Month: November 2018

december goals

december goals

It’s December! Meaning: November is over (yay!!) and it is becoming the Holiday Season of winteryness, joy, presents, and family time. I am personally very looking forward to Christmas even though I won’t be able to go home for it, but my parents are coming and staying in an air bnb and we will have […]

Posted November 29, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in goals / 0 Comments
november rewind \\ sleepy blues

november rewind \\ sleepy blues

what happened in november I started feeling the seasonal depression. I usually get really depressed in the winter, and unfortunately I started feeling it a little earlier than normal this year. It’s not bad, but it’s not great either. I’ve been using a Verilux mood light in the mornings to help combat it, and I think […]

Posted November 28, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in monthly rewind / 7 Comments
november rewind \\ sleepy blues

november rewind \\ sleepy blues

what happened in november I started feeling the seasonal depression. I usually get really depressed in the winter, and unfortunately I started feeling it a little earlier than normal this year. It’s not bad, but it’s not great either. I’ve been using a Verilux mood light in the mornings to help combat it, and I think […]

Posted November 28, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in monthly rewind / 0 Comments
blogmas & tidyathon announcement!!

blogmas & tidyathon announcement!!

HELLO and welcome to ALMOST DECEMBER!! I am looking forward to November being over for many reasons, mainly because it was a totally blah month where I felt really sleepy all the time, but also because December is holiday month! I used to celebrate both Hannukah and Christmas as a child, but as an adult […]

Posted November 27, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in blogging / 0 Comments

why merricat blackwood is a witch

Today I’ll be doing a more in-depth version of a post I did on Tumblr about why Merricat Blackwood from Shirley Jackson’s amazing novel, WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE, is a witch, even though the book never explicitly states that she is a witch. Before we get to that, I’ll share a synopsis […]

Posted November 26, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books, witchy / 0 Comments
disturbing and ??? but in a good way? \\ monday’s not coming

disturbing and ??? but in a good way? \\ monday’s not coming

Title: Monday’s Not Coming Author: Tiffany D. Jackson Pages: 448 Published: May 22, 2018 TW: child abuse Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia’s worried. When she doesn’t show […]

Posted November 23, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 9 Comments
disturbing and ??? but in a good way? \\ monday’s not coming

disturbing and ??? but in a good way? \\ monday’s not coming

Title: Monday’s Not Coming Author: Tiffany D. Jackson Pages: 448 Published: May 22, 2018 TW: child abuse Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia’s worried. When she doesn’t show […]

Posted November 23, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments
tarot reading: vicious

tarot reading: vicious

First of all, today is Thanksgiving in the US, so happy turkey eating day to my fellow Americans! I debated not doing a post today but I have a lot of international readers, so I figured people might like to read something today on a day that will probably be quiet for most US bloggers. […]

Posted November 22, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in tarot / 0 Comments

planning my bookish bujo

I think (????? sometimes I think ?????) I’ve talked on here a bit about how I am very into bullet journaling, a trend that is basically a personal planner but pretty and creative, on this blog. If I haven’t, you might have noticed that I love bullet journaling because of my most recent posts on […]

Posted November 21, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments
reading slumps are the worst

reading slumps are the worst

You guys, I have a problem, a serious, SERIOUS problem: for the past 2-3 months, I have not been wanting to read. Okay, correction: I’ve been really wanting to read, but I haven’t been enjoying what I’m reading. I’ll pick up a book I think I’ll like, and while I’m reading it I know in […]

Posted November 20, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 4 Comments