Growing up in the 80s was a wild time: the hair was bigger, the makeup was louder, and everything had an exuberant energy bursting out of it. Sure, I love modern conveniences like online shopping and streaming shows, but a small part of me misses the simple days before social media. The only way to…

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If you know me long enough, you’ll eventually discover my (slight) obsession with coffee mugs. In my defense, I do use the mugs! Some mugs are my go-to everyday workhorses, while others are reserved for specific holidays and ocassions. Big or small. Tasteful or tacky. It doesn’t matter as long as it’s got a cute…

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I’ve been into astrology, crystals, and spiritual practices since I was a little girl. My 12-year-old self decorated my bedroom with plastic glow-in-the-dark stars and more tie-dyed glittery candles than I could count. One memorable summer, my friends and I got our fortunes read by a bead-wearing palm reader. What was my destiny? To have…

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I recently found the perfect fall quote: “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” –Albert Camus What a beautiful way to describe my favorite season! This back-to-school time has always felt like a new beginning to me, and I love crunching through the leaves and smelling spiced apple cider, hayrides at…

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Halloween is by far my favorite holiday. No blizzards to worry about. No presents to buy. No romantic dates to plan. Just candy and dressing up in wacky costumes. You gotta love any chance to be a kid again. 🙂 Here are my picks for terror-ific Halloween treats. 1. Noodlers Ahab Fountain Pen, Pumpkin. Beautiful color…

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