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Book Review

Book Review: Here’s Looking at You by Mhairi McFarlane

Loved this contemporary romance <3 Here's Looking at You by Mhairi McFarlane

 

Here’s Looking at You by Mhairi McFarlane

This book was such a pleasant surprise! I initially got it because it was featured on Book Perks and it was $1.99. I’m always a sucker for the underdog/bullied storyline. I thought this book was going to be a subpar romance novel (I blame the generic stock image they have for the American cover, I prefer the UK illustrated version) and it ended up being an amazing, deep, bullying-survivor story. There were several times this book had me in tears. It also has great, witty dialogue and the characters are very well developed.

I will admit that it did take me a minute to get into the rhythm and banter of British humor. I’m glad I muddled through because it’s a big part of why this book is so good. Right after this book, I read all of Mhairi McFarlane’s books and she has quickly become one of my favorite authors. I can’t wait for her latest book to come out, Who’s That Girl?, on September 6, 2016.

Happy reading!

<3 Izzie

crafting

DIY Dip Dye Planter tutorial

Hello! Hello! Today we had the pleasure of shooting a video with the lovely Lyanne Manzanilla. Lyanne is also a fellow YouTuber and you should check out her adorable videos at YouTube.com/LyanneManzanilla.

We had a great time following this Pinterest tutorial from I Spy DIY on how to dip dye planters and give them an ombre effect.

Below is a list of items you will need for this project:

We actually found this project to be very easy and fun. We weren’t sure if we were going to end up with a Pinterest fail on our hands. We do you recommend you use longer dipping times than suggested in the tutorial and just pour the whole packet in your 2 cups of hot water.

Have fun with this project!

<3 Izzie

Event

Live the Cute Life: Geek Girl Brunch October meetup

Hello! Just got back from our October Geek Girl Brunch meetup and I’m still giddy from all the fun we had. We had a fantastic time and was lovely to see so many of the attendees in costumes. Each time we go, we always meet great new people 🙂 This month’s meetup was held at Earls Kitchen + Bar in Dadeland Mall. Below are more pictures of this awesome event.

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Elsie and Aurora, thank you again for organizing such a great event. I’m always look forward to the next one <3

p.s. Meli, we missed you! Congrats on your beautiful baby girl, Luna 🙂