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    Get to Know Me: Travel Q&A

    I’ve been in a bit of a slump when it comes to blog post topics, so I’m sorry if this post seems random. I was recently going through old photos of vacations and summer trips, and I thought it might make for a fun travel-themed get to know me post! I know we’ve all been at home this summer, but maybe this travel Q&A will get you out of the summer blues we’re all experiencing! How many US states have you been to? (actually stayed in, not just traveled through) I’ve stayed in 21 states (not including Ohio, where I live.): Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Indiana, Kentucky,…

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    Beginner Sustainability Tips Anyone Can Do

    Sustainable and zero-waste living is a lifestyle that I have been very interested in for the past year or so, and I am constantly looking for ways that I can implement these minimalist habits into my own routine. I realize that this is a growing trend, but I am not trying to simply follow a trend. Sustainable living is a lifestyle that takes commitment and passion, and I’m slowly doing my best to leave a smaller footprint. I thought I’d start by giving some beginner sustainability tips that are simple enough for anyone to do! Don’t have time to read this entire post? Click on this image to save it…

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    Get to Know Me Q&A: Food Edition

    For this series of Q&A posts, I thought I’d change it up a bit and make a food-themed edition! I love reading get to know me blog posts so I hope this gives you more insight into who I am! If you’re new here, find out more about me here or check out my other Q&A posts. What’s your go-to breakfast? I have a massive sweet tooth in the mornings, so I like granola and yogurt or a fruit smoothie (but let’s be honest most days it’s just a bowl of cereal…) I also really love to bake so it’s not unusual for me have a banana bread or blueberry…

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    Three Ways to Reduce your Screen Time

    As hard as it is to admit, I am addicted to my phone. I spend so many precious minutes mindlessly scrolling through social media or playing word puzzle games. I’ve even grown accustomed to reading e-books and prefer their digital convenience. Over the past month, I have been trying a few things to help me reduce my screen time and put better habits in place for my mental and physical health. I encourage you to try at least one of these tips, and I promise, you’ll notice a difference in your overall well-being. Everyone already knows this, but technology is a blessing, but it can also be a curse. Learning…

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    Q & A: Bookish Edition

    One of my passions is reading, so I though a bookish Q&A would be a fun way to get to know me a little better! I’ve loved to read for as long as I can remember and I’ll always be a huge advocate for reading and its many, many benefits! What was your favorite children’s book? My aunt bought me my first Olivia by Ian Falconer book as soon as I could read, and I received a new Olivia book every birthday. I couldn’t believe that someone wrote books and named them after me! This children’s book series will always have a special place in my heart. Paperback or e-book?…