another collection of empties – summer 2020

I have been saving my makeup, skincare, and bodycare empties for almost two years now. While this might seem weird for some I like it for a few different ways. For one it is nice for me to see it on an environmental level. I am trying to switch to more naked products and use…

halfway through 2020 – looking back and looking forward

Well it won’t sound odd to anyone, but 2020 has certainly been a year so far. While there has been a lot of horrible things it has been comforting in a way knowing that this isn’t just something going on in our home. In a short note here are some of the things that have…

crazy plant lady – growing an indoor jungle

Some people have been nurturing sourdough starters during the pandemic, others have been working on their great novel, and yet others have been working through the entirety of Netflix. If you ask me what the past 3 months have held for me however, I will describe it in one word – PLANTS. Before we were…

too much rain – june gardening update

This past month has not felt like spring at all. I feel like there have been more rainy days than not and my garden has definitely been feeling it. Especially with items such as my lettuce there has been very little growth and I have tried replanting multiple times and there has only just now…

the best books about the enneagram

For the past year or so I have been very invested in the enneagram. Much of my daily interaction with it is through Instagram accounts (both serious and more funny), but I have also spent quite a bit of time reading books through the library as well as I have had the ability to read…

creating home – kitchen

The kitchen is very important to me. With a husband who cooks for a living and me who bakes when stressed we both need a space that allows us to have room in the kitchen to do the things we love as well as be a mixture of functional and pretty. When we were house…

30 days of yoga

Last year I tried to do yoga every day for a month, which you can read about here. This didn’t work out too well for me and it definitely didn’t happen. However this year I had a lot less to distract me from this goal so once again I set out to do yoga every…

the best books i read this month – may 2020

And just like that another month at home has passed. Not much has changed in my household, we are both still not working, my garden and plants are helping to keep me mentally sane, and I am still reading a lot. We have been able to start seeing some of our friends in a socially…

how to decorate on a budget

Decorating a full house can be expensive. Going from a small basement suite that I didn’t put any thought into decorating into a 1400 square foot townhouse means that there is a lot more wall space and empty space to decorate. While I am trying to go through things slowly and not do it all…

planning during a pandemic

If you know anything about me or if you have been following this blog for a while you will know that I really love planning. I have written multiple blog posts here about finding my planner for the year, how I do my planning, and why I consider it my hobby (which is by far…