Life Lately: Where did June go?

Life lately... From performing in a local musical to prepping for a pageant, here's what I've been up to lately. #BloggersLife

Life lately…

Performing in: The King and I. This show ate up parts of May and most of June, and it was totally worth it. I had so much fun and was reminded why I love theatre. If you wondered why I wasn’t blogging much last month it was because of this awesome show. I met so many wonderful people through this production, and can’t wait to do another one.

Pageanting: My time as Ms. Captivating ends this month, and I can’t believe it’s been nearly a year since I posted about my pageant journey. Hotel reservations have been made, and I’m currently figuring out my wardrobe for pageant weekend. Here’s a sneak peek at my gown

Reading: Sunlight and Shadow by Cameron Dokey. I picked this up yesterday from a Barnes and Noble surprise book display. It’s the kind of book you could read in the day, but I’m taking my time with it and am using it as a palette cleanser between my other reads.

Watching: Doctor Who. While many episodes this season have felt recycled or mashed up, I just can’t stop watching this sci-fi behemoth. Plus, I love Missy, and the return of a certain other Time Lord totally made the season for me. Now, I have to start counting down the days till the Christmas episode.

Making: This necklace. I’m learning a lot in my metalsmith jewelry making class and this pendant combines many of those things. The mountains are made from reticulated new gold and the moon is a tube set crystal.

Blogging about:

Stitch Fix unboxing

SOAK sandals

summer reading

LuLaRoe leggings

cookie tacos

Link loving:

Your Favorite Influencers Aren’t Writing Their Own Content—These Women Are

Bullet Journal Collection Ideas

Prozac Nation Is Now the United States of Xanax

Disney Princesses Reimagined Years Later As Queens By Daughters And Mothers

How to Read an Entire Book in a Single Day

P.S. Today I’m linking up with Kristen and  Gretchen.

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  1. So cool you’re doing King and I. I love this musical! I have the recording with Ben Kingsley, Julie Andrews and Lea Salonga, and I know the songs by heart:)
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  2. I swear June totally flew by! We’ve been Doctor Who as well. Missy was a hoot. I’m going to miss Peter Capaldi’s Doctor.

  3. Yeah, a lot of the episodes did feel a bit “recycled” (though Oxygen was amazingly well done, I thought), but this season’s Doctor Who’s Finale two-parter was incredibly good, I thought!

    Also- The King and I sounds fun to see and definitely fun to be in! How wonderful. Good luck with the pageant weekend. I imagine it feels quite different this time around 😉

  4. You’ve definitely had a lot going on between your show and your pageants! I hope you are having some downtime and enjoying some summer as well!

  5. okay, you have me totally curious on the return of this other time lord! i am seasons behind with DW – i just never clicked with Peter Capaldi. I’m sure I’ll catch up one day though 🙂

  6. Hi, Ashley, here I am again! Due to slow-blog-mood I didn’t catch up with the latest news, but as I said, things are slowly coming to the structure they had before 🙂 and so, here I am 🙂 I know, where did June go? Really cool about performing in The KIng and I! And it’s been a year since the pageant? Wow, It feels like yesterday! I loooved your necklace, well done, you are really talented! I hope you are fine and that you have a great weekend!