Book Review: How to Be Alone by Lane Moore


Life, Reading

Hi Friends! I’m FINALLY getting around to reviewing my first book of 2019! ICYMI, I made a goal to read 20 books in 2019, so I’m trying to keep a good 1.5-2 book per month groove going. This book appeared on a Buzzfeed list about self-help books that didn’t read like self-help books. Since reading […]

February 21, 2019

To All The Romance Novel’s I’ve Read This Year…


Reading

This past summer, I re-discovered the glory that is a moderately trashy (but compelling!) romance novel. Between July and December I whipped through five romance novels, all of which were frivolous and fun and just what the doctor ordered. Here are my rankings! 5. Accidental Tryst by Natasha Boyd: This is about a free-spirited lady […]

January 19, 2019

Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon


Reading

So, firstly, you should know that I love a good YA Novel. I loved YA growing up, of course, but my love for it returned when i became a teacher. See, ! remebered reading these great, compelling Young Adult novels when I was an actual Young Adult, and desperately waiting to talk to someone about […]

January 18, 2019

Book Review: Girl, Wash Your Face


Life, Reading

Hi Friends, So, I don’t typically go for self-help kinds of books, but I love funny nonfiction books by strong, successful women, and Rachel Hollis’s new work of non-fiction totally fit that bill. This book also spoke directly to a challenge I’ve been working so hard to overcome. The full title is Girl, Wash Your […]

May 24, 2018

Book Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern


Life, Reading

Guys…. I FINALLY FINISHED A BOOK! And it was awesome. Mostly. Okay, so, The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern is technically a fantasy novel that follows the rials and tribulations of a traveling circus in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. There are dozens of characters, all very, very well-described, and all with key […]

May 16, 2018

Half Marathon Training Monday #3+ Random Life Updates


Life, Reading, Running

Hi Friends:) I’m going to dive right into my weekly workout recap then tell you about my life this week.   Monday: Barre class Tuesday: Barre class Wednesday: 45 Minutes Swimming Thursday: Barre class+ 40 Minutes Swimming Friday: Barre class Saturday:  1 Hr. Spin Class Sunday: Barre Class Total Weekly Mileage: 0 🙂 I wasn’t able to update much this week thanks to […]

May 13, 2018

APRIL GOALS!


Life, Reading, Running

Hi Friends:) Just dropping in to tell you about a few goals I’ve set for myself this month!! Focus on Core Work: I’ve been neglecting my core work throughout this marathon training season, and I am starting to feel it. I’m going to try to do an ab routine daily this month…so far, so good!  […]

April 6, 2018

Teacher Tuesday: Let’s Talk About Phones


Life, Reading, Writing

Let’s talk about phones and education, kay? I am having a rough year when it comes to student cell phone use. I have a clear policy (although my school and district do not, which concerns me…). I contact parents, and I have designated spots where phones should be kept during class time. But today’s teenagers […]

April 3, 2018

Book Review: The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily


Life, Reading

Hi Friends, Maybe you haven’t heard, but here in Boston we are getting absolutely pummeled by a series of Nor’Easters. Yesterday we had a full-on Blizzard, which forced me indoors all day, except for a 1-hour shoveling shift in the evening. When all was said and done, we got about 15.5 inches of snow in […]

March 14, 2018