On October 6th, I woke up to a phone call in the middle of the night from my little brother (turns out I previously missed 3 calls from my other brother) to tell me that my Nanu (grandma) had passed away. I had just barely gone to bed about an hour or so earlier, so… Continue reading Goodbye, Nanu
Author: Saadia S. Shamsie
August Books Recap
August was so bleak when it came to reading, you guys! I was pretty much on travel the entire month and sitting down to read became almost non-existent. How I managed to even finish three books is a bit of a mystery as it is disappointing. But busy summers often lead to less reading for… Continue reading August Books Recap
July Books Recap
July was not the best reading month for me -- with a lot of travel (not complaining, of course), and big client's on the move, reading took a definite back seat. Still, the two out of three books I read were wonderful so it was a month of quality over quantity! Read my mini-reviews below… Continue reading July Books Recap
June Books Recap
June was a whirlwind month. The fact that I was able to ready anything at all was an accomplishment. But mostly, they were mediocre reads with a couple of exceptions. That's part of the process though. Read my mini reviews below to see if you agree, disagree and would be interested in reading one or… Continue reading June Books Recap
May Milestones: What Were They?
I'm trying to do my May recap in July!! God only knows what I remember -- but thanks to my daily posts on Instagram, it shouldn't be too difficult to recap. So, here goes! Hot Chocolate 5K I participated in the All State Hot Chocolate 5K by doing the 5k by myself in a local… Continue reading May Milestones: What Were They?
May Books Recap
I am so happy to get my reading groove back this month! I got access to NetGalley and have been approved for some delightful Advanced Reading Copies! I didn't love them all but I loved being able to read it in advance! All in all, I read 11 books in April! Let's dive into what… Continue reading May Books Recap
April Books Recap
I am so happy to get my reading groove back this month! I got access to NetGalley and have been approved for some delightful Advanced Reading Copies! I didn't love them all but I loved being able to read it in advance! All in all, I read 11 books in April! Let's dive into what… Continue reading April Books Recap
April Milestones: What Were They?
April was an exciting month!! New Travels, New Experiences, New Ventures... so much to delve into! New City, New State: Chicago, Illinois I've been to Chicago nearly a decade ago for a friend's wedding, but other than the hotel, I literally saw nothing else. So a road trip that involved several new states and a… Continue reading April Milestones: What Were They?
Season 1, Episode 0: Overview
https://open.spotify.com/episode/72Qip772XbbqF1iXKyJ9xD?si=aVmrihzZTemovxG-YA802Q My first episode of the podcast is officially out! In Episode 0: "Season 1 Overview", I give you a glimpse of what you can expect from the podcast. Episode 1 will release on May 24, 2021. All subsequent episodes will release bi-weekly: Episode 2: June 7, 2021Episode 3: June 21, 2021Episode 4: July 5,… Continue reading Season 1, Episode 0: Overview
March Milestones: What Were They?
March was a whirlwind of a month! I started the month with my LONG awaited solo birthday trip to the Catskills with Getaway House. It was absolutely heavenly and everything my mind, body, and soul needed. And the month continued to pour in NEW and exciting adventurous -- keep reading to find out more! Solo… Continue reading March Milestones: What Were They?