hot chocolate

3 Hot Chocolate Recipes To Cozy Up With This Month

Nothing quite says Valentine’s Day like chocolate, but what’s even better? Hot chocolate. If you’re single this year, call up your girls for an old-fashioned Galentine’s Day, complete with a yummy hot cocoa bar! We’ve rounded up three of our favorite recipes, all of which are sure to have you saying, “Boy, who?”   1)… Continue reading 3 Hot Chocolate Recipes To Cozy Up With This Month

Books · Holidays

5 Ways To Win A Bookworm’s Heart This Valentine’s Day

Are you having trouble deciding on a gift for your bookworm this Valentine’s Day? Well, we’ve got you covered with five unique ideas that are sure to warm any booklover’s heart! Don’t just buy your significant other another Barnes & Noble gift card. Give them something from the heart instead.  With these ideas, they’re sure… Continue reading 5 Ways To Win A Bookworm’s Heart This Valentine’s Day

Books · Travel

5 Book Festivals We’re Looking Forward To This Spring

With winter halfway over, we’re making plans for Spring (book plans, that is!). Plus, we’re ready for a little Spring Break, to boot. That’s why we’ve rounded up five book festivals we can’t wait to attend in the coming months. Plus, these festival cities double as vacation destinations. Get to bookin’, Cozy Readers! 1) Savannah… Continue reading 5 Book Festivals We’re Looking Forward To This Spring

me time · Self-Care

5 Ways To Make ‘Me Time’ A Priority In 2018

With the holiday season in full-swing, it can be hard to find a moment to yourself. As the New Year nears, make yourself a priority. Not only is solitude soothing, but science suggests it’s good for your health. Time alone can increase productivity and creativity. Not to mention, “me time” offers valuable meditation and relaxation… Continue reading 5 Ways To Make ‘Me Time’ A Priority In 2018

Holidays

7 Joys To Indulge In This Holiday Season

Like many families, my kids have an advent calendar and every day, the punch out a new door on their calendar and collect their “prize,” a small piece of stamped chocolate. And every day, we look at the activity to do as a family for that day; there are things from making a candle to… Continue reading 7 Joys To Indulge In This Holiday Season

Holidays

How To Host The Perfect Friendsgiving For Your Book Club

Not only is Thanksgiving the perfect time for celebrating with family, but also with our closest friends! And what better group to get together for a spectacular Friendsgiving than your book club. Here’s how to throw a fabulous feast in three easy steps! 1. Choose A Book First, round up your group of lovely readers… Continue reading How To Host The Perfect Friendsgiving For Your Book Club

Seasons

A Fun-Filled Fall Bucket List

Fall is in full-swing, Cozy Readers! Halloween is upon us, and we can't wait to celebrate with our friends and family! We're totally in the Fall spirit now that the temperatures are perfect for sweater weather and the leaves are beginning to turn red, orange, and yellow. There's no question, Fall is our favorite time… Continue reading A Fun-Filled Fall Bucket List

Books · Holidays

8 Halloween Costumes Inspired By Literature

Halloween is nearly here, Cozy Readers! And, we can’t wait! October is our favorite time of year. The evenings are starting to get chilly and the leaves are beginning to turn all the colors of Fall. It’s the perfect time to bob for apples, eat pumpkin pie, and drink tangy, cinnamon apple cider. And, of… Continue reading 8 Halloween Costumes Inspired By Literature

Books · Travel

5 Ghastly Good Destinations That Inspired Your Fave Halloween Reads

What better way to get into the Halloween spirit than by reading some of your favorite scary books? But, just think, what if you could visit the real-life locales that inspired authors to write their novels? We’ve rounded up 5 Halloween-ready destinations that’ll chill your bones and make your spine tingle. We don’t recommend traveling… Continue reading 5 Ghastly Good Destinations That Inspired Your Fave Halloween Reads

Seasons

4 Poems About Fall That’ll Have You Ready To Sip Apple Cider

Although Autumn, technically, has arrived, we’re still awaiting the first sign of leaves changing, those perfectly chilled days, and pumpkin-carving season. That’s why we’re welcoming the first week of October with four Autumn poems that are certain to stir up all those fall feelings of pumpkin spice, warm apple cider, perfect sweater weather, and ghastly… Continue reading 4 Poems About Fall That’ll Have You Ready To Sip Apple Cider