Perhaps you don't have time to read books but you do read magazines. Are your magazines stacked on top of the chair? Here is an idea! A DIY (or have soeone make it for you) pallet magazine holder. Paint it to match your decor.
Don't have much space to grow your favorite plants? Try building a vertical garden like this one, designed by Susie Frazier. Using salvaged wood, threaded rods and bolts, and a handful of mason jars, you can construct a simple hanging planter to add a lot
"Tapas" Mussels + Chickpeas with black pudding in garlic & parsley + Fried asparagus, ham & cheese bundles + Spicy sausage in red wine ~~~ Tapas are a wide variety of appetizers, or snacks, in Spanish cuisine.