Book Review: The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank

I’m off to a great start on that 2020 goal of reading 12 books and have already finished my first of the year, The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank. I’ve had this book for a seriously long time (I got it at Borders… are they done for?), and dug it out […]

Read More

Blogmas Day 22: Last Minute Amazon Prime Gifts

Well, it’s the final countdown. Any of you out there scrambling to find gifts for everyone on your list? I do not envy you at all, but I do want to help you! I’ve done some Amazon Prime scouring this morning and found tons of great gifts that will still deliver by tomorrow if you order […]

Read More

Monthly Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians

I love to read. Each year, I set myself a goal to read a certain number of books, and for 2019, my goal is 12. I just finished my fourth book in April (on track, go me!), and since I love book reviews and suggestions, I’m bringing some of that to my space here on […]

Read More

My favorite books and the awesome women who wrote them!

It’s Blog Sunday! Guys, I’m so excited (and honored really) to share a birthday week with International Women’s Day, which is this Friday, March 8th. In honor of all the badass girls out there kicking butt and taking names, I wanted to do a fun little post about the awesome female writers behind some of […]

Read More

I watched You on Netflix and I have thoughts

I’m going to start this post off with a bunch of disclaimers:  There will absolutely be spoilers for the show in what is to follow. Turns out there are spoilers for Gossip Girl as well. I have not read the book that the show is based on. It’s You by by Caroline Kepnes if you’re […]

Read More

2018 Favorites

Hey hey, after Blogmas, it feels like it’s been a century since I’ve posted. Apologies! The past couple of weeks at work have been kind of wacky, but that’s not going to stop me from sharing my absolute favorites from 2018 (some of which secured their prize winning spot as late as December, so I’m […]

Read More

13 Days of BlogOween: Day 8, October Favorites

I can’t believe it’s been so long since I’ve done a favorites post! Interestingly, they are my favorite to post! Since it’s been a while, I’ve got quite a bit to share with you, and it’s not all necessarily from October, oops! Glossier. I raved about their skincare in an earlier post, but recently, my […]

Read More

BlogOween Giveaway!

Guys! As promised, here are the details for our BlogOween giveaway! One lucky winner will receive a complete 7-book Harry Potter boxset and a 25 dollar Target gift card from yours trulies: How can you enter?  1. Follow @shutupcrystal and @laughingatleighann on Instagram. 2. Like our giveaway photo on instagram and tag a friend in […]

Read More

July Favorites

Hey guys! It’s been a minute, but I wanted to jump in a few days early and get into some July favorites. July was pretty chaotic, some good, some bad, and would you believe that I’m already daydreaming about fall after complaining about cold weather for months? Trying not to get ahead of myself and […]

Read More

May Favorites

Another month, another round of favorites coming your way. May was so nice! We finally got consistent doses of sunshine and warm weather, and I got to celebrate love and see a bunch of my friends! I’m ready for all June has to offer, but mostly, all those daylight hours!  May had a ton of […]

Read More