I put a list together of my favorite things I purchased for our new house. We made some big purchases, like a sofa, a king bed, and a dining set, but the items I listed below are mostly budget buys — with a few splurges — that would work for a new home or even a refresh for a current home. Most importantly, these items are the details that helped our house feel like ours.
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Here’s a round-up of what I’ve enjoyed from around the Web.
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Rome: the Eternal City. Yes, it really is. What can I say that hasn’t already been said? The food, the history, the art, the gelato… Rome is a dream.
Io amo la bella Roma!
If you’re planning a trip abroad, I wrote about a lot of our planning tips in my Milan post, and I wrote a carry-on only packing guide earlier this year if you’re interested.
But I’m here to talk about Rome!
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Choosing my favorite books feels like Sophie’s Choice *dramatic*. How can I possibly choose? This list is the best I can muster, and I hope it shows you a bit about my tastes and what impacts my heart. I’ve listed my Top 10, although maybe I’ll schedule a Part 2 post in the coming months.
In line with my methods and thought processes for rating the books I read, my favorite books are those that have changed or impacted me in a meaningful way. These are books that I would recommend that anyone read — books for the ages!
A few of my students asked me to list my faves, and I thought it would also serve as a worthy blog post. I’d love to hear about your favorites, too! Let me know in the comments.
Without further ado: My top ten favorite books.
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As we see the final gasps of summer, I hope you leave much time in your weekend for Topo Chico and tacos (or taco bowls). Texas forever. Topo forever. Tacos forever.
Here’s a round-up of what I’ve enjoyed from around the Web. Have a great weekend!
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This summer was a busy one, which culminated in moving into our new home. It was a long time coming, and it has been so fun making it our own.
Continue reading “Seasons of Life: A Reflection”