planning my 2021 garden

As I write this it is trying to snow outside, but my mind is firmly into spring and summer already. One of the things that brings me joy each year is my garden and the few months in winter when I can’t do anything is always a little sad. It is nice to have a…

what i am excited to read in 2021

I love getting excited for books that are future releases. When I have a favourite author and then find out that they have a new book releasing soon I get so excited. I then immediately start checking the libraries that I am a part of to try and get on the holds list as soon…

declutter with me – linen/cleaning closet

Welcome to season two of my declutter with me series. Last time I did this series we were living in a small basement suite which had very little room to collect anything extra and as such it was very important that we cleared out often. Now we have been living in our home for almost…

my 2021 reading goals

Reading is one of my favourite things in the world, being transported to new worlds, making new friends, and learning from people who know more than I is wonderful. I also love new years and making goals and challenges for myself. One of my favourite goals is figuring out what I am going to read…

realistic expectations

This post I am taking almost as a continuation of my 2021 goals post as well as many of the other New Years posts and challenges that are being posted everywhere telling you what to eat, what to get rid of, and how to lose all that weight you gained in 2020. And sure, I…

2021 goals and intentions

There are two types of people in this world. People who set New Years Resolutions, and people who think they are stupid. I personally really like setting goals and intentions at the beginning of the year and while I don’t think they need to be super specific, they at least can help me shape how…

my 2020

well 2020 is over. And I know, I know, The moment the clock clicks over to midnight and 2021 starts that things aren’t going to magically different, but there is still something about a new year that invokes a new mindset, goals, dreams, and a new start. But before I get into 2021 (that will…

top 20 of 2020 – what you should read from this year

We are wrapping up the year and with it comes a lot of things that we want to leave behind in 2020. Today however I am sharing with you the best books I read this year that came from 2020. All of these books (except what I read during December) have been shared through my…

kiss fades to black – a hallmark 2020 review

Well we have done it, we have officially watched all 40 2020 Hallmark Christmas movies. Some were great, some were not so much, but overall we had a great time experiencing all that Hallmark had to offer this year. If you want to learn about why we are doing this check it out here or…

book riot – read harder 2020

Back at the beginning of the year (which seems so long ago) I made some reading goals which you can read about here. In this post were two main challenges. The first was the goodreads choice awards in which I read the winner (or a close runner up if I had read the winner) of…