Getting Your 2020 Reading Resolution Back On Track

Back at the beginning of January, when people were excitedly sharing their New Year's Resolutions with each other, I noticed quite a few people talking about how they wanted to read more in 2020. Since then, the reality of the Covid-19 pandemic has changed how we function in our day-to-day lives, and some of the…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Update: Week Fourteen

Happy Saturday, everyone! I can't believe that it's actually April now! I hope that you've been having a great week, and that you and your family members are healthy. I am continuing to be vigilant about practicing social distancing and staying home. While I am missing visits with my family, as well as my weekly…

The Tiki Goddess Mysteries

A few years ago, my mum and I had the opportunity to fly out to the island of Kauai to attend my older cousin's wedding. We had a wonderful time at the wedding, which was one of the most beautiful celebrations I've had the privilege of attending, and thoroughly enjoyed exploring the island during our…

The Scarlet Pimpernel

With yesterday marking the beginning of National Poetry Month, I thought it would be appropriate to start out the month of April by re-watching a movie that I knew contained a little bit of poetry...The Scarlet Pimpernel. "They seek him here. They seek him there. Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven? Or…

Overcoming “Stay Home” Boredom

As Covid-19 continues to be a clear and present danger across the globe, people have been asked to stay home unless absolutely necessary. Some state governments have even issued official "stay-at-home" orders over the last few weeks. During this time, it is very important that we continue to follow the advice of health care professionals…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Update: Week Thirteen

How's everyone doing this week? I had to venture out to the grocery store on Wednesday morning to pick up a prescription and replenish my kitchen cabinets, which were beginning to look rather bare. This was my first time going anywhere (other than for a walk) since March 14th, and I have to confess that…

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past month and have no idea what is currently going on in the world, you've probably thought about the Coronavirus at least once today. Covid-19 is frequently being brought to our attention through news and social media outlets, socially distant interactions with friends and relatives, and…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Twelve

How's everyone doing this week? This Covid-19 pandemic is scary, isn't it? I hope that you are all managing to stay healthy. Like so many of you, I've been vigilant about practicing social distancing and have stuck close to home this week. I would feign surprise at how easy it's been, but in all honesty,…

Homeschooling Because of Covid-19?

Now that many school districts have closed their doors, parents are taking responsibility for their children's continued education, often while working from home. While some schools are able to provide their students with distance-learning opportunities, such as take-home bags and Google Classroom assignments, it sounds like a lot of parents are on their own when…