Cheers to the Weekend 12.21.18


It’s the last weekend before Christmas, and ours will be filled with family gatherings, last minute errands, menu planning, welcoming family into our homes, and gift wrapping. Anyone else completely procrastinate on the wrapping thing? Santa has some work to do! We’re both anticipating the end of the year, choosing our last reads, tying up loose ends, and thinking about the year ahead. What are you guys up to this weekend?

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What We're Reading

Michaela - I FINALLY FINISHED War and Peace, guys. Let’s all heave a sigh of relief. I was having a hard time starting anything new, so I decided to tackle my unfinished books. You know how it goes, you get halfway, something distracts you from it, and then it sits on your nightstand with the bookmark sticking out for a few months. So I’m currently finishing off Spinning Silver, which I really do enjoy, but with 60 pages left, I can tell you I still prefer Uprooted.

Rikki - I’m wrapping up reading The Nutcracker before moving onto my last holiday read, Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot’s Christmas.