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Update | Decorating the New Place, Starting Up the New Blog, and Planning for a Lovely 4th

First of all, I hope all of you US readers have a lovely July 4th! For the first time since I can remember, I'll have a 4-day weekend to enjoy festivities and relaxation. I'm not 100% sure what the weekend shall hold, but I'm foreseeing good food, good beer, and pretty fireworks. :) Anyone have special plans?

Sorry for being sort of MIA around the blog lately. I've been continuing the un-packing and decorating process at my new place so that I can hopefully get some updated photos up soonly. Also, I've been working on the launch of a brand new blog where my bf and I will be sharing reviews and experiences on beer, breweries, and brew events. It's called Yeast, Love, & Hoppiness... so head on over if you're fond of a good brew and interested in trying new ones. 


The new blog won't take a back seat to The Lovely Side, I promise! It's just taken some extra time to get it designed and all the social media set up. It's been a long time since I started a blog (five-ish years since I started this one!) so it's interesting to freshly go through all the start-up steps... even if I can sorta piggy-back on this one. 

I've also had my nose in a book. I'm reading The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova. After finishing this book next week, I plan on going on to read the Game of Thrones series. Who is with me? :)

Have a lovely Fourth!



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