’t normally pick up off the shelf. If you read my last post you…