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Currently, I'm reading book number 70 for the year! I can hardly believe it. Especially because I barely made it to 40 books in 2020. If I keep this up, I may be on track for 100 books this year. 😲 If I were to have purchased every single book I've read in 2021 at full price, I think it's safe to say I would have spent over $700 on reading material. And, that's crazy. 

How I Save Money on Books

Monday, August 30, 2021

I hesitate to share this room, because I feel that it is very much still a work in progress. But, I am just tickled with how it's going, so I had to share! Upstairs, we have 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. One of these rooms we knew would be a guest room, and the other an office. 

New House Tour: My Office & Guest Room

Thursday, August 26, 2021

It's been awhile since I've done a weekly diary! So, this post contains pictures from more than one week. I'm sure you don't mind. It's been a strange couple of weeks since our move, but it's my goal going forward to be more proactive about documenting our week. 

Weekly Diary #9.2021

Monday, August 23, 2021

Did you know I started blogging in the early 2010s with a food blog?! As a new wife, I was trying to learn to cook for two, and started documenting the meals we loved. I never dreamed I'd ever have a kitchen like this to cook in!

New House Tour: The Kitchen

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Thank you so much to Smile Brilliant for sending me this set of Ultrasonic toothbrushes and for sponsoring the giveaway at the end of this post! Blog Disclosure.

We are officially moved into our new house! I'm kicking off our new home tour today with the master bathroom. Starting with this room because, honestly, it's the only room that's "done" and completely unpacked! I don't do well with our house in chaos but, it's so nice to have this sanctuary totally set up. 

New Home Tour: Master Bathroom with Smile Brilliant (& GIVEAWAY!)

Monday, August 9, 2021

If you've been around here any length of time, you know my love of Erin Condren notebooks! I've used their planners too, although I'm not currently. Last month, EC announced a brand new collection...Star Wars! I knew as soon as I saw the announcement I'd be spending a lot of money. 😂

What We Got From The Star Wars Erin Condren Collection

Thursday, August 5, 2021


Hi friends! I'm Kristen, and this is the Life and Style of an early 30's Floridian living the Best Life Ever, with her husband and three pugs. Runner | Avid Reader | Small Shop Owner

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