For Pina Colada day (which was yesterday, July 10th), I decided to celebrate by making our own! Here’s my recipe. Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of ice 1/2 cup of coconut cream (found in the hispanic foods section of grocer) 1 cup of pineapple chunks (including the juice from the pineapple chunks) 1 container of toasted
My reading goal for 2017 was to read 45 books, so far I’ve only read 16. I know only 16! However, I’m still optimistic that I’ll still be able to reach this goal. When, I originally set this goal I had no idea that I would be as busy as I was during the winter/spring
Happy Sock Sunday! So, today I had friends over and didn’t get to start this book yet, but I will tonight before bed. Nicola Yoon, Author of Everything, Everything reviewed this book and and said it’s “Lovely and whip smart.” I love when other authors (especially ones I admire), praise other authors’ work. After seeing the
On my 2017 Bucket List, one of my goals was to visit at least five museums that I’ve never been to, so far this is my third. (Yes, I’m not far from meeting my goal.) I’ve been wanting to go to this museum for awhile because it was one that I haven’t been to and
Synopsis: Can you have more than one best friend? Stephanie’s best friend is Rachel. Since second grade they’ve shared everything, good and bad. But now it’s the start of seventh grade and Alison has just moved to their neighborhood. Stephanie immediately clicks with her—she’s cool and fun and totally humble even though she’s the daughter
Synopsis: This Newbery Honor winner is perfect for fans of To Kill a Mockingbird, The King’s Speech, and The Help. A boy who stutters comes of age in the segregated South, during the summer that changes his life. Little Man throws the meanest fastball in town. But talking is a whole different ball game. He can barely say a
Happy Sock Sunday! Welcome to July! I really wanted to read this book by Judy Blume because, first of all, I LOVED the first book that I read by her called “Just As Long As We’re Together” and second, when I read the synopsis of this book I thought WOW this book sounds very interesting and unique.
Happy Sock Sunday! Okay, I’m SUPER EXCITED about this week’s read! My mom has recommended this author to me because she was one of her favorite authors when she was growing up. After reading the synopsis of this book, and several other books from this author, I’m really excited to dive in! Synopsis: Can
The picture below shows what I wore my first day of school. For the first day of school, I wanted my outfit to pop with color – from the airport blue pants, to the very colorful bracelets and my shiny Steve Madden shoes, I was able to pull off the look. The shoes were actually my favorite
Happy Sock Sunday! I just got this book today, and I think that I’m really going to enjoy it. This book will be added to my summer reading list which I’m gonna try to post sometime this week. Also, Happy Father’s Day! I LOVE my dad so much and I am thankful for all that
Synopsis: Features seven narrators, each with a unique story, and each with a different perspective on what makes their teacher so special. It’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow Hill School. There’s . . . Jessica, the new girl, smart and perceptive, who’s having a hard time fitting in; Alexia, a bully, your friend one
Happy Sock Sunday! I just got this book today and from the looks of it, I think, I’m really going to enjoy this book! As you can see, from the seal on the cover this book is a Newbery Honor Award Winner. So, this book has to be good right? Synopsis: This Newbery Honor winner is perfect for
Some say that I’m spoiled, (Mom says I’m spoiled rotten) but I think that might change soon. I’m really hoping it will not but we’ll see…My parents actually gave me some news recently that has me thinking it will change but they have said that it wouldn’t but I’m not so sure… Are you guessing?!
Happy Sock Sunday! Okay so, I’m still reading Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea! This week has been pretty busy between school, homework, orchestra recital, and lacrosse. The end of the school year seems to be the busiest time ever! June 14th (my last day of school) CAN NOT get here fast enough! I’m
Happy Memorial Day! As a true American Fashionista, I wanted to wear red, white, and blue to honor this holiday but I really wanted to wear my new sleeveless lip t-shirt. I thought well if, I have blue leggings then that would work since I’m just missing the blue in my outfit. As I was rummaging
Happy Sock Sunday and Happy Memorial Day Weekend! This week, I’m reading Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea. I heard great things about this book and I can not wait to dive in! Synopsis: Features seven narrators, each with a unique story, and each with a different perspective on what makes their teacher so special.