✨Slowdown Sundays✨ Vol. 1 - Books & Mags



Taking the idea of slow living and dumping it onto your already busy life is not the way to embrace slow living. Start saying “no” to requests that come your way that will leave you in a ball of panic and stress later. It’s hard to say “no” to people at first if you are a “yes” person like me, but once you get the hang of it, the word “no” will leave room for a lot more slow living.


Seeking the right balance between slow and fast takes time and practice. Every Sunday we will talk about slowing down, listening to our bodies, and giving ourselves the much needed respite we need so we don't burn out.


Featured today:


Midwest Living - January/February 2021


Packed with interviews, ideas, and inspiration tailored for midwest gals, this is Kylee Krizmanic's debut as the first female editor-in-chief in the publication's history.


With a focus on women, this issue brings the spotlight to amazing people who make up our beautiful nook of the United States.


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The Boatman's Daughter by Andy Davidson

Goodreads Synopsis:

"Ever since her father was killed when she was just a child, Miranda Crabtree has kept her head down and her eyes up, ferrying contraband for a mad preacher and his declining band of followers to make ends meet and to protect an old witch and a secret child from harm. But dark forces are at work in the bayou, And when the preacher makes an unthinkable demand, it sets Miranda on a desperate, dangerous path, forcing her to consider what she is willing to sacrifice to keep her loved ones safe."


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The Little Book of Bonsai by Jonas Dupuich

Goodreads Synopsis:

"Jonas Dupuich, founder of the #1 bonsai blog in the U.S., shares his passion and expert advice with anyone looking to learn more about bonsai in this modern, entry-level guide to an ancient art.


Filled with photos of stunning, inspiring trees, The Little Book of Bonsai provides simple, clear, effective guidance on bonsai care, including wiring, watering, pruning, pests, disease, tools, repotting, fertilizing, and more. Dupuich covers indoor and outdoor bonsai care, selecting the right container, displaying your bonsai, and choosing different species with clear, step-by-step photos to help you cultivate your trees with confidence.


With its stylish, full-color design and fresh take on a captivating pastime, The Little Book of Bonsai makes a gorgeous gift for oneself or for others."


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Share your current (or favorite) read in the comments below! xo, Elizabeth

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