Making a Dream Board is one of those deeply personal craft projects that I've always had a difficult time with. I never really stopped and thought about why they were so important until one of my new life gurus (Is that a thing? If not, I'm making it one.) said that I needed to do … Continue reading Life Lesson #4: Dream Boards- what are they, why are they important, and why Pinterest doesn’t count.
When I was a kid, I thought being a grown up was probably the most boring thing ever. I guess I should thank my parents for keeping me so clueless about how hard it all actually is. But that's what childhood is, right? The only time in our lives when it's socially acceptable to be totally ignorant, … Continue reading I Adulted Today
About a year ago, an old friend of mine had a really terrible accident. Now, a normal person might have gone to visit- or sent flowers- but I think we've pretty much established that I am not a normal person. And I just couldn't, and honestly still can't, work up the courage to go see him. … Continue reading Life Lesson #3- Happy Mail
If I had to pick one piece of art that had a lasting influence on who I am as a person, it would be To Kill a Mockingbird. My Mema gave it to me the summer before I started sixth grade, and it was the first time that I ever really thought about the inherent … Continue reading Rest in Peace Harper Lee
Water forms 71% of the Earth's surface and is absolutely essential to all known forms of life on this planet. It doesn't provide any calories or nutrients, but without it we would all (along with everything else) die. And yet, on an almost global scale, we constantly underestimate it's importance. There are still over 1 … Continue reading Life Lesson #2-Water
Not to be sexist, but I suspect the ladies are going to understand this one a lot better than the men. Our society has certain expectations for women. We are raised to be the caretakers- of pretty much everyone. That is supposed to include ourselves, but when something has to get pushed aside- well, you … Continue reading Finding My Me Again
I have always had a fascination for herbs and natural medicines, as long as I can find Science to back up the claims and ensure me that it's safe. Lavender has long been my friend-I have oils, salves, dried lavender flowers, and more lotion than any woman could ever possibly need. So when I started … Continue reading Life Lesson #1- Essential Oils