Make Mother’s Day 2021 Special!

If you live in the UK, then Mother’s Day is coming up. It may be the case that you usually take your mum out for a nice meal at the local pub, but obviously things will be different this year! In this post, I’m going to share with you some ideas that you can make happen whether or not you’ll be able to see your mum in person. Obviously if you live together or you’re in a support bubble, then you will be able to see your mum on Mother’s Day (yay!). If this isn’t the case, it may be a virtual Mother’s Day (depending on whether restrictions change).

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February Wrap Up & March TBR

The months go so fast! Especially February, being the shortest month and all. I can’t believe this is now the 2nd March we’ve been in lockdown. The last year has been so stressful and upsetting for so many people, but I am confident we are now on our way out of the darkness and I hope everyone reading this is coping OK, and if you aren’t, please reach out to someone.

This March also marks a year since I came back to blogging regularly (OK, I posted a little bit in February, but it was a bit half-hearted), which is shocking for me. It really doesn’t seem like a year has passed, and yet suddenly there’s over 200 posts on my blog that were almost all not there a year ago! I’ve definitely noticed in this third lockdown that my reading has slowed down and I’ve been feeling exhausted a lot of the time. I’ve been getting out for regular walks though because I’ve been sure to make that a priority, so I’m happy about that at least. So, that being said, how did I do with my reading in February?

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The 7 Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: Review & Recommend | ELLIE LOVES

I have previously received PR products from Penguin, who own Simon & Schuster.

CW: underage relationship, domestic abuse, homophobia, alcoholism, cancer, suicide. No CWs are discussed in this review, only mentioned.

If you’re on book twitter or bookstagram and you’ve not heard of this book, I would be surprised. Taylor Jenkins Reid is a pretty popular author right now, and I totally understand why. This book certainly did not disappoint me! I love books that do something a little bit different with the format, so The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo was one that I thought I’d enjoy from the off.

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Are You a Book Snob? Tag

Today I’m doing a tag I found on Megan’s blog, MegansBookStacks, the Are You a Book Snob tag! I think I am a little bit of a book snob, but hopefully not too much of a book snob. And I’m snobby in that I’m quite particular about my own likes and habits, but wouldn’t judge someone else for doing differently! But for me, it has to be a certain way. So we’ll see what my answers are like. I’m really excited to get into this one!

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The Last of Us II: Review & Recommend | PS4 GAMES

The Last of Us was the first game I played properly, and the first game I reviewed on my blog! The Last of Us II was the first game I bought right after it released (I think I held out about 3 days before deciding to cave and drop far too much money on it). I was a bit tentative going into it, because people had talked about how harrowing it is, but I don’t feel as though it entirely lived up to that (thankfully!).

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