The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer's permission, Billy @ Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer relaunched the hop on February 15, 2013. Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end the following Thursday. There will be… Continue reading Book Blogger Hop ~ 11th December
Very Merry Readathon is returning for a 5th year on the 13th December, I took part in this last year and really enjoyed it mostly because it introduced me to fireplace videos on YouTube and we've used those so much over the last year to add some much needed cosiness to our living room.This year all… Continue reading Very Merry Readathon 2020 TBR
The WWW tag runs weekly on Sam's blog, each W stands for a different 'What' to summarise you're last week in books. What are you currently reading? This week's festive themed reads are Christmas Days and A Boy Called Christmas, I'm enjoying both of these so far. I'm about two thirds of the way through… Continue reading WWW Wednesday ~ 9th December 2020
Can you have Blogmas without a gift guide? Is anyone else feeling a lot less bothered about gifts this year? As cheesy as it sounds but all I want for Christmas this year is for my family to be able to be together and fingers crossed that can happen in some capacity! Last year I published a couple… Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2020
228 pages ~ ★★★★☆ ~ Hardback Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year is a beautifully presented guide to surviving the holiday period, focuses on pinpointing what's truly important about the festive period for you, and those you'll spend it with; the idea being when you focus on what's important to you and stop worrying about what… Continue reading Calm Christmas ~ Beth Kempton
If you've not heard of it Jolabokaflod is an Icelandic tradition of exchanging books on Christmas Eve which has (according to my internet research) taken place in Iceland since the 1940s. You exchange your book presents and then get to spend the evening getting cosy with your new books and maybe a hot chocolate. Sounds… Continue reading Jolabokaflod ~ Suggestions for my Husband?
You may have noticed that there's been a few less read books on this blog over the last couple of months. There's a couple of reasons for that; firstly I'm trying to slow down in terms of how many books I'm pressurising myself to read at once. The second is that I've found myself a… Continue reading Why Have I Been Reading Less? ~ First Crochet Projects
November has been a bit of a weird month, in England we spent most of it in a second national lockdown and waiting impatiently to see what the rules around Christmas would be. I made myself a little lockdown advent calendar by rebelling a Malteasers one to count down to 2nd December and its possibly… Continue reading November 2020 ~ Wrap Up
Last year I made a vague attempt at Blogmas and creating a few more Christmas themed blog posts, I quite enjoyed it and planned to commit a bit harder this year and then what a year it turned out to be!I adore Christmas, its by far my favourite time of year, I usually start with… Continue reading Blogmas 2020?
During Very Merry Readathon I ended up starting six books and thought I'd split them up into their own little wrap up. 1. Read a book set during the holidays ~ Single All The Way This book starts on the 14th December and follows Meg and Sally all the way through to the New Year… Continue reading Very Merry Readathon 2019 ~ Wrap Up