Review-a-thon time! It’s definitely necessary. I have a zillion reviews to write — so many that I’m kind of embarrassed by the amount of reviews I have to write so I’m not going to tell you how many. No, seriously. The number is ridiculous. The blog took a back seat to, well, pretty much everything.
“Like what?” you might ask.
I’m so glad you asked! After a bit too much fun in NYC at BEA (can you really have *too* much fun when you’re surrounded by books and bookish friends? I’m going to have to say no.), I finished out the school year and collapsed in a large puddle on my couch. Then puddled onto the boat. Then back onto the couch. (I’m wrung out at the end of each school year. Thank god for recovery time.) THEN, I found this super-cheap ticket to Ireland and bought it. And went. Solo. It was glorious.
I got very little reading done as I traveled the country (what kind of sick, twisted mind puts cars on the other side of the road, steering wheels on the other side of the car AND stick shifts to be driven via a left hand?!? The Irish. God love ’em.) and tried out pretty much every pub I could find. It was like one long pub crawl. Again, glorious.
AND THEN, I decided it was finally time to bite the bullet and redo my kitchen (I’ve been planning and saving for this thing for *years* but just could wrap my head around the logistics involved. I finally realized it wasn’t going to get easier and that I just needed to DO IT. SO I DID!). Dad and I demoed…and decided to do the bathroom while we were at it (weird segue, I know, but Dad was paying for the house to be re-plumbed so *of course* I took advantage!). I learned how to tile and did the floor:
Then it was on to demoing the kitchen, getting the plumbers in and the electricians…
It’s getting installed today.
Whew! It’s been a busy couple of months, for sure. But this crosses a TON of things off my to-do list so I can get back to reading and writing and blogging. And going to pet my new kitchen when I make myself a drink.
So, what have you lovelies been up to? I can’t wait to get back into blogging and visiting y’all consistently again! (and not comment-bombing you, like I’ve been doing…)
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