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How to Start a Reading Habit

How to Start a Reading Habit

If you are like me, you love to read, but sometimes struggle with getting back into a reading habit if it’s been a little while since you’ve picked up a book. I lost my reading momentum earlier this year and had a hard time trying…

Hiking at Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

Hiking at Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

Am I the only one who feels that the weather this fall has been amazing?! I don’t want to jinx it, but I definitely do want to take advantage of it! Since we had such amazing weather last week, and J had a day off,…

Why I Actually Like Email (and How You Can Too!)

Why I Actually Like Email (and How You Can Too!)

Would you believe me if I told you that I actually like email? I will be the first to admit that I didn’t always feel this way, but over the last couple of years, I have grown to like it. Like many others, email has…

Starting A Journaling Habit

Starting A Journaling Habit

I have talked about my own journaling habit in a number of my previous posts, so today I wanted to share some tips and tricks that I have learned on how to start a journaling habit and stick with it. I started keeping journals in…

Projects I Have Done in Quarantine

Projects I Have Done in Quarantine

After a much-needed break, I am back with a fun post (well, at least in my opinion): a list of projects that I have done while in quarantine! While I recently wrote a similar post that gave an honest, high-level, realistic account of what quarantine…

How to Digitally Organize Years of Photos

How to Digitally Organize Years of Photos

Up until recently, I was one of those people that had thousands of unorganized photos on my phone’s camera roll. It was only when I almost lost 4,000 of my precious iPhone photos (you can read more about that horrible situation here), that I decided…

Memory Keeping | Memory Boxes

Memory Keeping | Memory Boxes

If you couldn’t already tell, memory keeping is a huge hobby and passion of mine. In addition to chronicling photos, journaling daily, and creating annual photo books, another way that I preserve my memories is by keeping memory boxes. What is a memory box, you…

My Favorite iPhone & Apple Watch Health Apps

My Favorite iPhone & Apple Watch Health Apps

For the last year or so, I have been actively doing my best to stay on top of my mental and physical health. It’s not that I wasn’t trying to stay on top of things before then, but one of my goals this year has…

Long Distance Relationship Diary: Reflecting

Long Distance Relationship Diary: Reflecting

While organizing all my photos and making photo books during quarantine, I have come across countless pictures from when my husband and I were long distance. (For those who don’t know, my husband and I were long distance at the very beginning of our relationship…

My Journey to Being Caffeine-Free

My Journey to Being Caffeine-Free

I think my coffee addiction started in college, maybe even high school. To be honest, I don’t remember the exact moment it started, I just remember it always being there. As you can imagine, working full time while getting my MBA only made the addiction…

A Very Real List of Things I’ve Done in Quarantine

A Very Real List of Things I’ve Done in Quarantine

My husband and I are now officially in week 8 of quarantine (I know, most people are probably in week 6 or 7, but his work went remote early and I work from home, so once he started working remotely I decided to start self-isolating…

Memory Keeping & Day One

Memory Keeping & Day One

I have been documenting my memories and keeping journals since I was little. I used to start every family vacation and sleep-away camp with a blank notebook, and would return home with a journal bursting with notes, memories, tickets, brochures, and small trinkets pasted to…

Things That Are Getting Me Through Quarantine

Things That Are Getting Me Through Quarantine

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed everyone’s lives over the last couple of months and many are still figuring out how to cope with those changes. Personally, I have found that quarantine has not only given me a “new normal” to get used to, but…

My Digital Planning System

My Digital Planning System

I wish I were a paper-and-pen kind of planner. Truth be told, pre-iPhone, I actually was a paper-and-pen planner. There is something about writing in a physical planner, personalizing it, and color-coding it with pens and highlighters that makes me happy. Every year when new,…