A NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2021 BLOGGING REWIND: END OF THE YEAR WRAP UP. Looking at the final two months of Finding Wonderland in 2021! © Rissi JC

A NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2021 BLOGGING REWIND: END OF THE YEAR WRAP UP

December 31, 2021 2 Comments

Hello, happy people and readers. Welcome back to Finding Wonderland! As always, I’m so glad to have you drop by and if this is your first visit, hi. Thanks for hanging out. For months now, we’ve been able to publish something new daily around here, and hope we’re doing a good job publishing a variety of things so that we don’t have something the same every day. Instead of the usual monthly wrap up, I’ve been doing a two-month mingle of things, which leads to today’s November and December 2021 blogging rewind.

LIST | RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH THESE 12 ROMANCE MOVIES

Here we are, bidding adieu to all TWELVE (!!!) months of 2021! Cannot believe this, but regardless, let’s do this thing – all before we ring in 2022. #Help


»NEW DISCOVERIES AND GRATITUDE (FOR YOU!)«

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1: Changing. In this upcoming year, I foresee changes for my spaces. I’m not sure WHAT these will look like, but given my opinions and feelings, I know some sort of change needs to happen. I’m not sure if this will be in month one or two or three, but I know something has to change. I have to approach things differently because of my opinion (namely on our fourth point here) and while some of these things may “feel” a bit painful at the onset, it’s necessary. What are your plans for your websites in 2022? Will you approach anything differently or do you feel good about where things are?

2: Christmas Movies. Despite not watching a ton of these in comparison, I still did see plenty and one of my most favorites of the ones I watched is An Unexpected Christmas. It’s so good, mainly because of its fabulous leads.


3: Gratitude. As this is not just an end of the month wrap up, but also an end of the year, I wanted to express my sincere gratitude for anyway who shows this space love and support. I’m extremely grateful. This isn’t a simple thing, and the time spent on it is endless, but anytime I take to chat with you guys (which is always a goal to be better at) or to see that you took the time to read something here or something is helpful is what makes me so thankful that anyone spends any time here. So thank you to those who give this space some of their time. Thank you.


4: Music. I’m all about discovering new music. Last rewind we talked about ‘Baytown’ from Raelynn, this time I discovered singles ‘Crazier Things’ (I weirdly like it) and just this last week I rediscovered the Point of Grace Christmas song ‘The Giver and the Gift.’ I used to listen to their music all the time, so listening to their songs again gives me music throwbacks. This is one song that I think the lyrics are way better than the actual song arrangement and music. Of course, I’ve also listen to Swift’s ‘Red’ (Taylor’s Version) re-release a lot as well.

5: Social Media. I’ve talked about this a lot, so I won’t get into detail here, but social media is something I struggle so much with. On one hand because I treat part of this as “work,” I “need” social media to signal where the content is (trust me I notice a DROP when I don’t), and on the other hand I don’t “need” social media in my life. I don’t treat social media in a personal way (meaning I share much personal) and I love that. But as a result I’m stuck in this really unsettling and weird place on how I’ll treat social media in the new year. I plan to write on it, so I do have this in the works, but do you have anything that helps you?


»Favorite Blog Posts: November and December 2021 Blogging Rewind«

(Blog posts that, while not necessarily the most popular, were fun to write)


1: [December] 8 OF THE PRETTY CHRISTMAS MOVIE ROMANCE SCENES | Because I love a good swoony scene, add in some twinkle lights and you’re golden.

2: [November] THE 10 MOST ATTRACTIVE (HOTTEST) MALE CELEBS: YOUR TOP TEN LIST! | Because you have to love a fun celeb list.

3: [December] ‘AGATHA RAISIN: KISSING CHRISTMAS GOODBYE’ IS MORE COZY MYSTERY FUN! | I mean, it’s Agatha and we love her!

4: [December] ‘AN UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS’: SILLY FUN WHEN EXES PRETEND ON A WHIM | Possibly THE best (overall) Hallmark Christmas film of 2021.

5: [December] ‘GOSFORD PARK’ 20 YEARS LATER: HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE FILM? | Sometimes you just have to write a little quiz to celebrate a movie anniversary.

THIS IS THE SOUNDS OF ‘RED’: THE NEW TRACKS OF TAYLOR SWIFT RANKED! Ranking the New Songs of 'Red' (Taylor's Version) + unpopular 'All Too Well' views. © Rissi JC

6: [November] THIS IS THE SOUNDS OF ‘RED’: THE NEW TRACKS OF TAYLOR SWIFT RANKED! | Always have to write one of these, even a re-release.

7: [November] ‘RED NOTICE’ (2021) NETFLIX REVIEW: THE FUN KIND OF CAPER MOVIE WE NEED | so fun!

8: [November] THANKFUL: 12 OF THE FUNNY FAMILY THANKSGIVING CELEBRATIONS ON TV | Love a good Thanksgiving TV episode.

9: [December] TIME TO SPARKLE! GLITTERING NEW YEARS EVE PARTY DRESS IDEAS | I love working up things I don’t normally publish here, and this certainly qualifies.

10: [December] ‘A VERY MERRY BRIDESMAID’: THE REALLY VERY GOOD ONE | Another really good 2021 Hallmark!

 THROWBACK FAVORITES | aka the section in which we take a peek at what I was writing about or posting this time last year.

A DISNEY ANNIVERSARY: THE IMPRESSIVE ‘THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE,’ 15 Years Later. Remembering this C.S. Lewis adaptation. Text © Rissi JC

»MOST POPULAR POSTS OF THE YEAR 2021«

» Monthly Popular Posts / November and December 2021 «
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16 ROMANCE MOVIES ABOUT FALLING IN LOVE THROUGH LETTERS. Sharing a collection of "romance movies about Love Letters." Text © Rissi JC
»Finding Wonderland Book Videos | November and December 2021 «

And that’s a wrap on yet another Finding Wonderland “wrap up.” Tell me, did you discover any AMAZING new books? Bloggers? Booktubers? Bookstagram accounts? I’d love to “meet” these new accounts and the people behind them; or are you a newbie in this world? What are you looking forward to in 2022? Books? Plans? New blog ideas? Expansion in your website? New job? Please introduce yourself! Tell me about your new finds, people, or the books you’ve read… or anything goes.

Thank you for visiting! Please, do come back soon.

About Rissi JC

amateur graphic designer. confirmed bookaholic. bubbl’r enthusiast. critical thinker. miswesterner. social media coordinator. writer.

Rissi JC

amateur graphic designer. confirmed bookaholic. bubbl’r enthusiast. critical thinker. miswesterner. social media coordinator. writer.

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2 Comments

  • Lydia January 1, 2022 at 4:39 PM

    I’m looking forward to your post on social media! I have mixed feelings about it, too.

    • Rissi JC January 10, 2022 at 6:37 PM

      Thanks, Lydia! I’m hoping to get it written soon! Definitely sometime in January. :)

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