Wednesday, April 30, 2014

April Wrap-Up

April is over.. Can you believe it? What a month it has been! My birthday was everything I expected it to be, with lots of fun with friends and family and only one or two major "OMG I'M 25" breakdowns. Spring break ended the month, with Festival and a beautiful wedding.. What a wonderful month!

April in One Word: Birthday!

My Favorite Memories in April 2014:
  • Girls' supper with Kay and Simone and our mommas
  • Learning to use Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Pre-birthday weekend full of fun with the family and omg-amazing food
  • Kings of Leon and Local Natives concert in New Orleans!
  • Finishing CESIM and all required essays for the semester
  • A looooong Easter ending with a night with friends
  • Cat sitting Theo while Abby and Jordan road tripped, and binge watching Game of Thrones
  • Relaxing during Spring Break
  • Festival International and fun with friends!
  • The Broussard/Songy weddingWatching one of my oldest friends get married!
Books I Read this Month:
  • Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (Review)
  • Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
  • Hate List by Jennifer Brown (ReRead)
  • Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy
  • The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman (Review)
In Case You Missed It:
  • New feature on the blog! Book recommendations! If you recommend it, I will read it. Guaranteed. (I pray I won't end up regretting that guarantee down the road…)
  • I turned 25.
  • Top Ten Tuesday, where I put together an If you liked, then you'll love... post with book, movie, and blog favorites.
Favorite Posts from the Month:
New Obsessions:
  • These new cardigans from Old Navy. And this dress from J. Crew. It was a great shopping month.
  • Houses and rent houses and apartments and places to live. Zillow and
  • Game of Thrones, my Nook, and anything that can distract me from homework.
3 Things I'm Sad to See Go with April:
  • My birthday. I'm such a birthday diva.
  • Spring break and Easter
  • A little buddy that left.
    3 Things I'm Looking Forward to in May:
    • The end of the semester!
    • Weekend fun… anniversary celebrations, graduations, and another part of the CPA exam being finished
    • Packing up my life. For some reason, I'm so looking forward to it!
    Favorite Quote from a Book I Read this Month:

    "Just like there's always time for pain, there's always time for healing."
    - Jennifer Brown, Hate List

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