In a time when everyone puts their best and nothing less on social media, it's so common to feel as if you don't have enough, or worse, that you aren't enough. After a wild ride this past year, I found out more about why self-love is important and how to start. As cheesy as it … Continue reading About Self – Love and How to Start
July 4th isn't on a weekend this year, but that doesn't mean we can't continue the celebration into the weekend, hah! With my favorite summer products, I'll make sure my face will still look presentable after all the bbq and pool parties. There's nothing worse than finishing a burger and realizing that your gorgeous lip … Continue reading Favorite Summer Products
Seriously cannot believe that February is almost over. What the heck?! It's like we're flying through this year, right?! First thing- I'd really appreciate if you let me know whether or not you like Favorites posts by "liking" this post! It would really really help me! Thanks! Now, my first 2 months of 2018 have … Continue reading February Favorites
I'm tripping to a colder part of the country this weekend, and all I can say about it is that I'M SO EXCITED!! Most people I know complain and basically cry when Houston hits that 55 degree weather, but I don't get why. I'd like to believe that my Canadian blood is pretty much what … Continue reading 3 Chilly Essentials
I've been in this phase where I love all things detailed. All BOLD things with small but many details. 2 years ago me would never pick something like this up, but as I'm growing I've started to strut towards different things...different prints, different colors, different everything! How I style these "different" prints is with solid … Continue reading Between the Dots
You can never have too many books, and you will never have read enough books! Gosh, written works are the greatest. Bucket-listed!
For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted title of “being well-read,” it’s more about breadth than depth. (As for feeling well-read, read the postscript.)
To “feel” well-read in literature, it’s all about the categories, not the books themselves. Read a few books in a few different genres, time periods, points of views. I’ve thrown in a few controversial books, just so you know what all of the fuss is about.
Here’s how you can feel like a regular literati!:
Western Classics (Ancient & Modern): to give you a good foundation for the who’s who of Western literature.
- The Odyssey (Homer): epic of a dude who just can’t get home without a little help from the gods. (Extra credit if you read the Iliad, too!)
- A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens): the quintessential story of the French Revolution, love…
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