My 2021 Reading List

January 19, 2021

Every year, I set myself reading goals for the year. Sometimes that is a series of books that I want to read or a number of books I’d like to try to finish within the calendar year. I usually use Goodreads for my reading challenge and for tracking my progress and would highly recommend their app if you aren’t already using it. This year I…

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How To Organize Your Spice Rack

January 13, 2021

Yep. You read that right. Spice rack organization. Because that’s what adults get excited about. Or at least this adult does! I recently found these spice labels on Etsy and felt like they were crying out to be my next project to prep up for our new home that we move into this year. This was a super easy project with a beautiful result. All…

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Did You Achieve Your 2020 Goals?? (Don’t Worry. I Didn’t Either.)

December 29, 2020

As we approach New Year’s and start setting new goals for for ourselves, it is important to go back and review the goals we set at the beginning of 2020. Did you work on them? Did you achieve them? Did they make it past January before you were done or forgot about it? From about March on, most of our goals likely saw either a…

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How To Have A Safe & Festive New Year’s Party This Year

December 27, 2020

Plus, my secret to the perfect Puppy Chow recipe! …

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5 Holiday Decor Pieces That Transition To ‘Winter Decor’

December 7, 2020

Every year, I look forward to putting up my Christmas tree and decorating for the holiday. This year just felt different though. I usually wait until the weekend following Thanksgiving; I’m more of a stay-at-home-and-shop Black Friday shopper, so I tend to spend the day putting up all of my holiday decor. With everything going on this year, I pulled the trigger a little early…

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Our Last Home Build Update Of 2020

December 1, 2020

Well, we’d hoped to be all moved into our new dream home by this time, but 2020 had other ideas. Our original timeline of October to December for completion was pushed to mid-December and is now more firmly set for February 2021. While we are sad that we aren’t able to enjoy our new home for the holidays, we are thankful to be in a…

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What I’m Reading Now: November/December

November 23, 2020

Y’ALL! If you haven’t heard or taken my advice to pick up a book of Sophie Kinsella’s before, NOW IS THE TIME. Her latest novel, Love Your Life, was recently released and is everything I needed to get me through 2020. Sophie Kinsella is the author of the Shopaholic series among other novels. What is so great about them is just how relatable her characters…

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It’s A Very Etsy Christmas

November 15, 2020

It goes without saying that I love a graphic tee or sweatshirt. So it should be no surprise that I ramp that up for the holidays. Etsy makes it so easy, too! They have incredible holiday gear for to keep you and your home cozy and festive. Here is a roundup of my favorites: Farm Fresh Christmas Trees Sweatshirt If red isn’t your color, don’t…

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How To Shop Amazon Without Buyer’s Remorse

November 11, 2020

Ever bought something online, and specifically from Amazon, that arrived only to disappoint you? I have been there, too! Reading Reviews Don’t take reviews at face value, but do pay attention to them! I will only buy something on Amazon if it is rated 4 stars or higher and has a sizing chart available that I can use to make sure I am buying the…

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Make Your Thanksgiving Cute! (It Really Can Be, I Promise)

November 6, 2020

Of all the holidays, I feel like Thanksgiving gets the short end of the stick with the cuteness. There are lots of cute things for kiddos, but what about for the grown up kids (eh hem, aka adults)? Christmas and Halloween have graphic tees and decor everywhere you look, but we almost forget to put Thanksgiving in the mix. Because of that, Thanksgiving is definitely…

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