Monday, June 23
One of the things that helps me to have a pretty good start in my week is by adding plenty of fruits into my diet.
The 1st leading bowl of cherries
(Image source- fanpop.com)
Tuesday, June 24
Watched, Jane Eyre on Netflix on Tuesday night and cried and put it on my Classics I Must Read list.
If we were asked to recommend a movie with an unforgettable love story, some of us even I might recommend- The Notebook. It was the movie that had the biggest hype at one point & there wasn't another lovey dovey movie afterwards to top over its' craziness. To be honest, I really did not like it all. It was overly sappy in the buttery-I have goosebumps-when is this ending kind of way. (I know I know even though Ryan Gosling starred in it.)
I am relieved now that I watched this intense love story, a story I sincerely won't forget. Something I can completely gush over & recommend.
Although this movie version of Jane Eyre seemed choppy, missing some important parts from the book to create more of a dramatic longing… the core of Jane Eyre's love story was still amazing. PLUS, Michael Fassbender is in it who is exactly my type of actor to swoon over ;)
Wednesday, June 25
June was when we decided to take full advantage of these summer nights. Once a week (for now), we've been going on long & I mean long walks for our well-being & soul.
Our most comfortable sneakers on & water bottles on hand, we spotted many owners & their adorable furry buddies, on & off blinking fireflies block to block, pointed out spooky looking houses & debated on taking the bus back home or not.
Thursday, June 26
My parents, boyfriend & I attended my brother, Samuel's graduation on Thursday.
I have to say that I got a little teary-eyed during the graduation. My brother & I have a pretty big age difference between us so I was literally his next responsible guardian when it came to school matters & education while my parents worked. I was his life coach & someone to give him all sorts of advice while he was growing up. I'm still this kind of figure to him now which I am grateful for. No matter how old my brother becomes, he's still the little sibling I watch over.
Friday, June 27
This week's challenge in the kitchen was making Tiramisu from scratch! My boyfriend, Lou never fails to impress me with his cooking & now baking.
Slices of chilled out Tiramisu & before we dusted on cocoa powder~
Saturday, June 28
Early rise & shine and waiting on the line at Utopia Bagels. Been craving for this exact bagel all week & finally having it during the weekend was just satisfying. A toasted sesame bagel with slices of lox + vegetable cream cheese.
Sunday, June 29
Browsing in Barnes & Nobles is one of my favorite things to do & if it's with my "partner in reading" boyfriend, it's really my favorite way of spending our time.
Almost done with my current read so I figured I should start working on my resolution of reading the classics. After some deliberation in between the aisles of books & with the stack of classics I had, I went with- The Catcher in the Rye as the 1st choice to begin with.
How was your June?
I don't think I will ever stop being so surprised with how times flies. It's fascinating but also scary in the more nervous way. Nervous to finish up things that were put aside & for that fresh beginning on new things at the 1st of every month to the 1st of every week within that month.
Even though time goes by so fast, if you really think about it, it is still 30 or 31 days a month with February as the only exception. And if you break it down like that, it's not a short time period. It's enough time to do & fix things differently than the last month or so.
June for me was the month of changes on a personal level. Made big changes to my diet, the way I eat & what I eat during the weekdays / finding means to be active / making tweaks on priorities when it came to spending & saving $.
Besides the personal changes, I am so glad that the temperatures weren't unbearable yet! I'm sure this will change in July though.