8 Cookbooks I’m Loving Lately

8 Cookbook Recommendations to Inspire You To Try Something New in the kitchen! Easy dinner ideas, weeknight meal recipes, my favorite must-have cookbooks #cooking #cookbooks #bookrecommendations

As tired as I am of cooking every meal for the past 4 months, it’s also been incredibly gratifying to try new things, explore new ingredients and discover cookbooks to add to my library. The last time I shared cookbooks I love, the list was relatively short. To diversify my collection, I made an appointment at my favorite local shop called The Book Larder. I’m obsessed with it because now you can make an appointment to shop safely — and also it’s totally dedicated to cookbooks! Not all of the ones I’m mentioning in this post are from this source, but if you’re local I definitely recommend checking it out. Anyways, let’s dig into the cookbooks I’m loving lately and why!

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5 Things of Note | May 2020

Joanna’s Things of Note from May 2020 (including True&Co. bralette, Gaby Dalkin's new cookbook Eat What You Want, Tiny House book, a must-read novel & more) #thingsofnote #shopping #shoppingguide #musthaves #favoriteproducts

This post was originally slated to publish last week, but it didn’t feel right to talk about shopping. Don’t get me wrong: there is still a lot of work to be done to support equality. What I am saying is that you can support a movement, continue educating yourself, and speak your mind while also indulging in superfluous ‘fluff,’ like this post about 5 products I enjoyed last month. So let’s dig into May’s 5 things of note, including the True&Co. bralette that I am obsessed with.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Check Out E-Books From the Library

This easy step-by-step guide will show you how to check out e-books from the library. Reading as much as you want for free is a total gamechanger! Learn how to use Overdrive and Libby and get free e-books on your Kindle. #reading #booksuggestions #library

If you’re new to the blog, you might not know this… I am an avid reader. I absolutely LOVE the mental escape of a really good piece of fiction. A few years ago, I switch to reading primarily on my Kindle Paperwhite and I love it. I made this change for a few reasons, but mostly because of ease of use, not having to store books, and because I can get FREE e-books from the library! After sharing what I’ve read so far this year, I got a lot of direct messages about how to check out e-books from the library. It’s really easy to set up and a total game changer! I swear, I read so much more now than I ever did before.

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Everything I’ve Read So Far in 2020 (Part 1)

Everything I Read in 2020 Part 1 + My Book Recommendations for What You Should Read Next while sheltering in place #reading #bookreport #mustread #books #bookrecommendations #whattoread #booksuggestions

I’ve always been someone that finds comfort in reading, especially a good escapist novel. I’ve been wrestling with feelings of needing to be productive with all this time at home… but zero energy to actually execute all the projects I have in mind. If anything, all I want to do is read and mentally escape, even just for a little bit. In case you’re the same way and need some new book recommendations, here’s a list of everything I’ve read so far in 2020! And if you want to skip ahead to shopping for books, I set up an Amazon storefront for my 2020 reading list.

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5 Cookbooks Everyone Should Own

The Best Cookbooks in My Collection That Everyone Should Own! Cookbook reviews of The Minimalist Kitchen, Small Victories, Simply Nigella, Nothing Fancy, and The Art of Simple Food! #cookbooks #recipes #books #readinglist #bestcookbooks

With the kitchen renovation and Whole30 behind us, I am SO excited to get back into cooking exciting, elaborate meals. Sometime last summer, I really started getting into cookbooks. They feel like an art form, to be honest. The photos are always stunning and I love pouring over them, expanding my cooking repertoire. A few cookbooks have really risen to the top for me though. So today I wanted to share 5 of the best cookbooks that I truly think everyone should own!

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Everything I Read in 2019

Everything I Read in 2019 + My Book Recommendations for What You Should Read Next! #reading #bookreport #mustread #books #bookrecommendations

If there is one activity that I prioritize over many others, it’s reading. I read for at least 30 minutes before bed every night as part of my sleep routine, but it’s also something I’ve loved doing since I was a kid. In 2019, I used Good Reads to help me keep track of what I wanted to read, what I had read, and my reading goal for the year… and I surpassed my goal! Since I’m always asked for book recommendations on Instagram, I thought now is the perfect time to share everything I read in 2019… especially if you’re lucky enough to be taking some time off during the holidays.

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Modern Wedding + Le Creuset Giveaway (CLOSED)

Enter to Win a Copy of Modern Wedding + a Le Creuset Dutch Oven! #ad #modernwedding #giveaway #lecreuset #castiron #weddinginspiration #weddingplanning #realwedding #bookreview #entertowin
Disclosure: For this post I received gifted product from Artisan Books and Le Creuset. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

With our wedding a little less than 9 months away (!!!!), I need all of the inspiration I can get. I’ve poured over Pinterest, bought all of the magazines, but there’s something still so special about sitting down with coffee and a physical book (especially on a slow Saturday morning). Sometimes you just have to go offline, huh. Artisan Books was kind enough to send over a copy of the new Modern Wedding book by Kelsey McKinnon and I’ve been obsessed with it ever since. And luckily for one reader, I teamed up with Artisan Books and Le Creuset for an exciting giveaway!

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