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The Reading Nook // Summer Edition

23rd August 2016

Reading Nook

I love reading and swapping book recommendations with friends so I decided to start a new series called ‘The Reading Nook’ where I share  recent books that I’ve read and my thoughts on each. I’m definitely a thriller/mystery lover but always open to a great story regardless of genre. Here are some of my recent summer reads. Continue Reading


Weekend Reading

21st August 2016

Weekend ReadingHoly moly it’s been a hot one! We’ve been taking it easy for the past few weekends, embracing the air conditioning and catching up on wedding planning. From live music and DJs to florals and welcome BBQs we finally feel like we’re getting things organised, and to add to the excitement next weekend my amazing Maid of Honour is flying over from England to go dress shopping with me (did I mention how amazing she is?).

Tonight I’m sharing some light Sunday evening reading. Enjoy and have a great week!

  1. 19 craft projects you’ll use IRL
  2. I just finished Clare Mackintosh’s new book ‘I See You’ (and loved it!). Have you read it?
  3. This Alaskan village is relocating due to global warming
  4. How to throw a cocktail party in an hour
  5. West Elm is having a 20%-30% off sales on seating!
  6. The typewriter is back, and it’s in stock in Michaels
  7. This is what happens behind the scenes on HGTV’s Fixer Upper
  8. 6 ways to make happiness a natural part of your life
  9. I love everything about this Vancouver home
(image: design sponge)

Weekend Reading

8th July 2016

Weekend Reading(image: domino)

  1. Meet the young inspiring women who work at The White House.
  2. Vacation house cooking? Try these light and easy recipes.
  3. Marie Kondo and the Ruthless War on Stuff.
  4. These Trader Joe’s Snacks Will Make Your Life Easier.
  5. An interesting read on how a young couple saved $100k and bought an apartment in NYC.
  6. Pokemon Go – are you jumping on the new mobile game craze?
  7. Stirrup leggings, the new fall trend?
  8. Hairstylists Agree: This is the Best Drugstore Curling Iron.
  9. I love this dream dining room makeover.
  10. In case you missed it – check out our day trip travel guide to Red Hook, Brooklyn.
 Have a great weekend!