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Guess who’s back, back again! Hello friends, I’ve missed you on here! With my move and all the red tape surrounding it, plus continuing to grow my agency Curio Five on top of my content creation work, my grand plans…

My Favorite Summer 2022 Reads

This summer has consisted of a lot of work and a lot of travel! In my down time, I’ve been diving into some fun book and series that have come highly recommended from some of you. Consider this post a…

In Love by Amy Bloom

A short and moving read, In Love by Amy Bloom tells the author’s story of traveling to Switzerland with her husband so that he can…

Fire & Blood by George R. R. Martin

I knew that I had to read Fire & Blood by George R. R. Martin before the new Game of Thrones prequel, House of the…

Nike Waffle One Sneakers

Ending my two week break from the blog with my first Gold Star post of 2022! I am super excited to share more about my…

March Monthly Must-Haves

March seems to have flown by! It’s crazy to me to think that this year is already nearly a quarter over. I feel like it…

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The Wish by Nicholas Sparks

I haven’t really enjoyed a lot of Nicholas Sparks’ latest books, but this one reminded me of his “classics” in terms of characterization and plot. The Wish by Nicholas Sparks is an easy, albeit unexpectedly yet expectedly tragic, read. ADD…

State of Terror by Clinton & Penny

A thriller from start to finish, State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny tells the tale of an untested Secretary of State fresh into the job who’s met with international and domestic threats on not only her…

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Hyped up to me by a friend, The Midnight Library by Matt Haig was one of the best books I’ve read not only this year, but ever. Seriously. I cried. A great story but great messages for all of us…

Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle

Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle was recommended to me in early 2021, before we had access to vaccines and the “new normal” of continuing on with our lives in a safe manner, when we were still primarily at…