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

Sunshine Blogger Award: 11 Things You Might Not Know About Me


Life, Writing

Hi Friends:) Wayyyyy back on Monday, Erin tagged me for the Sunshine Blogger Award, and I’ve been slowly pulling myself together to answer her tag ever since! In case you’re not familiar with Erin; she’s a fellow teacher/fitness enthusiast with the CUTEST DOG and some truly awesome daily content. What is your best advice to a […]

March 4, 2018

Book Review: Landline by Rainbow Rowell


Life, Reading

Hi Friends:) Look at me! posting twice in one week! Hooray! Okay, so, in case you’ve never looked at my Book List, I am a HUGE fan of Rainbow Rowell. I’d read everything else she’d written already when I spotted a used copy of Landline on sale at my favorite thrift shop. I scooped it […]

February 14, 2018

Teacher Tuesday: Gear That Keeps Me Going


Life, Writing

Hi Friends:) Last week I wrote about self care for my Teacher Tuesday post in part because I’d had a tough week and needed to use all my best self-care strategies to come out the other end feeling strong and confident. And TA-DA! Here I am! Still alive! And excited for a 4-day-work week! Part […]

November 7, 2017

Book Review: Turtles All The Way Down by John Green


Life, Reading

Hi Friends:)   I have been a fan of John Green’s brilliant young adult novels since I first discovered The Fault In Our Stars a few years back. I’ve since read all of his novels, and just love the fast-paced dialogue and quirky characters that remind me so much of my own high school classmates. […]

October 28, 2017

Teacher Tuesday: High School Resource Room Tour!!


Life, Reading

Hi Friends:) Some weeks I make a home cooked meal for dinner every night and spend my evenings composing well-written posts for you all to enjoy. Other weeks I have hummus for dinner for three nights in a row and barely post my “Teacher Tuesday” before the clock switches to Wednesday. Balance is the name […]

September 12, 2017

Friday Faves!


Life, Reading, Running

  Hi Friends:) I’ve been fully, fully enjoying my last full week of vacation before heading back to work next Wednesday. It’s been a super long time since I did a Friday Favorites post, so I thought I’d put one together to recap this week:) This J Crew Factory top that I am so excited […]

August 25, 2017

Book Review: Everything, Everything, by Nicola Yoon


Life, 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, i remebered reading these great, compelling Young Adult novels when I was an actual Young Adult, and desperately wating to talk to someone about […]

May 22, 2017

Hello World!


Life

And so I’m finally taking the plunge. No, not that plunge. Six years ago (and change) I started a little blog about being a new graduate in the big city. Back then I was trying to figure so many things out; I’d just completed my undergraduate degree in Creative Writing and Classics, and I’d hauled […]

May 17, 2017