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    The Daily Goal Setter

    *sent to me FREE in exchange for an honest review* Look guys, I know when someone says they’ve been sent something for free to review there’s some trepidation attached. The whole, “well you got it for free so of course it’ll be amazing”… All the eyes roll included. Hear me out though, this Daily Goal Setter by Mål Paper is e v e r y t h i n g. I don’t take stationary purchases lightly. I’m obsessed with it and I’ll search until I’ll find exactly what it is I’m looking for. Surprisingly, I didn’t know I even NEEDED this product until I got it! Seriously though, this Daily…

  • Why I temporarily quit blogging
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    Why I Temporarily Quit Blogging…

    It’s been months since I last posted onto my blog. For a while, I had no sense of longing to return to it. To be perfectly honest between university and work, I had no time to spare in my day to write. That’s the reality of adult life I’m afraid – sometimes you just don’t have the time. However, recently that sense of longing to write has returned and I’ve been wanting to get back into reading and blogging. The blogging community isn’t always perfect but I’ve made some really lovely friends because of it. It doesn’t feel right to leave it or my blog. As a quick life update,…

  • little fires everywhere
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    Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng [Review]

    BLURB Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren – an enigmatic artist and single mother – who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenage daughter Pearl, and rents…

  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Cover
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    Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman [Review]

    BLURB No one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine.  Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy.  But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kinds of friends who rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And…

  • An Open letter to My Friends
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    An Open Letter to My Friends

    I’m not sure why this post never came to mind before. I’ve mentioned my friends in previous posts, but a lot has changed over the past year. I feel it’s time to show real appreciation for all my friends now by sharing a post that’s all about and for them. You know who you are.  As has been stated – and obvious – from previous posts I’ve had a really tough 2018. I’ve needed an incredible amount of support to be able to get through it. Without all you beautiful people, I would not be where I am today. I might not even be typing this post.  I was left…