Living The Bookish Life

Reading Habits Survey Results

Reading Habits Survey Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Reading Habits Survey!! I am completely overwhelmed that we had 200 people respond! Honestly, my goal was 25 so I’m absolutely delighted with the results. I had so much fun reviewing the answers and I’m excited to share them with you today. I’m also posting this same…

Winter Favorites – 2019

Winter Favorites – 2019

Each year, Modern Mrs Darcy invites readers to share their list of what’s saving their life during winter. I typically don’t struggle with the doldrums of winter (although this polar vortex is really testing me), so I’m calling this my “winter favorites” list instead. Often it’s a bunch of little things that help me enjoy…

Bookstore Tour of Ireland

Bookstore Tour of Ireland

One of the unexpected delightful discoveries during our trip to Ireland was the number of bookstores throughout the country. Every town, both large and small, that we visited supported at least one bookshop. Thankfully, my fellow vacationers were endlessly patient and allowed me to pop in to practically every store we came across! Since our…

Ups and Downs of 2018

Ups and Downs of 2018

‘Tis the season for lots of year end wrap ups! Since I write up a regular monthly recap, Jay suggested just picking a few good and a few bad/ridiculous/crazy memories from the year to share. We enjoyed spending a few minutes thinking back over the year and coming up with this list! The Good –…

2018 Book Survey

2018 Book Survey

Last year I filled out this Book Survey for the first time and had a blast reminiscing about all the books I’d read that year. So, it’s time to tackle 2018! If you’re looking for more, head on over to Perpetual Page Turner’s blog for her linkup. Lots of other bloggers will be adding their…

Stocking Stuffers For Adults

Stocking Stuffers For Adults

Gift ideas for stocking stuffers for adults! I love this tradition for kids and adults, but isn’t always easy coming up with ideas. This collection of stocking stuffers for adults will help you decide what to get your family members!  My mom still gives my brother and I a stocking filled with little gifts each…

Best 2020 Advent Calendars

Best 2020 Advent Calendars

Best 2020 Advent Calendars: The unique, spicy, and delicious! Advent calendars are a terrific gift idea for anyone who starts counting down to Christmas three or four months early. Or maybe that describes you and you’re looking to treat yourself? There are a wide variety of the best 2020 advent calendars. We’re no longer limited…

A New Chapter

A New Chapter

Hello readers! You may have noticed things are woefully slow around the blog these days. Thankfully I have an exciting reason – I’m pregnant!! Our baby is expected in March 2019 and we cannot wait to meet him or her. Despite the horrors of the first trimester 🙂 , we’re so grateful to God for…

Baking Bucket List

Baking Bucket List

Getting married last year was obviously a wonderful and life-changing experience, but it also resulted in lots of new kitchen tools! Since then, I’ve experimented a bit with my baking but often find I resort back to tried and true favorites when cravings strike. A newly discovered blog that I love, Brown Eyed Baker, inspired…