Book Tag: Who Am I? BACK! That’s who.

Well, ok, sort of. But ladies and gentlemen who have been eagerly (cough, that's what I'm telling myself, cough) waiting for me to return to the blog game: here I am! I swear I am alive, but you wouldn't know it thanks to my giant hiatus. It's not been great for my reading but it has been great for my self care! I can't say I'm jumping back into blogging and reading at the same rate I was before, it was a bit overwhelming in the most overwhelming time of my life but I've been actively missing this community and all the books I've not been reading. My husband and I are moving to New Mexico at the end of August, I'm taking an impromptu trip to Spain two weeks before the move to visit my best friend, we're going to Colorado in two weeks and my husbands PhD defense is next month. So life is a whirlwind but it's all been exciting and positive because we finally have a house and we're finally going to live in the mountains!!

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Book Tag: The Liebster Award!

Happy Friday y'all! My best friend who has been stateside from Spain is leaving town tomorrow and I get to see her just one last time in the great state of Texas before she heads back and I wont see her again until we don't live in Texas anymore (CA-RAY-ZAY). I hope everyone has wonderful weekends planned ahead of them and that it's full of all the things you want! We here in Dallas are looking at more rain starting Sunday and going into next week. I can't say that I mind because I love all weather and there's something so *romantic* about April showers in Texas. Anywho, I've been tagged in The Liebster Award book tag by Savannah of Reviews by Savi!

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Behind The Blogger Book Tag!

It's Thursday! That means that a) tomorrow is Friday, so the weekend is about to start and b) my best friend is flying in from Spain this evening! This really is the week that keeps on giving y'all and my ride on cloud nine continues! I couldn't decide what kind of post I wanted to do today, whether a meme or a "Thoughtful Thursday" post or just skip it all together. But then I remembered Ashley, of Ashes Books & Bobs tagged me in a great post a few weeks ago and I totally forgot to do it! So first and foremost, thanks so much to Ashley for the tag and if y'all haven't checked out her blog you totally should - there's some really amazing stuff over there!

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80’s Movie Book Tag!

Mondays, and more specifically, Mondays after a vacation are the literal, actual and factual worst. Vacations are amazing and I love the time off but honestly, getting back into the groove of working is such a pain. However, I can't complain too much because I didn't think with the transplant surgery we'd get in any real skiing and we were able to fit in a ton of that and it was *magical* so I'm mostly just bitter that I can't go skiing right now. I was tagged in this little quiz a few weeks ago but I've just really dove back in with reading more consistently following my massive book slump so I'm just now getting around to it! Thank you to Eternity Books for the tag!! If y'all haven't checked out this blog I definitely suggest it!

So full disclosure, I'm *barely* an 80s baby and I don't really think I can call myself that since I was born in 89. So when I say "80s baby" I don't mean that in the sense that i grew up in the 80s, I just happened to breathe the last bit of 80s air after I was born. So while I've seen some of these, I haven't seen them all. However, why not - lets get to gettin'!

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Book Tag: My Perfect Library!

Happy, happy Friday, happy weekend, read read read! Just thought I'd serve ya'll up with a lil' diddy to get this Friday groovin'. Anywayyyy, I saw this book tag over at Gemma's Book Nook and I simply could not resist. Bewitched Reader has a great Library post too so check them out! As I'm sure all book lovers can agree - books are the best. They're so calming and wonderful. As someone who has been renting (on a budget) I've never really been able to fully flex my home library wants [read: needs] for multiple reasons. However, now that my husband will be getting his big boy PhD job, and we'll be moving to the mountains I've got literally one thing on my mind (ok well, two) while we're house hunting: a place to read / make a little library and my kitchen (where all my husband cares about is his workshop). I'm setting this up as a personal library versus a public library - but all libraries are AH-MAZ-ING. *Also throwing in some Pinterest pics because #yolo*

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Blogger Insider Book Tag!

Why do Monday's have to exist? However, I can't lament the dreaded Monday blues too much because I had a fab-u-lous weekend. My husband and I finally bought a beautiful new sectional couch (which I've been arguing for, for YEARS) and it's perfect!! My husband is also DIY-ing me some hexagon shelves that are almost done and I got a boat load of chores done and read nearly three books this weekend alone. So all in all, I'm gonna go ahead and throw that in the win column! First on today's docket is to give a huge shout out to Alexandra Wolfe for tagging me in today's book tag! As I mentioned the other day, I love these things - they're so cute! Also Alexandra's blog is full of great reviews and books to add to your ever growing TBR - so go check it out ya'll!

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One Lovely Blog Award: 7 Random Facts about Christina!

First and foremost, a huge thank you to Norie @ Reading Under a Blankie for tagging me in the One Lovely Blog Award / Tag! Ya'll, I love her reviews so if you haven't checked out her page - you need to! This is actually the second tag I've been tagged in in the last 24 hours (I feel like the prettiest princess at the ball) and I'll be participating in the other later this weekend because these are cute and fun and a great way to connect with and learn about other bloggers! So without further ado, for those who are interested, here are 7 random facts about me!

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Mystery Blogger Award!

Shout out to Darinda of Nightcap Books for tagging me in my second "blogger award"! These are such fun and a great way to network and get to know the bloggers you follow and the ones who follow you! THE AWARD “Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog… Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award!

Blogger Recognition Award!

Thank you to Entertainingly Nerdy for the nomination! I'm also new to the blogging game and networking can be so important so I appreciate the recognition and nomination so much! The Rules:  Thank the blogger that nominated you. Write a post to show your award. Give a brief story of how your blog started. Give… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award!