Top Ten Tuesday: Non-Bookish Hobbies

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s topic is “Non-Bookish Hobbies”. I thought this would be a really fun way to get to know each other beyond books!

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Why I Don’t Subscribe to Book Boxes

This might be an unpopular opinion in the book community, but I’ve never subscribed to Owl Crate or Book of the Month or Fae Crate. In fact, I’ve never subscribed to any book subscription service ever. And for someone who loves reading as much as I do, some might find it a little strange. Book boxes are the Christmas (or Hanukkah or Eid or whatever you celebrate) of books! The boxes are full of surprises – signed copies, amazing art-work, exclusive items. Things you can’t find anywhere else! And yet…

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Take the Plastic-Free July Challenge: Follow the 5 R’s of Sustainability

It’s always a good time to care about the environment, but if you’re looking to get more eco-friendly, there’s never a better time than right now! Plastic Free July was started in 2011 by Rebecca Prince-Ruiz (the founder of the Plastic Free Foundation) in Western Australia, but has since spread to become a global initiative of 250 million people over 177 countries. The campaign’s aim is to reduce the use of single-use plastics.

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Sustainability During a Global Crisis

It’s hard to remember back to a time when the threat of global warming was the hot topic of conversation on every news outlet. Between the global pandemic and streets across the world swelling with BLM protestors, it’s difficult to recall a time when our largest worry was about plastic straws and saving the turtles…

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