Tips & tricks to styling a living room

How I Styled My Apartment Living Room, Including My Tips & Tricks

While Tony and I have been living in our Northeast Minneapolis apartment for almost 3 years, I’m just starting to be happy with how it’s decorated. We have a few pieces of hand-me-down high quality furniture, but didn’t want to collect too much since we still plan on moving every few years. This meant we bought a lot of low quality and cheap pieces from Ikea, Target, and Wayfair, and since I started working from home in March 2020, I realized I wanted to be surrounded by a space I really enjoy. I started making a plan for slowly replacing furniture and adding home decor items, specifically focusing on our living room. And while I’m no home decor expert, I wanted to share the current state of my apartment living room along with the tips and tricks I’ve learned while making these changes!

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Book Reviews of Q2, 2021

It’s hard to believe we’re halfway through the year! While things are opening back up and the weather gets too hot, the only thing that has changed for me is that more of my reading takes place outside! Check out the reviews of the 15 books I read in April, May, and June of 2021.

You can also find lists of my favorite books (fiction and non-fiction), books from other perspectives, and more on Bookshop.

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I put offers in on 4 houses, and you won’t believe how many houses I have now!

I’ll spare you the long wait: zero.

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Weekend Trip to Fargo, ND

My sister had to take an engineering test in Fargo, so I went with for a long weekend trip! While there was lots of studying time for her (which meant reading time for me!), we were still able to check out some very cool places!

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Book Reviews of Q1, 2021

Back in January I put together a list of books I wanted to read this year, and since we’re already a quarter of the way through 2021, I figured I should check in and share what books I’ve read so far!

You can also find lists of my favorite books (fiction and non-fiction), books from other perspectives, and more on Bookshop.

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I Tried HelloFresh, and Here Are My Thoughts

I’ve been listening to a ton more podcasts since working from home, and with more podcasts comes more ads! It seems like almost all of them have an ad for HelloFresh, and while I was always curious about it, I didn’t want to get locked into a subscription. My sister has been using it and gifted me a free box and I am here to give my 2 cents on it.

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