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!

Embrace the unexpected

Your life isn’t what you thought it was going to be when you grew up? I know mine isn’t. It’s actually far from what I had “planned,” but it’s been one hell of a ride filled with the good, the bad, and the ugly. Not everyone’s journey is the same. Almost 30, not married, no … Continue reading Embrace the unexpected

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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