Small Space Squad Home Tour: Sun Soul Style

Small Space Squad Home Tour: Inside the California casual home of Sun Soul Style, small apartment with big style #smallspaces #tinyhouse #livesmall #smallspacesquad #hometour #housetour #minimalist #minimalism #neutralhome #californiacasual

Brace yourself, this is a goooooood one. I’ve been lusting after Christina Higham’s home for a VERY long time after discovering it on Instagram. You may already know her as the designer behind Sun Soul Style, but if you don’t know her work already, you should now! Christina’s home is the definition of California casual to me. It’s layered, textured, and an eclectic mix of cozy decor elements. I absolutely love it! Let’s peek in and take a tour.

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Our Car Camping Essentials

Car camping essentials for camping off the grid, van life, mountain adventures, hiking, and rock climbing! Every single piece of outdoor gear and equipment we take in the Pacific Northwest in our Vanagon #vanlife #camping #hiking

Ooooooh boy, pull up a chair, get yourself a coffee, and get comfortable because this post is a BIG one! Now that I’m more regularly sharing my outdoor adventures, I’ve been flooded with requests for a blog post all about my favorite car camping essentials and equipment. I totally get it! Sean and I have honed our assortment of gear over the years, so we have a really good set up right now. So it finally felt like a good time to share what works for us when we go camping here in the Pacific Northwest! Let’s dig in.

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How To Make Lamb Souvlaki Like My Greek Grandma

My Easy Lamb Souvlaki Recipe — From My Yia Yia's Recipe Collection! Greek food recipe, works well with beef or chicken, too. Ingredients include American lamb, bell peppers, grilled onions, and tzatziki #greekfood #souvlaki #kabobs

This year has definitely been a mixed bag of emotions, but I’m doing my best to stay positive. One bright spot has been consistently working in partnership with Fred Meyer and Kroger on Instagram! They’ve been such awesome brand partners, especially since it gives me more of an opportunity to share recipes I love. I’m also aware that not all of my blog readers follow me on Instagram, so just in case I decided to publish it to the blog, too! This recipe is straight from my Yia Yia’s recipe collection (that’s Greek for grandma, btw).

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How to Buy Plants

How to Buy Plants: What to Look for When Picking New Houseplants! Tips and tricks to help you shop for new plants like a pro. #plants #houseplants #lowlightplants #indoorgardening #tipsandtricks #decoratingwithplants

If you’re anything like me, chances are you’ve added a few more houseplants to your space during quarantine. Not only do plants add amazing ambiance and coziness, they have tons of health benefits (more on that here!). I shared how to buy plants online a while back, but wanted to share tips for how to buy plants in person, too. I know shopping habits have changed, but as more and more shops open, I have the feeling we’ll be adding stops at the local nursery to the errands list! After all, there’s nothing better than a new impulsively bought houseplant, amiright?! So here are a few things I keep in mind when picking out new houseplants. Let me know if you think I should add anything to this list, too.

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Cutest Coops Review + Our Chicken Yard

My Full Cutest Coops Review + Tour of Our New Chicken Coop! Learn all about the amazing features of the Charming Coop from @cutestcoops including laying boxes, a metal roof, real windows and more decor details for a cute chicken coop! The perfect small space coop for urban chicken keeping and backyard chickens in a city!
Disclosure: For this post, I received products to review from Cutest Coops. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

Trust me when I say this: I am incredibly picky when it comes to chicken coops. We’ve gone through 3 in 3 years! When I think back to the very first chicken coop we had, WOOF. It was a wreck. The coop was a hand-me-down from a friend and definitely on it’s last legs. Then for the One Room Challenge, we invested in another coop that was locally made… and then promptly hated it! It was poorly constructed, offered no insulation for the winter months, and the chicken run was impossible to clean out. So when I discovered Cutest Coops, my mouth literally dropped open. Without hyperbole, they are actually the cutest coops. Earlier this spring, they sent me their new Charming Coop so that we could have room for all the new baby chicks. After about 4-5 months of using our coop, I wanted to share a full review of Cutest Coops and share why they are so darn special!

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4 MORE Sustainable Fashion Brands I’m Loving Right Now

Check Out These (New-To-Me) Sustainable Fashion Brands including For Days, Wayre, Seek Collective, and Wolven! sustainably made clothing, eco-friendly fashion.

To be totally honest, I haven’t been shopping much. It’s not like I really have anywhere to go! But now that it’s summer, there are a few key pieces I have my eyes on — and all are from sustainable fashion brands. I’ve really been focusing on ‘greening up’ my wardrobe choices, so I recently did a deep dive on Instagram to discover new eco-friendly options. Here are a few you might be into!

Image source: Seek Collective
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Small Space Squad Home Tour: The Crafted Life

Small Space Squad Home Tour: Inside the Bold and Colorful Home of Rachel Mae Smith, aka The Crafted Life, in NYC, small studio apartment with big style #smallspaces #tinyhouse #livesmall #smallspacesquad #hometour #housetour #minimalist #minimalism #colorfulhome

I took a mini break from sharing more Small Space Squad home tours, mostly because life has been quite tumultuous lately. But it’s time to get back on track and share more inspiring and amazing small spaces! Today’s tour is a good one, too: meet the bright, bold, and colorful life of Rachel, aka blogger behind The Crafted Life. I know this is a slightly different aesthetic than you usually see here on the blog, but I was SO excited to share Rachel’s space. To me, the best way to describe the color palette is juicy thanks to saturated pops of aqua, yellow, and pink. Let’s take a tour!

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