Part of the blog this year will focus on my personal journey. And as such I am going to include lists with things I have learned from my reads, things I loved, things that changed the way I think. First up I am going to focus on characters that inspired me. And the Authors behindContinue reading “Inspirational characters and what they have taught me”
One of my favorite parts of reading, is the book dedications. Authors pour blood, sweat and tears into their work and very often readers forget the sacrifice and dedication that can go into a novel. This year I have found so many great dedications that stood out. These ones were some of my favorites. DoContinue reading “Favorite Book dedications (2019 edition)”
Have you ever wanted to enjoy a book so badly, that you ended up hating it?
I have picked up many a hyped book this year and nearly broke down in tears because I was so disappointed. I love most stories and I feel that there is definitely value in all stories.
It’s that time of the year where we love to spoil the ones we love. But sometimes getting the right gift can be nerve racking and expensive. Especially when you have a long list of loved ones to get gifts for. Budgeting becomes your best friend during this time and hopefully the list below helpsContinue reading “Great bookish gifts”
We are on the brink on November which means we have literally only weeks left in this year, before publishers swarm us with new amazing adventures and stories for 2020. And as with all things festive, it’s the time of the year where budgets and wish lists become a continuous topic of discussion. And with so many great books out there, what is a girl to do?
The SA Bookstagram community is fairly young in comparison to the other international communities. But like the other we are all very passionate about reading and anything that will enable us to read more. One of the favorites among the bookstagrammers are the SA Bookswap. Several times throughout the year, the amazing Tams (@bibliobookwolf) takesContinue reading “SA Bookswap 101”
As a fervent crafter I jump at the opportunity to make something fun and whimsical whenever the opportunity presents itself. Such an opportunity came my way a few months ago in the form of SA Book Swap. The theme was second time around with a relatively small budget, encouraging us to use preloved items andContinue reading “Hot air balloon Mobile”
Call me Lorelai Gilmore if you have to but there is definitely such a thing as bad coffee. And Nothing ruins a morning like bad coffee. Whether you enjoy a cup every now and then or considering an IV for your caffeine convenience, life’s too short to drink bad coffee. This may not be a problem youContinue reading “How to make a delicious cup of French Press Coffee”
Coffee is a lifeline most of us can’t afford to go without. I know most of my mornings start with multiple cups of coffee. Coffee has many health benefits, but you also need to use and consume this magic bean responsibly. So with a cup in hand I start my morning beauty routine (aka searchingContinue reading “Invigorating Body Scrub”
So a while back, I was helping a friend with a “Llama Rama” baby shower. And among the things I was helping her DIY was Photo booth props. I was so excited because I found these amazing pictures online and was going to print them and make these cute llama and desert props. So IContinue reading “Fun paperclip bookmarks”