Monday, October 31, 2016

October Monthly News

Welcome to the October edition of monthly news!
My life is chaotic at the moment.
No kids at home, and my mom has moved out.
Empty-nesting is my life, and so is downsizing.
Yup. Trying to find a place nowadays is harder than it used to be. It's either not what we like, too overpriced, or just in the worst place of the city.
The housing market sky-rocketed and mixed with rising hydro rates... I wanna scream!
But I digress. This is life. Welcome to adulting. 
So, you may see less in the next couple of months. I will still be here, but with moving and working outside the home now, it will be a little less. Maybe.
Tell me what has happened in your world lately... 
Happy Halloween, everyone!

Yearly Total: 71 Books, 5 Products & 13 Movies


Book of the Month:



Book of the Year:



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COMPLETED READING CHALLENGES:
  1. 2016 Women Challenge (completed in April)
  2. What's In A Name 2016 (completed in August)
  3. 2016 EBook Reading Challenge (completed in August)


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20 comments:

  1. My son Anthony and I are downsizing. We're going from a 2200+ sq. ft. to a house that is a little over 700 sq. ft. I hope your move isn't very stressful.

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    1. Thank you!
      Wishing you and your son the best in this new journey you two are taking as well. (((HUGS)))

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  2. I haven't read any of the books you mentioned. I'll have to take a look and see if they're something I want to read. Happy November!

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  3. great month. good luck for house hunting, I just started one myself, running in the same issues, lol. Emma

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  4. The housing markets seem to have sky rocketed in so many places. Almost makes it impossible. All the best with house hunting. And enjoy Nov reading - come what may!

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  5. Yikes, good luck with the moving and downsizing, Freda! Make sure there's still plenty of room for books ;)

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    1. Thank you! Y'know books get top priority! :-)

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  6. Looks like it was a good month! And you sure have a lot on your plate! Good luck with moving, and finding the perfect place!

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  7. Best of success as you look for a new place. Looking forward to The Kept Woman.

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  8. Great month you had! Thanks for recommending the cash websites!

    Here’s my October Monthly Wrap Up!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

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  9. Adulting can suck, but fingers crossed everything goes smoothly for you! I loved The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movie, but didn't realise it was a book. Glad to hear you recommend reading it!

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    1. Thank you!
      I do hope you will read the book!

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  10. Wishing you the best as you downsize! We aren't quite there yet, though we do have much organizing and prioritizing to do.

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  11. Both the Book of the Month and Book of the Year sound very good! I will look into them more.
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

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  12. At first I was all--kids AND mom moving out? Sounds like relaxation, not stress! But then I realized it entails moving, and that is always a headache for sure. It's a good things books are a great escape!

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