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Create your own artistic living space with eclectic and thrifty decorating tips, and learn the wonders of growing culinary and medicinal herbs.

12 Gift Ideas for Men Under $10-Any Occasion

If you need great gift ideas for men, look no further. And the good news is: all of these men’s gifts are priced at under $10! This gift guide has some of the best gifts for men, which can be given for any occasion throughout the year. Whether it’s Father’s Day, Christmas, a birthday, or […]

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Are you looking for the best astrology gifts for your favorite zodiac lovers? If so, here are some of the best ideas that will thrill your astrology lover, no matter the occasion. So whether you’re a budding astrology student, or know someone who is an expert astrologist, read on for some great gift ideas! Disclosure:┬áThis […]

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Try Swedish Death Cleaning Before You Die!

The first time I heard about Swedish death cleaning was in 2018 while listening to a podcast about decluttering. The host discussed the newly released book “The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning” by the Swedish author Margareta Magnusson. He compared it to Marie Kondo and the “Konmari method” I had just finished reading. I […]

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As any new dog parent can attest, new puppies are cute, cuddly, and adorable. And just like babies, they need lots of love and training to help them integrate and adjust to their new world. So how can you help new puppy parents welcome their newest family member to their home? One great way is […]

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9 Reasons Why Small House Living is the Best

Like many baby boomers and empty nesters getting ready to downsize or retire, I’m on the hunt for my next and possibly last home. I want to move out of California, and am trying to determine where I ultimately want to land. The problem I’ve been having? I am trying to find a home in […]

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This article explores some of the most interesting facts about culinary herbs.

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Welcome! I'm JJ, and I write a creative lifestyle blog about making delicious plant-forward recipes for 1-2 people, and growing herbs for the home, kitchen and  gifts.

I also share DIY projects, eclectic decor, and tips about running an art business, which is my side hustle. I do all this and more from my  small 849 square foot house!