Crafty Bastards: 5 Reasons Hobbies Contribute to a Healthy Lifestyle

Whiskey, cowboy boots, and lemon pound cake are just a few of the Southern-themed scents of my line of homemade candles, Home Craft Candle. Moving to Tennessee has opened so many doors for me. I hadn’t made candles since the closing of my store, OffBeat Emporium, in Buffalo, New York. Too many memories caused the … Continue reading Crafty Bastards: 5 Reasons Hobbies Contribute to a Healthy Lifestyle

Hello, 30!

As the alarm begins to go off, the sunshine is peeking through the blinds and the wet tongue of my dog is licking my face. It must be morning. “What day is it?” I think to myself. Sometimes they all feel the same. Sunday, it’s Sunday! The amazing realization that I accidently set my alarm … Continue reading Hello, 30!

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Routine revamp

Wake up, take the dog out, shower, get ready for work, come home, take the dog out, maybe some Netflix, then bed, and repeat tomorrow. Just existing is not enough. How did I get to a place in my life that's so predictable and routine? If you've known me at any other point in time, … Continue reading Routine revamp

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My Past, Present & Future

After earning my BFA in graphic design from Daemen College in Amherst, New York, my career took a path very different than I had ever imagined. Interestingly it was the concept and execution of my senior project that led me down that path. I wanted to explore our perspectives on “used” and secondhand products, making … Continue reading My Past, Present & Future