IT’S 2019! WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU DID THIS YEAR?

Mine was my bullet journal! I made one for the first time last year and it helped me a lot, so I decided to do it again this year. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, bullet journal is kind of your own handmade organizer. It’s good for making to-do lists and keeping track of your tasks, or even your habits! You choose what you want to add to it, and how you want to do it, and this is the whole charm of the bujo. This is not a very clear explanation, but, turns out, it’s super easy to do, but incredibly difficult to explain to people! It’s easier if you see how other people do theirs, so let me show you how mine is looking for 2019. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

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The Short Story Experience: A CHRISTMAS COOKIE MIRACLE

“Ethel! Ethel!” Emmet yells-whispers into his sister’s ear. She doesn’t wake up. Or, rather, she does, but pretends she didn’t as she usually did when Emmet tried to wake her up in the middle of the night. She knows this can only mean one thing — trouble. “Come one, Ethel, it’s a serious matter this time!” With him, it’s always a serious matter. Like when he decided to hide a stray dog inside his room. Or when he thought it was a good idea to climb on the roof to see a meteor shower. Ethel doesn’t move and, when the room becomes quiet, she slowly opens just one eye to see if her brother has decided to walk away. He hasn’t. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

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ONE MILLION LOVELY LETTERS

So, letters have been a recurring theme for me these days. More specifically, how letters can bring hope. One Million Lovely Letters, by Jodi Ann Bickley, was published on my birthday in 2014. I added it to my Amazon wishlist on May, 2015. I don’t even remember how I came across it, but it sat there for all these years until it recently popped up with a promotion. I don’t know about you, but I love a good book bargain! So I bought it. And it was perfect timing. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

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NOVEMBER IN SONGS

Get ready for a long post! This has been an amazing month of songs, at least for me. There are oldies with which I’ve become recently obsessed, new songs from favorite artists and a few new artists to watch. Let’s go! Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

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