Geek Out

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Wouldn’t it be great to stay in the world created by books forever?

Well, since we can’t do that, we can at least add a sprinkle of our favorite characters and quotes to our everyday life!

A great place for geeky, book-fan items (everything from coasters and t-shirts to fridge magnets, scarves, mugs, jewelry, and more) is Etsy.com.

Here’s some of my favorite picks from the classic worlds of Sherlock, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Louisa May Alcott, and (known primarily from the movie) The Princess Bride. Continue reading

Letting The World God Define Your Beauty

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We have allowed our society to let beauty mean a certain thing.

If, like me,  you type in the word “beauty” to a google or bing search to see what people really define beauty as, you’ll see tons of pictures of thin women, with long, luscious hair, powdering themselves with makeup.

I’m sure by the time you’re done going through those, you won’t feel that you’re beautiful.

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Walking Trail

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We have a really cool walking trail about forty-five minutes away from our house.

It has a biking trail, walking trail, a field of flowers and wildlife, trees, and it has an old bunker and cannon from World War II.

It is so peaceful to go and walk there, although in the height of summer it’s a little too hot and there are normally quite a few tourists who stop to stretch their legs.

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Fall Closet Must-Haves

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Fall is just about upon us, and now is the time to add a few things to your closet that will come in handy for fall and even winter.

I don’t dress with the trends, unless that’s buying things that are actually at the store at the time, so these are not just fall 2016 must-haves, but staples for any fall wardrobe.

And small style changes can be made if you do keep up with trends =) Continue reading

Books On My To-Read List

The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own

Life has been a little crazy lately, and I’m still trying to find out how to come up with good post ideas, and good pictures…

I hope to have some better, revised content coming, but for today I’m going to share some books that I can’t wait to read!

If you check up on my goodreads page, you’ll notice I’ve got 44 books on my to-read. And there are more in my head =) Continue reading

The Calming Effect of Minimalism (reblog)

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We all have it; the busyness of people, words, pictures, and stuff. All those voices that constantly flood our mind and thoughts with things that are often of no importance, and in fact hinder us from what we really need to be doing.

We are constantly bombarded with advertisements, and commercials, all telling us to add another thing to our lives, yet another voice among the flood.

But have you ever considered just stepping back? Just deciding to silence a few of those voices? Continue reading