November NaNoWriMo 2016 update


I finished. This was my second year using Scrivener and I was able to compile my daily tracking sheet (thank you Nano template) and hit just over 50,000 words (50,376 officially, but who is counting?). This software program has been amazing and totally part of my success. It makes me accountable and has the closest word count to actual count ratio I’ve seen in a while.

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Linking Up Thursday : Bookish Edition

5 Tips for making the Disneyland Resort's EggStravaganza 2016 Egg-stra Special: AlwaysReiding

Linking Up Thursday : Bookish Edition is a new feature and I am so happy you are here! I have some great lists for you today, and links of course. The drill is for you to reply with your favorite links, or just share your own in a post on your site and share your link below!

Long Books… We love them,

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Summer Reading: A new list of Essential Reading

AlwaysReiding_AnimalHabitatHi! I’m here to talk about┬áSummer Reading: A new list of Essential Reading for 2016.

I love summer, if only for the reading! Sure, the heat can be a problem, and sometimes it feels like I’m the only one working a job and not on vacation, but the READING LISTS are completely on point!

Like this one from The Everygirl.

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How to make more time for reading this summer


I just got this amazing article on Bloglovin about ways to take more time for reading this summer. I like that it has quick, bullet point-type notes that will only make things easier as we try and be our most productive for summer.

For me, it involves having a lot of juice for my devices and making sure I have a physical book with me at all times.

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Brain Freezes, we’ve all had them. And they’re NOT fun at all. However, the great folks at Potter Style (a division of Crown Publishing/Penguin Random House) have created a fun little journal dedicated to sweetening the most scary of all ice cream feelings.

The Brain Freeze journal is a great book that is compact, and the pages are sandwiched between a material akin to a nice lovely cookie that helps MAKE an ice cream sandwich!

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