Books & Reading
Save $1000 in 100 Days Challenge
Personal Finance + Frugality
Homemaking + House Projects
Goals, Monthly Recap

Reclaiming the Garage + Early Christmas Prep {November Goals + October Goals Recap}

I just hit my 30-week mark in the pregnancy today, and lemme tell you—I am FEELING it. That being said, I’m also feeling a strong nesting urge to attend to All the Things, just because I still have a hunch this baby might come on the earlier side (like Mathias did, who came at 37 …

Book Recommendations, Reading

The Backlist Blowout Winter Reading Challenge (+ 15 Backlist Titles On My List!)

For me, summer is the time to catch up on all the latest releases that everyone is buzzing about. This summer was no exception, as my library agreed to purchase about a dozen brand new titles for me (many on my Summer Reading List), which meant I was first in line to see if the …

Products and Books I'm Enjoying in April 2019
Book Recommendations, Loving and Learning Lately

Loving and Learning Lately {19}

Welcome to Round 19 of this little series I started of all the things in life I’m loving and learning lately! Here you’ll find everything from the books I’m currently reading to the products I’m loving to the shows I’m watching (which, spoiler alert–won’t be very many or very exciting, since I’m not a huge …

Suburban Homestead

Suburban Homestead Diaries: Early Frosts + Still No Eggs

Hello, friends! In case you’re just recently tuning in, my husband and I have had the dream of living on a “real” homestead (ideally at least 5+ acres) for years now. However, since our reality currently means that this dream is nowhere close to being in reach, we have decided to do what we can …

Goals, Monthly Recap

Selling Cars + Early Nesting for Baby {October Goals + September Goals Recap}

Welcome to October! I’m a bit late to the game this month with my goals…it seems like the further I get into this pregnancy, the less I’m able to do and the less I’m wanting to move around, ha ha. And I’ve still got 3 months to go! Anyway, September was enjoyably busy all the …

Birth, Motherhood, natural childbirth, pregnancy

Why I’m (Probably) Changing My Birth Plan for My 3rd Baby

Note: If you’re sensitive to medical complications or only want to hear positive birth stories, I would suggest you skip this one. Some Background I come from a family of women who “do” unmedicated childbirths, from my mother–who had five out of the six of us without any pain medications, though the first was not …

Products and Books I'm Enjoying in April 2019
Book Recommendations, Loving and Learning Lately, Products I Love

Loving and Learning Lately {18}

Welcome to Round 18 of this little series I started of all the things in life I’m loving and learning lately! Here you’ll find everything from the books I’m currently reading to the products I’m loving to the shows I’m watching (which, spoiler alert–won’t be very many or very exciting, since I’m not a huge …