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2020 Goals & Resolutions

Happy 2020! A new decade, haven’t showered since last year, blah blah, you’ve heard it all before.

2019 was a year that was fairly clear to me: I knew I was going to move out and focus mostly on training my service dog. 2020, however, is a blank slate. I have very little actually planned and I have no clue what this year is going to bring. It’s exciting but also a little daunting!

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Document Your Life: June – October 2019

In which I visit the Dutch island Texel for the summer, get settled at my new apartment, go on lots of walks, and celebrate my dog’s birthday. Music:Andrew Dempsen – Get Healthy (Bandcamp)…

Books

Mini Book Reviews: Q3 of 2019

I can’t believe it took me this long but I’ve finally found the secret to surpassing my reading challenge… In August, I really got into audiobooks. I’ve been listening to them while doing chores, riding my bike, and walking…

Books

Mini Book Reviews: Q2 of 2019

In the second quarter of 2019 I had very little time to read because I moved out! I got my keys in May and moved sometime mid-June, so I mostly spent my time in homeware stores and painting my…

Autism Books

🇳🇱 Recensie: Maar je ziet er helemaal niet autistisch uit

Maar je ziet er helemaal niet autistisch uit Bianca Toeps Genre: non-fictie (autisme), biografieVerschijningsdatum: 2 april 2019Uitgeverij: Blossom BooksPagina’s: 224Format: bibliotheekboek Voeg toe aan Goodreads Samenvatting Autisme: dat is toch dat je supersnel kunt uitrekenen dat 7 augustus 1984…

Videos

Document Your Life: May 2019

In which I paint my bedroom, go to Harry Potter In Concert, and take my service dog Nugget to Amsterdam. Music:Joshua Radin – Falling (Apple Music / Spotify)…

Books Mental Health

Book Review: Sad Perfect

Disclaimer: Part of this review was originally posted on my book blog Lauren Reads YA. I have since edited it to reflect my current feelings on the book. Sad Perfect by Stephanie Elliot Genre: Young Adult, ContemporaryPublication date: February…

Books Minimalism Sustainability

Book Review: Less Stuff

Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by the publisher in exchange for a review. In no way does this affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Less Stuff: Simple zero-waste steps to a joyful and…

Books

Mini Book Reviews: Q1 of 2019

This post includes affiliate links. I’ve been so disorganized lately and stuck in a reading slump, so I wasn’t very motivated to work on my mini book reviews. I’m on a catch-up spree, though, so get ready:…