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Top 5 of Things To Do On a Fall Day

I really love the autumn season cause I always get into a cozy mood. The nature gets pretty with all the lovely tree colors and how about the fashion. I love the fashion during autumn cause I like wearing more cozy clothes.

But there is a few other things I enjoy and I want to share a list of my top 5 of things to do on a fall day.


Read a book 

Reading is something I for sure can do anytime, but a chilly fall day it feels extra cozy. Light some wood in the stove, cozy clothes, take a blanket with you to the sofa and crawl under it with a exciting book. Yes please, I’m totally up for it!

Watch a romantic movie

I like watching thrillers, action, adventure and comedy movies. But fall always makes me in a romantic mode, so a nice romantic movie is a must. You’ve Got Mail, Sweet Home Alabama and The Notebook are three movie titles of romance that I like to watch.

Planner and Memory Planner Time

Hi, I’m Jeanette and I’m addicted to planners ๐Ÿ™‚ Yes, I’m a totally plannerbabe and I’m a happy planner fan which really loves The Happy Planner line by Me And My Big Ideas, everything about their planners and all planner goodies is amazing. Love to sit down,  have a YouTube video on in the background that I watch at the same time that I decorate and plan my week with cute stickers. Love those moments and in the fall I sure use a lot of pretty fall stickers and colors in my planner โ™ฅ

I also memory keeping in a memory planner and it is so nice to keep document small moments from each week. 

Baking

Baking is a great thing to do and I like to do that with my daughters. My 9 year old really enjoys baking, so I try to do that from time to time. Making apple pies and yummy cinnamon buns is great to do during fall.

Latte and YouTube

To watch Youtube videos is something I really like to do and it doesn’t go ONE day without me watching some kind of video from channels I follow ๐Ÿ™‚ Love watching planner videos and book related videos. Two of my hobbies I enjoy the most.

This is my 5 top of things to do on a fall day and now I’m curious to know what you enjoy doing a cold or chilly fall day?

6 In Book Reviews

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

If you didn’t already know, I can tell you that reading books and listen to audiobooks is something I highly enjoy and like to do when I wish to relax. 

Want to share the latest great book with you that I really enjoyed and rated 4 โญโญโญโญ of 5. 

Everything, Everything – Nicola Yoon

My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, Iโ€™m allergic to the world. I donโ€™t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla.

But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. Heโ€™s tall, lean and wearing all blackโ€”black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly.

Maybe we canโ€™t predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly. Itโ€™s almost certainly going to be a disaster. (Goodreads)

I read this in two sittings and really enjoyed it alot. For sure an easy read and it’s the perfect book if you are looking for something sweet to read ๐Ÿ™‚

The only small negative thing I can come up with is that you always know how the book ends, but who cares…right?! It still can be an enjoyable book to read and this one is great ๐Ÿ™‚

There also is a movie out on Netflix. I haven’t seen it, but hope to do it soon. Have you watched the movie? I have no idea if the movie is just as good as the book, but I’m glad I chose to read the book first.

10 In Books

Minimalism

“Minimalism is the process of identifying what is essential in your life and eliminating the rest” (Quote by: The Minimalist Vegan)

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When I think about it, I’ve always had a little minimalism in me as there are areas in my life where I keep it very simple. I only use practical clothes that I know I can wear several times and that goes with other items in my closet. My style is very simple and more on the basic side rather than stylish and what is trending.

I don’t have a overflow of underwear and socks, I don’t like to spend money on it so I use what I have until it is worn out. I only own one handbag at a time and I have no more than 3 pair of shoes as I prefer comfort shoes. No high heels for me ๐Ÿ™‚ My makeup are very simple as I mostly only use mascara, white eyeliner and one lipgloss or one lipstick.

So you see, when it comes to myself and my style…I am pretty minimalistik.

I didn’t realize it before I recently decided that I want to simplify my life.

But even if I’m pretty minimal with my own shopping and style, I do have areas that I know I can do better with. We have stuff in our home that I want to declutter, cause I want to enjoy my free time much better. So tired of cleaning, tidying daily and put stuff on place (that get messy straight away again), when I wish to come home, relax and enjoy my time after a day of work. Both me and my husband are working full time.

I know I can reduce the time on tidying to be less and make more time for other things. This is part of the mindful lifestyle I’m looking for ๐Ÿ™‚

We have stuff that we keep “just because” and we need to declutter and get rid of those things.

Our youngest daughter doesn’t have to have like 40-50 stuffed toys/animals when she only have a few favorites. I don’t need to have books on my shelf that hasn’t been read and I problably will never do. (My mother will be happy as she will get some :))ย And we sure don’t have to have overfilled kitchen cabinets with 20 drink glasses and 30 jars with spices (several with double or triple with the same spices) and ugly old plates which we rately uses.

So yes, we do have spaces in our home that sure need decluttering. I want our things to be only stuff that we really care about, that we easy can find and use on a regulary basis. Tired of having meaningless stuff that take over and that just stressing me out.

Yesterday I did a little decluttering with my underwear, makeup and skin care. Today I got rid of a old toilet shelf storage with wheels that we’ve had about 11 years that’s been just a dump place for toilet crap and dust ๐Ÿ™‚ I was so tired this evening after work, dinner and a shower. But I decided yesterday that today I will throw it out and what a relief it was when I found new place for my husbands things who were on that shelf and I could get rid of it.

He were a little nervous about where his stuff were supposed to be, but now he think it looks better too ๐Ÿ™‚ So glad that I did it cause as I felt tired I could push that task for later and I don’t want to do that anymore. When it only takes 5-10 minutes…why wait?!

I will take small steps forward to make our life more simple in our home and save money by using more simple supplies and use more natural products. Declutter what I can and be more aware of what things we actual bring into our home. No wasting money on bargins we don’t have use of, just because it’s a good price. No, it’s time to make good choices, save money, be careful and make good decisions.

Fewer things that we love. Less Is More and it is so true.

Are you a minimalist? If so, what made you to take that decision to start with that lifestyle? ๐Ÿ™‚