Favorite 20 Books of the Last Decade

I intended to get this post up back in January, when the whole “We’re starting a brand-new decade!” felt a bit more relevant. Needless to say, having three kids now is keeping me busier than ever, and now that my oldest’s preschool has been canceled due to the pandemic, that designated blogging bit of time …

Products and Books I'm Enjoying in July 2020

Loving and Learning Lately {22}

Welcome to Round 22 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 …

How Not to Be Closed-Minded About Food {Or, Thoughts on Cooking Through a Whole Cookbook}

A long time ago (okay, about six and a half years ago), I went on a cruise to Alaska. Each night, we went to the formal dining room for a multi-course dinner, and I came face to face with a truth I had never considered before: I was a LOT pickier than I thought I …

A Summary of My Reading Year (+ the Best Reads of 2018)

Initially, I did not have sky-high expectations for my reading life this year. While I still set a fairly high Goodreads challenge goal to finish 50 titles, I had no intention–not in the beginning, anyway–of trying to surpass last year’s impressive (for me, anyway) total of 65 books read. After all, I knew that pregnancy …