Monday, September 21, 2015

Planner Spread || Sept 21–27, 2015

There's something about a planner that makes me feel settled. I think it might be the idea that scheduling the week gives me some control over what's ahead (an illusion, I know, but it helps ease my mind). Anyway, over the past couple of months I've gotten into the idea of "glam planning" and I really think it's a fun way to not only organize the upcoming week, but also a nice creative outlet. I've always been an artsy, crafty type person so sticking down post it notes and washi tape is a quick and simple way to release some creative energy while getting something done.

With that sort of unnecessary explanation out of the way, I've decided that I'd like to share my weekly spreads here on my blog. I know I'm not the most glamorous of glam planners, but everyone starts somewhere, so maybe my spreads will become more and more glitzed out as the weeks go by.

This week I decided on a Frenchy grapefruit and blue theme.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Back Into Books

I'll never forget the feeling I had the very first time I truly loved a book. J.K. Rowling changed my whole world when I started reading the Harry Potter books in grade three. I was totally sucked into the characters and the expansive world, as well as the page turning plot. I'd never been so invested in a group of characters in my life; but more than just making me love Potter, Rowling made me love reading.

At the time I began the series books 1-4 were available, but once I finished those stories I was forced to wait. That anticipation killed me and I itched to have a book in my hands, which is why I am so thankful for this series. Had I not hungered for more, I would have never picked up other books and branched towards other series. I especially loved Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events books.