How to control the unknown: Journaling during the pandemic

Recently, I rediscovered my love for journaling. I currently have two journals: a bullet journal where I track my bookish creative needs, and another journal where I focus on mental check-ins before bed and other writing. With the recent pandemic sweeping the globe, I noticed my journaling habits dwindling. I have been glued to my... Continue Reading →

2020: The year of ‘Self’

Happy New Year, everyone! I’m a little late to my 2020 theme post. Actually, I've been later. Did you notice I didn’t post one last year? Neither did I. I don’t even know if I had a theme in 2019, and it sure did prove to be a tough year for me. Not only are... Continue Reading →

The best of mystery: Ruth Ware

Greetings, Bookworms! As an adult, my taste in genres has broadened, and I find myself reaching for mystery novels more and more. Lately, my wish list and Goodreads account have consisted of Agatha Christie, the queen of murder and mystery. I also gravitate toward female novelists who are making strides in the genre and write... Continue Reading →

Dublin | Day One

Greetings from Dublin! The past two days have been a whirlwind of walking, eating, and gawking at the beauty this city brings. We arrived yesterday morning exhausted from our plane ride but still hoping to get some of Dublin in before crashing. We made it to our Airbnb and we were not disappointed. It's literally right... Continue Reading →

The Mangiones Take on Philadelphia!

Hey all! Ian and I are headed to Philadelphia tomorrow for a fun-packed weekend! We are ready to take in the sights, eat some delicious Philly cheesesteaks, and dive into some U.S. history! We have never been to Philadelphia before, so we are excited to explore a new city and are open to suggestions/tips.  I... Continue Reading →

The Mangiones are going to Montréal!

Hey, all! Ian and I are headed to Montréal tomorrow for a few days to celebrate our (almost) one-year wedding anniversary! It's hard to believe that we're almost at our one-year mark of being husband and wife. With school at the end of this month (and other exciting things happening in September), we decided to... Continue Reading →

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