Thursday, March 15, 2018

LEGO Disney Princess Castles

Confession: I love Disney Princess LEGO.

The little princess figures are just charming - and make for perfect mini trip mascots!

The castles the princesses come with are also just gorgeous - I recently posted a video with my favorite palaces. 🏰 I don't think anybody could ever be too old for these sets! They're so detailed and cleverly constructed. Not only are they the perfect way to add some castle vibes to my space, but I also want to collect them because I bet my daughter will want to play with them someday. 😊

Are you a LEGO fan? Tell me your favorite set in the comments!

Monday, March 5, 2018

February 2018 Reading Wrap-Up

A new bookish video just went up on my YouTube channel!

I got through quite a few books in February: some hits and some misses. I read Someone at a Distance by Dorothy Whipple which was different from my typical Brit Lit, but I really loved the writing...

"If we could be seen thinking, we would be shown blown bright one moment dark the next, like embers; subject to every passing word and thought of our own or other people's, mostly other people's."

Another quote I loved from that book was referring to one of the characters reading classics and challenging books: "She deliberately put herself in touch with greatness."

Of course there was also plenty of Tolkien this month! I finished up The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, and I'm starting a re-read of The Hobbit next. I had so many favorite scenes and lines, but here's just one about the mysterious forest of the elves, Lothlorien...

"It strikes me that folk takes their peril with them into Lorien, and finds it there because they're brought it. But perhaps you could call her perilous, because she's so strong in herself."

What books did you enjoy this month? 📚
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