January and February favorites

Music:

  1.  5am by Amber Run
  2. Good Grief by Bastille
  3. Closer by the Chainsmokers ft Halsey
  4. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
  5. Fight for your right by Beastie Boys
  6. Blackbird by The Beatles
  7. Sugar we’re going down by Fall out Boy
  8.  La Devotee by Panic! at the Disco

Books:

  1. Long Way Home by Katie Mcgarry
  2. Brothers in battle, Best of Friends by Bill Guarnere and Babe Heffron
  3. Easy Company Soldier by Donald Malarkey
  4. All the Gallant men by Donald Stratton
  5.  In the footsteps of the Band of Brothers by Larry Alexander
  6.  Everything, Everything by Nicole yoon
  7. The sun is also a star by Nicole yoon
  8.  Through  waters deep by Sarah Sundin

Movies/ Tv shows:

  1. Rogue One
  2. The Crown
  3. Changi
  4. X company
  5. Call the Midwife
  6. Victoria

Misc:

  1.  Starbucks Green tea latte
  2. Lilly Pulitzer After party sale
  3. Warm weather
  4. Fitbit Alta
  5. New Pokemon go update
  6. My new novel i am writing
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On My Mind

Sorry again for the lack of posting. College is getting really hectic and I have so many tests and assignments. Life is going pretty well and I am about to register for my spring classes. It finally got cold here and the weather is more bearable. Here are some of my recent favorite things.

Books:

  • Call of Duty by Lt. Lynn “Buck” Compton
  • Game of Thrones by George R.R. Marin
  • Bunker Hill by Nathaniel Philbrick
  • Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover
  • Under the Lights by Abbi Glines

TV Shows:

  • Gilmore Girls (netlfix and I love this series so much)
  • Timeless ( brand new show that is so good)
  • Pitch ( brand new show that I am in love)
  • Poldark (on pbs and it is good)
  • X-Files ( oldie but good)

Misc:

  • James Avery’s new jewelry especially the new rings (x)
  • Hallmark channel’s Countdown to Christmas ( been marathoning)
  •  Band of Brothers cast 10th anniversary podcasts (x)
  • Liverpool FC  is first in the Premier League (finally!!!)
  • Hockey is back (Go Stars)

 

 

 

Summer

I will post some summer must haves later but I want to talk about how my summer has gone. This summer has been so hectic and crazy I have not had much time to enjoy the summer. I had a college pre cal class then next week a transfer orientation for my new college. This week I am preparing for orientation and going for a few days to the beach. I am excited to start a new chapter of my life at this new college.For now I want to focus on relaxing and catching up on blogging.Here are some things that have been on my radar and some things I recommend.

Books:

The Martian by Andy Weir

An Unexpected everything by Morgan Matson

Maybe Someday by Coleen Hoover

Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of death by James Runcie

Movies:

Brooklyn

Woman in Gold

Testament of Youth

Macbeth

Misc:

Pokemon go

calypso lemonade

Starbucks Smores Frap

 

 

 

 

Gift ideas under $25 dollars

I like getting gifts and so does everyone else. So I decided to compose a list of rad gifts for under $25. I have included mugs, makeup, books, socks, jewelry, and other things I think would make great gifts. My favorite things to receive are clothes, books, music, mugs,makeup, anything hockey and soccer related.

Mugs:

  • Cat mug (x)
  • Narwhals(x)
  • Tea(x)
  • For the hockey fans( there are others besides the Jamie Benn one)(x)
  • Plaid(x)
  • Captain America (x)

Socks:

  • Pandas(x)
  • Wool(x)
  • Star Wars (x)
  • Batman(x)
  • ‘MERICA (x)
  • Floral(x)

Jewelry:

  • Layered (x)
  • Pearls(x)
  • Leaf bracelet(x)
  • Bangle set(x)
  • Necklace and Earrings set (x)
  • Earring set (x)

Beanies:

  • Festive(x)
  • Basic(x)
  • Knit(x)

Makeup:

  • Eyeshadow Pallete(x)
  • Sponge(x)
  • Nude Pallete(x)
  • Lip gloss set (x)
  • Eyeshadows(x)
  • EOS(x)

Books:

  • Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (x)
  • Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (x)
  • The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater(x)
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ranson Riggs (x)
  • An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (x)
  • Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (x)

Gift Cards:

  • Amazon
  • Barnes and Nobles
  • H&M
  • Forever 21
  • Target
  • itunes

 

 

 

Winter Clothes

Where I live we don’t get much of a winter but I still stock on up on cute clothes for when there is actual winter weather.

Here are some of my favorite winter shirts:

  • Button up jean shirt(x)
  • The classic flannel(x)
  • tunics(x)

Sweater Galore:

I love sweaters so this post will have a lot of them

  • Red sweaters are perfect for the holiday season(x)
  • Oh look another red sweater(comes in other colours)(x)
  • This creme colored sweater would look great with anything(x)
  • Look a printed one(x)

Pants:

I usually were different types of pants but leggings are also good.

Scarves, Hats, Accessories:

I love scarves and have a habbit of buying one too many beanies especially ones with my hockey and soccer teams on them. I really want to get some more beanies.

  • Printed scarves(x)
  • Chunky knit scarves(x)
  • I had to add hockey(Montreal Canadiens winter classic hat) (x)
  • Oh look another hockey beanie(Dallas Stars) (x)
  • cute socks(x)
  • more cute socks(x)

Coats and vests:

  • Field jacket(x)
  • Pea coat ( I have one and they are amazing) (x)
  • Plaid(x)
  • another vest(x)

These are just some of the things I like for winter. Other good pieces for winter are striped long sleeve shirts, henleys, sweat pants, and lots of warm outer wear if you live somewhere cold unlike me.

Book Recomendations

I love to read and I have read a lot of good books this year. I read books from every genre but I mostly read non fiction, young adult, and fantasy. I thought I would share a few that I really fell in love with with you guys. Maybe you will find your next great read on this list. I have put in a link to each book on amazon.

  • Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (x)
  • The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey (x)
  • The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown (x)
  • The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team by  Wayne coffey (x)
  • The Diviners and Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray (x) (x)
  • The Winner’s Curse and The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski (x) (x)
  • Snow Like Ashes by Sarah Raasch (x)
  • An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (x)
  • Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (x)
  • Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose (x)
  • The sword of summer by Rick Riordan (x)