Kicking off the Fall Reads | Book Explorer Vol. 12

I’m so so sorry to tell you all, I’m one of those obnoxious fall people. September 1st hits, and it’s jeans and sweaters. I’ll wait a couple of weeks before cracking out the pumpkins and all, but just trust that I’m already planning my Thanksgiving menu. I wanted to get through my last two summer […]

How I’m Reading More Books Than Ever

Growing up, I read like crazy. I could not be stopped, whole books in a day. Now, I’m not exactly as speedy, but the drive to read everything is still there. Just check my massive list of current reads on Storygraph. I’m not topping out at multiple hundreds of books per year like some booktokkers […]

Reading Goals and New Favorites | Book Explorer Vol. 10

Woman's hand holding a Kindle ereader with the cover of The Five Star Weekend by Elin Hilderbrand while a dog sits on a couch in the background looking out the window

I made it my mission for 2023 to get myself back in touch with the things that bring me joy, and nothing made me happier than reading. It’s been an upward battle, and then my health struggles and unending brain fog throughout 2022 made reading tough. In 2023 though, I double down with fun, new, […]

20 Ways to Make Your Home More Sustainable

Sustainable living can be super overwhelming to start. It’s very intimidating to stare down the sustainability path, especially when online it’s all these one mason jar of trash, must buy this, or shame-on-you people. Incorporating sustainable habits and products into your life is something you should do in small steps, incorporating the things you can, […]

How to Store Spring Produce to Last Longer

If you’re like me, you’re going a week or more between grocery trips and always facing the issue of making sure your fruits and vegetables last between grocery store trips. Once you think you have a good system, something goes stinky or squishy in record time, and I feel like I never knew how to […]

Cleaning Schedule to Keep Your Home Tidy

woman dusting as a part of a cleaning schedule

The easiest and most sustainable way to keep your home clean is by using a cleaning schedule. It sounds easy, and once you have one you like, it’s super easy! That being said, building or finding the right schedule is a lot less easy. Never fear, I have done the leg work, tested out the […]

New Years Resolutions & Goal Setting for 2022

2021 is over, and that’s all one can really say. It was better than 2020, but it was wild from start to finish. I did pretty well working towards my 2021 goals, and I’m excited to review and refresh my resolutions for the new year. For 2022 I focused on building up myself, my home, […]