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Tuesday, 5 August 2014

To Do List: August

+ Read The Luminaries. All eight hundred and thirty four pages of it. It is time...
+ Write more. I found a beautiful notebook in TKMaxx, but I've been neglecting it.
+ Work harder on The Book Journal - thank you so much if you have already subscribed!
+ Make time, once a week, for a bubble bath. Complete with candles and everything!


Now Playing: Amy Winehouse - Teach Me Tonight


  1. You really cannot beat a weekly bubble bath - we're looking at a rental house soon which house no bath, only a shower, but everything else is perfect. Still quite upset about it!

    Beccy : Bluebell & Bumpkin

  2. A lovely to do list! I'm aiming to write more as well but having been suffering from lack of inspiration for years now! I also try to have a bubble bath once a week it really relaxes me :)

    hellomissjordan.blogspot.co.uk xx

  3. Ahh love the notebook, that's the Nighthawks isn't it? Good luck with the Luminaries, I found once I was properly "in" I read it very quickly; plus it's constructed so that each chapter is smaller than the one before so once you're past the (admittedly enormous) first chapter, it will only get easier :) xx

  4. AHHHH I need to read that book too

    annie | www.nouveauchique.com

  5. I may actually go and have a bubble bath now, now that you've reminded me they exist!
    Megan x
    London Callings

  6. Aaahh, a bubble bath once a week sounds like heaven. I'm lucky if I have the time or space (mostly space - family shared bathroom) to take one, period!

    xx becky / star violet

  7. I've heard about this book & I already got it in my "To Read Book" list :)

    xx, Marina / marinasirmais

  8. I have been actively avoiding this book for about 9 months now, haha! Hopefully you enjoy it! :)


  9. Bubble baths are the best. I use to have one a couple of times a week but when I moved into my own flat I switched to showers to save money. I need to treat myself more!

  10. These are lovely aims for August Jennie, I very much look forward to hearing more about The Luminaries, it looks so intriguing! Bubble baths with candles sound so amazing, must try that sometime! <3

    Sophie | soinspo xo

  11. love that ren bath oil! i really need to have baths more, they're so relaxing

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  12. Good job on starting the book blog ! Can't wait to read posts !

    Madeline | Its a Mads Mads World

  13. Love the print of the painting on the notebook. I remember copying it in A Level Art! Good luck with your to-do list :)

    Sam | Tiny Paint Pot xx

  14. TK Maxx is the best for notebooks and cute household things! I'm looking forward to seeing a book review, I need a challenge! xx

  15. I wish baths stayed hot, I would probably stay in there all day! I find reading so much more of an effort than it used to be when I was younger, the Harry Potter deathly hallows part 2 was finished in 3 days but now it takes me three months to read something!
    - Grace


  16. Amy Winehouse <3

    Sounds like a wonderful To Do List! Writing more is on my imaginary list, too.

    Enjoy August! :)

  17. I started The Luminaries and I really liked it, but it had to go back to the library before I got a chance to finish it! I would love to hear what you think once you finish!

  18. I need to make more time for bubble baths too, I feel like they're such a luxury and I don't have one often enough!


  19. Making time for a bubble bath is honestly so important! I find it the most relaxing thing in the world.


  20. I miss baths. My rental house has only a tiny shower. CRYING. Is the book on the right the notebook you're talking about? If so IT IS BEAUTIFUL and you need to write in it IMMEDIATELY. I recently bought myself a turquoise quilted notebook (ooh la-di-da) and my life has improved 100% since owning it. True story.

    Kirsten | kirstenlearns.com

  21. That notebook is lovely, I'm trying to get back into writing and journalling more :) xxx

  22. i need to read that too! and bubble baths are the best - though with this current heatwave in London I might wait a while :) x

  23. I've bookmarked The Luminaries Goodreads page! It sounds really good.

    Tara x

  24. Loving your To Do list - not the type that fills you with dread at all! Such a great idea to have some quiet time in the bath once a week. And The Luminaries is on my TBR list too - it's just so huge that I think I'd have to pencil in time for it! :)

    Tamsin xx | A Certain Adventure

    1. It's a beast for sure, but it's so worth it! xx

  25. Yeah for bubble bath and reading! x


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