Mid-Year Goal Review For Your Bookish Life And Beyond

It’s July, Y’all! How in the world is it already halfway through 2021?!  Time feels like it is speeding by as evidenced by my giant tomato plants- they are already growing past my six-foot-tall posts!  I’m already getting a few purple tomatoes ripening that I’m thrilled to try! Recently I read this fantastic blog by

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Quarantine Gardening Cover

Jane’s Love: Quarantine Gardening

Just Checking In… Hello Beautiful People, and welcome to Quarantine Gardening!  It feels like the closer we get to normalization, the farther it seems. I am so excited that I’ve gotten my first vaccine dose (and most of my family has as well!) None of us have really shown any side effects, although my arm

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Community Care Via The Bakery

Hello Beautiful People! I am so excited and glad to be speaking to you again about my community care experiment. This project has really brought a lot of focus and joy to me in the last month, along with feelings of accomplishment.  As this global pandemic drags on I’m clinging to these good vibes for

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TBR List

What The F$!# is A TBR List and other Bookish Jargon

Welcome to the Bookish Community all you new bibliophiles! The kindest community on the internet, but full of terminology and jargon that makes a person feel slightly intimidated when first introduced to this online love letter to all things bookish.  Or was that just me? Today, I’d like to *virtually* sit down and discuss some

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Practicing Community Care: Curating Better Habits

New Habits For A New Year Hello everyone!  My adorable foster Willow (in the basket) and I are here to talk about an experiment that I’m going to be undertaking this year that is near and dear to my heart. This year I’m going to hold myself accountable to practicing community care by curating better

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How to read alot more books

How To Read ALOT More Books This Year

I have always been a voracious reader and usually read over 100 books a year.  During graduate school, I still read at least 100 new books during that 3 year period and that included studying for boards nonstop for 6 months.  Post graduate school, I still manage to read A LOT of books with: a

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Quirky Stocking Stuffers

Quirky Stocking Stuffers For Your Better Half

At a loss for what to stuff your SO’s stocking with?  We have a few ideas… Here we are again, in that gleeful time where consumerism knows no bounds- and who even cares because it’s CHRISTMAS.  We might be slightly obsessed with Christmas here at Alchemy Bookshop, and have been planning our Christmas shopping and

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