Books & Reading
Save $1000 in 100 Days Challenge
Personal Finance + Frugality
Homemaking + House Projects
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 …

Goals, Monthly Recap

The Month that Will Hopefully Involve a New (to Us) Car {September Goals + August Goals Recap}

September is coming in a blaze of high hopes, mostly for two reasons: 1) it’s my birthday month, which always feels like a bit of a fresh start, and 2) Raven starts preschool again, which should hopefully buy me about 4 hours a week of “me” time to work on personal projects (since it’s right …

Book Recommendations, Reading

9 Books I’ve Abandoned {+ Whether or Not I’m Willing to Give Them Another Shot}

Truth: I am not good at abandoning books. In fact, up until about two years ago, I basically never abandoned any book I started (unless you count the ones I was assigned in school that I didn’t finish before the deadline and just never bothered to get around to finishing). In fact, it was/is such …

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

Loving and Learning Lately {17}

Welcome to Round 17 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 …