In 2020, I Hereby Resolve To:

1. Get To A Netgalley Queue Of Zero. I am almost there too, only 18 more books to read as long as I don’t request or download anything new. I’ve not obtained any new Netgalley eARCs since May 2019, so am good at holding strong with that. 2. Pay Off My Car. Realistically, this is […]

37 Bookish Resolutions To Try In 2019

Hello reader friends. It might just be me, but I LOVE making New Years Resolutions and talking about them. There’s something about the fresh start of a new year and all sorts of goals that really appeals to me. Every year I make a bunch of resolutions – some I actually achieve and some, well, […]

In 2018, I Hereby Resolve To:

1. Get Back Into My Pre-Baby Clothes. Okay I know you are probably thinking oh no body shaming! And that’s legitimately not it or my intent in my goal. Here’s the thing, pre-pregnancy I purchased some really adorable skirts from Nordstrom Rack — like the May before I got pregnant over the summer. Then during […]

In 2017, I Hereby Resolve To:

1. Read four short stories per week and review them. I really do enjoy short stories and I have quite a few anthologies within my Netgalley and Edelweiss shelves. If I give myself the space to read four per week instead of one a day, I think I will be more motivated to actually read […]

In 2016, I Hereby Resolve To:

1. Make $5,000 From Good Books & Good Wine. Okay, if I am being honest, I have never made anything even close to that from this blog – not even in those times when I had extremely great traffic. However, I believe in setting big AUDACIOUS goals, and that is my big audacious goal this […]

Allison’s 2014 Recap/2015 Resolutions

So, what happened to me in 2014? January In January, I started classes as an online student at USC. I took three classes (twelve credits) and had to learn how to adapt to watching lectures on my computer and participate in discussions on Blackboard. I also had to re-learn how to dedicate myself to reading […]