Discussion

Why are hot beverages so aesthetically pleasing?

Ah, the age old question: Why are hot beverages so aesthetically pleasing? This might seem like a completely random and useless question to ask, especially on a book blog, but hear me out. As the weather has gotten colder here in New England, I’ve noticed a significant increase in the number of hot beverages photographed… Continue reading Why are hot beverages so aesthetically pleasing?

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Sip, Munch, Read

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our favorite things to eat and drink while reading. I generally like drinking tea or coffee and eating sweets when I read--but I think I'll let my bookstagram speak for itself... As you can see, we love a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Sip, Munch, Read

Study Abroad

Best Cafes to Study at in Oxford | Holly Goes Abroad

Staying in Oxford over spring break made me discover a new favorite pastime: studying in cafes. During term time I tend to do work in Mansfield College's cafe or in the library, simply because that is where the majority of my friends do their work as well. However, being here over spring break when most… Continue reading Best Cafes to Study at in Oxford | Holly Goes Abroad

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: MUGS

Happy Tuesday!! There’s still some time until the bloggers behind The Broke and the Bookish return with their weekly Top Ten Tuesday themes, so I’m back with another one of my own. Today I’ll be talking about things that are incredibly near and dear to my heart: MUGS. If you know me, then you’re probably… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: MUGS

Awards

Versatile Blogger Award | 3

What a better way to start the day than with a fun blogger award! Thanks so much to Grace @ kimmie.gg for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award-- I always appreciate nominations like this, especially from such lovely fellow bloggers. ❤ Show the award on your blog Thank the person that has nominated you… Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award | 3

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Foodie Facts About Me

Happy Tuesday! I feel as though I've been straying from the bookish path a lot recently with my Top Ten Tuesday posts, but it's fun to switch things up every now and then. I've mentioned some bookish facts about me in many tags and award posts before, so I thought for this list I would… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Foodie Facts About Me

Awards

Versatile Blogger Award | 2

Thanks so much to The Orang-utan Librarian for nominating me for this Versatile Blogger Award! Show the award on your blog. Thank the person that has nominated you. Share 7 different facts about yourself. Nominate a number of blogs of your choice. Link your nominees and let them know they are nominated. I'm currently in… Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award | 2

Favorites

March Favorites

March has come and gone, and what a busy month it was! Here are some of the things that I enjoyed last month: Blueberry Green Tea  You all know how much I LOVE tea. In the beginning of the month I went to Barnes and Noble and got a tea from Starbucks while I was… Continue reading March Favorites

Wreck This Journal

Fun with Tea! // Wreck This Journal 3

Follow me as I adventure through my copy of Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith. Before: I completely forgot to take a photo of the original pages before I started working on them! They were just blank with the instructions on them. The instructions read: Pour, spill, drip, spit, fling your coffee here.  I don't drink coffee,… Continue reading Fun with Tea! // Wreck This Journal 3

Rambles

mortar-tea: on turning seventeen

Yesterday was my seventeenth birthday. After receiving this amazing mug from my parents (among other nerdy gifts) and realizing that I can now watch rated-R movies without feeling like a criminal, it hit me that I'm, like, old. I mean, imp not particularly old when compared to adults, but I'm a lot older than I… Continue reading mortar-tea: on turning seventeen