• motivating mantra by Ernest Hemingway
    Monthly Series,  Motivating Mantras

    A Motivating Mantra for the Fall Season

    While autumn is a beautiful and peaceful season, it isn’t always the most serene time of year, especially during an election year and a global pandemic. It’s hard sometimes to know what to believe, who to trust, and why terrible things keep happening I found this quote by Ernest Hemingway, and it struck me how applicable it was for this fall season. My motivating mantra for October is “Being against evil doesn’t make you good.”. It’s easy to speak against wrong, but it is a million times harder to do speak up for something good. We are all so effective at posting harsh and biting comments on social media, pointing…

  • introvert loves autumn
    Autumn,  Introversion

    Why this Introvert loves Autumn

    September, October, and November truly bring out my best-introverted self. The leaves begin to change, the temperature starts to drop, and I’m living my best life in cozy sweaters. So here are a few reasons why this introvert loves Autumn, plus a few fall activities that introverts actually enjoy. I can slow down and take a breath before the hectic holiday season. To me, autumn is like a big breath of fresh air in between the crazy, hectic summer and holiday seasons. It’s like the earth is trying to say, “Slow down, take a break. Look at all of the pretty leaves.” And if you’re an introvert, you know that…

  • Hallowee Spotify Playlist
    Autumn,  Monthly Series,  My Playlists

    Spooky Halloween Spotify Playlist

    And just like that, October has arrived! I have been loving making my monthly playlists, and obviously, I had to go with a spooky, creepy, Halloween-inspired mix. So here you go, enjoy my spooky Halloween Spotify playlist! What’s your go-to spooky song? Let me know in the comments! Be sure to stick around for more Autumn and Halloween content here on my blog!

  • Autumn,  Favorites,  Monthly Series

    September Favorites

    Now that fall is officially in full swing, I’m reveling in all things autumnal and loving it! I’m soaking in all of the pumpkin spice lattes and crisp, cooler weather! I’ve been writing lots of Autumn content here on the blog. What are you looking forward to the most this season? Here are a few September favorites that I’ve been loving: Essie Saffr-on the Move Nail Polish I have had this caramel brown-orange Essie nail color on pretty much the entire month! I wanted to try one of the new Expressie shades, and this one definitely did not disappoint. It’s made me feel quite autumnal! September Ipsy Bag My Ipsy…

  • Liv's Bookshelf,  What I Read this Month

    September Reads

    How many of my September reads have you read? Let me know in the comments which one you enjoyed the most! I’m slowly getting out of my reading slump, but I still didn’t get very many books finished this month. But I truly enjoyed what I read, and that’s all that matters! Midnight Sun When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in Twilight, an iconic love story was born. But until now, fans have heard only Bella’s side of the story. At last, readers can experience Edward’s version in the long-awaited companion novel, Midnight Sun. This unforgettable tale as told through Edward’s eyes takes on a new and decidedly dark twist. Meeting…