Books

Winter Reading Wrap Up

Here’s a look at what I read in January/February and part of March 2020. It’s difficult for me to post individual reviews for everything I read, so I’m going to give quarterly, seasonal wrap ups a try this year. A sort of list, with mini-reviews of what I’ve read recently. Do let me know if […] Read more…

BIG Books on My TBR

What is it about those BIG books? The ones that thunk if you drop them on the floor, the ones that just feel like something extra in your hands. I’m drawn to them like a faerie to glitter. Some of my favorite books have been big books — and yet I often procrastinate reading new […] Read more…

Review: Plants are Magic Magazine

The independently published magazine, Plants are Magic, is a new obsession of mine. This magazine celebrates botanical creativity and the human relationship with plants. It is full of interviews, stories, recipes and craft tutorials, and beautiful imagery. It is published by Rebecca Desnos, a natural dyer and writer in the UK. I absolutely love what […] Read more…

Cognitive Surplus Notebook Obsession + Review

For some, finding the perfect notebook is akin to finding perfectly fitting jeans or just the right coffee blend. I am one of those people. I am a notebook person and I could literally spend an entire day (or more) perusing notebooks. I’ve been a notebook lover ever since I can remember, probably since pre-school […] Read more…

Getting Organized: My 2019 Planners

If you saw my 2018 planners post, you know how much I love a good planner / agenda notebook, making daily to-do lists, and setting goals to turn those dreams into plans! For 2019, I have my planners (yes, plural) lined up and ready to share with you. Along with a slew of pretty washi tape, […] Read more…

Adaptogens and Super Powders: The Basics + Two Books You Need

Do you suffer from stress? I’m betting that many of you would nod in agreement to that question. I do too. Chronic stress, with a side of anxiety, and the occasional dash of panic attack. I know that life isn’t going to suddenly become void of all stress-triggers, so I do what I can to […] Read more…

Book Review: Plant-Powered Beauty

Asking me if I want my beauty and skincare to be plant-powered is like asking me if I’d like time for an extra nap during the week. Um, yes please! Plant-Powered Beauty: The Essential Guide to Using Plant-Based Ingredients for Health, Wellness, and Personal Skincare was sent to me when it was released in March, […] Read more…

Fantasy Book Releases I’m Excited About | July – December 2018

Want to know what fantasy book releases should be on your radar this summer and fall? This is a list of fantasy titles I am personally most excited about for the second half of 2018 (check out the first half of the year here if you missed it). This list is mostly young adult (YA) […] Read more…

Book Review: The Green Witch

If you have an interest in living a life that is inspired by and in tune with nature, then you may be interested in this book. I really enjoyed The Green Witch Your Complete Guide to the natural magic of herbs, flowers, essential oils, and more by Arin Murphy-Hiscock. I’ve always been drawn to the […] Read more…

Fantasy Book Releases I’m Excited About | January – June 2018

Want to know what fantasy novels should be on your radar this year? This is a list of fantasy titles I am personally most excited about for the first half of 2018 (I’ll make another list for July – December ). This list is mostly young adult (YA) fantasy titles as I have to be in the […] Read more…

Getting Organized | Planners I’m Using This Year

Happy New Year! I’m starting off 2018 with something a bit different, but hopefully useful. I’m sharing the planners I’ve chosen to use this year to organize my daily life. Last year I tried the whole bullet journal thing and it just didn’t work for me. I didn’t have time to draw in all the […] Read more…

The Everyday Magic of Flowers + Lotus Wei Review

Flowers have always lured me with their magic. What many people might briefly acknowledge as an inanimate “thing from nature” or even think, “oh, that’s pretty,” but then move on, I see an entire world, a life force, a miracle. Beauty so powerful it makes my heart flutter. Flowers are life, love, beauty, sex, and […] Read more…

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