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I Might Be Back

Hey There! Don't look so shocked. Yes, it's me posting in this blog after 5 very long years.
Don't recognize me? well, that's because I'm this sophisticated and put together mother now ;)
HAH that was a joke. Not the mother part, I'm a mom to a beautiful 2 year old boy named Benjamin, the whole sophisticated put together mom was the joke. 
I'm more like a hot mess mom who can't get her Sh*it together. 

So I haven't been total MIA
I mean I've posted since 2013 (my last post on this blog) but I created another blog called FictionalNook in 2015 then I got locked out of it. How? beats me but if anyone can get locked out of anything, you can be damn sure that someone is me! 

Anyways, let's catch you up right quick, on the other blog I told everyone about my pregnancy in 2015, I also posted about staying true to blogging and post constant updates but I totally lied and didn't show up there again for another year. So a year later I went on there to tell everyone about my beautiful baby boy, I posted like 2 other posts on there then I didn't show my face anymore. But now I'm back, I think. If I can't get into that blog I'll just continue with this trusty old one.That is if I don't wait another 5 years to come on here. Seriously what is wrong with me? I can't just stick to one thing. I'm so inconsistent. You know when you go on interviews and people ask     
 "What is one of your weaknesses?" well mines is that I'm very inconsistent.
BUT i'm consistent about being inconsistent so... I guess I'm consistent? HAH! 
Where was I going with this post again? 
Oh yeah, 
I'm just stopping by to say 

I'm still very much alive and well.

I'll be back okay?  
with actual content. I promise! ..

The Bronze Horseman- Book Review

Hello lovelies!!

So I just finished reading a book and literally ran to my computer to type this post about it, might have tripped over a few things a long the way but I have made it safely to my couch and am now writing this as the emotions of this new book is fresh in my mind.

The Bronze Horseman 
by Paullina Simmons
   6 stars!!!! 

"The golden skies, the translucent twilight, the white nights, all hold the promise of youth, of love, of eternal renewal. The war has not yet touched this city of fallen grandeur, or the lives of two sisters, Tatiana and Dasha Metanova, who share a single room in a cramped apartment with their brother and parents. Their world is tuned upside down when Hitler's armies attack Russia and begin their unstoppable blitz to Leningrad. 

Yet there is light in the darkness. Tatiana meets Alexander, a brave young officer in the Red Army. Strong and self-confident, yet guarding a mysterious and troubled past, he is drawn to Tatiana- and she is to him. Starvation, desperation, and fear soon grip their city during the terrible winter of the merciless German siege. Tatiana and Alexander's impossible love threatens to tear the Metanova family apart and expose the dangerous secret Alexander so carefully protects-a secret as devastating as the war itself-as the lovers are swept up in the brutal tides that will change the world and their lives forever. "

This book is the deepest, most heart warming/heart breaking love story I have ever read. 

The book is based on the early 1940's in the Soviet Union. They speak Russian, but obviously the book is in English and its modern dialogue.

Tatiana is so giving and selfless that can piss you off sometimes. She is also courageous and strong and driven. The things she did for him? Mind  blowing!

"I love you breathlessly my amazing man."

Alexander just lives for her. Literally, she's what keeps him fighting.

“They had no past. They had no future. They just were.” 

My heart broke for them, cheered for them, cried for them. I just felt-the pain, the happiness, the terror, the peace. I felt it all.

“Good-bye, my moonsong and my breath, my white nights and golden days, my fresh water and my fire. Good-bye, and may you find a better life, find comfort again and your breathless smile, and when your beloved face lights up once more at the Western sunrise, be sure what I felt for you was not in vain. Good-bye and have faith, my Tatiana.” 
Ok, seriously? I busted out in tears at this part. ^^^ How can you not?

By the end of this book I couldn't see through my tears, they give up everything for each other.
It was hard to go through all the emotions this book takes you through but it's totally worth it.

"All great things worth having 
require great sacrifice worth giving"

I want to say so much more about it but I can't without saying something that you should read for yourself. So all I can say is.. READ THIS BOOK.
Honestly, better than  Pride and Prejudice. Yes, I went there!

With that said... They are in war So they talk about war to give you an understanding but it is mostly them. Don't stop reading it. It gets better and better every turning page.

And the awesome part is... There's a second & third book!!! 
I downloaded the second on my kindle and cant wait to start reading.

Buy it:

Till next time! 
Ox, Camylla

My Fall Fail

Happy Monday!!

So yesterday was the first day of Fall and I don't know if this is my mind playing tricks on me but when I woke up yesterday the weather in South Florida was actually a little cooler than it's normal 90 degree inferno, today it also seems to be a little cooler. So mind, you may play tricks on me all day every day. 

The good procrastinator that I am, has not yet purchased any fall clothes and I don't mean just this year, I mean ever! It just seems like a waste of money to buy sweaters and boots and leggings and scarfs when 99.9% of the time it is burning hot, melting temperature here in Soflo. It rarely EVER gets to the point of having to wear a sweater with a scarf, so what do I do when the rarity comes and it is cold out? That ghetto ratchet girl in me comes out and I pile on all my cardigans, don't freak out, this only happens about once a year. But, since I'm twenty flippin three this year it's time I grow out of my ratchet ghetto winter phase and buy some real fall and winter clothes. I'll just pray that it actually gets chilly here and I get to wear my sweaters and if it doesn't, eff it, I'm still wearing the damn sweaters because I bought it instead of a cute summer dress. If I need to adjust to the weather in soflo and wear my uggs with jeans shorts than so be it. (Let's be real though... How ridiculous is that? every time I see a girl walking in the streets dressed like that I just shake my head and think "Oh baby girl, just go back home and put some flip flops on") So clear warning... If you see me walking the streets dressed like that it's because I just spent $150 bucks in these damn boots and I.WILL.WEAR.THEM!

^^^^ OHMYGOSH I died Laughing!!! 

When I searched google for shorts and Uggs this picture came up. 

What this has to do with shorts and uggs? Ask google, I just thought It was flippin hilarious! 


So now that I brightened up your Monday (You're welcome)
I will link up with Sami for the weekend shenanigans!

Sami's Shenanigans
I will summarize my weekend in one word... Faineant 
aka Lazy (new word for you to add to your vocab)

It consisted of:
-Reading on my new Kindle!!
-Watching TV
-And lots of petting

And now you know folks, I'm a walking disaster when It comes to winter fashion 
and I had a hell of a boring weekend. 
Sorry to overwhelm you with my incredibly extravagant and exciting life. 

Till next time,
OX Camylla.