A blog by Maddie Brady

Tag: Reading

5 Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

5 Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Bachelor Nation by Amy Kaufman For: Fans of the Franchise and Reality TV Buffs I’m a pretty recent fan of The Bachelor shows – I watched my first full season last summer – but have become 100% invested in the franchise ever since. So, of […]

What’s on Your Human Reading List?

What’s on Your Human Reading List?

A few weeks ago, my mom and I went to the Art Institute of Chicago for a little field trip. We dropped into Cauleen Smith’s exhibit Human_3.0 Reading List while we were there and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. In the exhibit, Smith offers a […]

Weekend Toast V.9

I have to say, this weekend felt extra sweet: I turned in 5000 words of my dissertation on Friday, finished my internship and the bulk of my shop work at Bow & Pearl, and it 100% feels like summer here in Dublin for once! It’s just one of those days where I feel like I can actually unwind and be in the moment. I topped off the weekend with a few drinks at the Barge and the best fish & chips in Dublin with my favorite guy. Not too shabby.

Here are a few links from around the web, if you’re looking for some procrastination today…


Donald Trump’s ultimate running mate (that isn’t Mike Pence)…

Loved Reese Witherspoon’s Legally Blonde 15th anniversary throwback! This movie was one of my first girl power moments so it was so fun to see everyone’s favorite moments. Mine are: Elle’s study/kick ass montage after Warner says she isn’t smart, Elle’s entire law school wardrobe, and Jennifer Coolidge all around. Major love.

Two ingredient cocktails that look delicious (so fascinated to try the Kalimotxo…).

Really resonating with this sentiment.

Cannot wait to read this book. I’m not usually one for biographies, but this one looks so interesting. The perfect mix of family gossip, old world glamour, and soul-baring honesty.

This quiz made me laugh and is actually so hard!

Growing up next the town with the most churches per capita, I’ve always loved me a funny church sign.

And keep your eyes peeled for some good stuff on the blog this week! I’ve got a journal from Longitude on its way and a guide that just might save you a few bucks around Dublin. Stay tuned!