Week in READview:
On & Off the Blog:
I’ve been a bit MIA but it’s been a good thing…
So as most of you know I was let go of my job in January with the thought that I would go back when they got busy, I was told no hard feelings. Problem was, I had very hard feelings, I was the only one let go. Like I was the least valued person, so he let me go. I was very bitter and was weighing the options of what I wanted to do, go back or move on. Well I came to the crossroad last week, it was mentally exhausting as my ex-boss called to tell me he wanted to see where I was at since they are busy. I need a day to really think it over. For some reason, I had this feeling like it was just to get the work out and not going to be totally busy, so I didn’t feel like it was guaranteed back to normal work. I had to make a choice…I choose to take the path less traveled and decided to move on. I am scared and excited. While I don’t know what the future has in store for me, at the moment I can finally find my confidence (which I lost working there) and nothing is holding me back from doing amazing things. I decided to spend at least the next few months upgrading my skills and working on growing Limabean Designs. So, by September, I will start looking for something, either part time or full time depending on where I am at and what I can find. For me unemployment and the extra money they give, pretty much is paying the salary I was getting (which I wont say but was pathetic for a graphic designer) but for now it keeps the lights on and food on the table. I am hoping I can grow Limabean Designs, since it is what I would love to do, but I don’t mind doing both my own business and something part time. I am determined to prove I made the right decision for myself and my family. Plus I am sure ANY PLACE else will pay me an actual living salary. *fingers crossed*
Now on to better stuff 🙂
This week we celebrated my husbands birthday on the 25th and mine on the 28th. We had cake and yummy food, we usually spend it at the shore house but our pet sitter got a real job (damn it) and now have no one to look after the kittens, plus COVID so we stayed home. We did go out to dinner which I was a nervous wreck about but I felt we could all use the feeling of being out. My daughter gets her 2nd shot in 2 weeks and then after her two weeks we can maybe start doing things more outside of the house but still being very careful. We are thinking if we can’t find anyone to watch the kittens, maybe day trips different places on the weekends.
It was a rainy weekend and the weather went from 90 to 50. So a bit chilly. Next week it will be in the 70’s so about average for this time of year. I am getting weather whiplash.
Limabean Designs has been keeping me busy (see below if you need any designs) so blogging has taken a bit of a back seat but I should be able to adjust my schedule to fit it in by June. I am really excited to be busy plus I have been designing stuff that even has me impressed with my skills. lol
Read & Currently Reading:
Black Butler is pretty good, hoping to watch the Anime at some point but I might read it for now. The Mary Shelley Club is okay, I am looking forward to seeing how it all plays out.
Might Read Next:
I am debating what to read next but I am in a spooky mood.
What I grabbed:
What I watched:
We are almost done with My Hero Academia, the last season is still releasing new episodes so we are going to put it on hold until they all come out. Not sure what we plan to watch next.
I am currently watching Black Clover (Anime) it’s for freaking good, I wish I would have saved it to watch with my daughter but I am so hooked now I can’t stop. Anime is so unique in the way it tells a story and the meaning behind some are just so heartwarming. Some are still a bit weird but over all it has been my favorite things to watch recently. I am glad I decided to give it a go again, I am starting to remember why I loved it so much as a younger me.
What you might have missed:
- [25 May] Tell Me Something Tuesday: Summer 2021 TBR List
- [26 May] Tall, Dark & Dead by Tate Hallaway ★★★½
- [26 May] Dead Sexy by Tate Hallaway ★★★★
- [26 May] Romancing the Dead by Tate Hallaway ★★★★
- [26 May] Dead If I Do by Tate Hallaway ★★★★
- [26 May] Honeymoon of the Dead by Tate Hallaway ★★★★½
- [27 May] Trouble on Tap by Avery Flynn ★★★★
- [28 May] Blaze of Memory by Nalini Singh ★★★★
- [29 May] The Archived by Victoria Schwab ★★★★½
- [29 May] Non-Review – Senlin Ascends (The Books of Babel #1) by Josiah Bancroft
- [30 May] Sunday Post with Berls | The one with the Friends Reunion
- [30 May] The Sunday Post ~ Change is hard…but things are going ok ~ Week in READview! 2021
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So tell me what have you been reading and up to this week?
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