A BIRTHDAY WISH.

You guys, I turn 30 this year. Thirty. In fewer than one month. Thirty. I hear it’s a big deal. Cause for celebration. Presents. “What do you want?” Every year, around birthdays and other holidays, I ponder this. And every year I usually just avoid answering (as I can never come up with something). This year I’ve got it! If you would be so kind, please visit David Roszczewski’s GoFundMe page. Please read his story. And please please please donate. Anything. $5. $50. $500. Anything will help, even if it’s just the $7 you were going to spend on your Starbucks latte this morning. And even better if it’s the $7 you were going to spend on your Starbucks latte every morning this week. Or month. But still, even if it’s just today, I’ll still be grateful. David (Rosie) Roszczewski is a friend to everyone. He will help any of…

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STUDIOFFICE: YOGA.

When imaging my future “studio/office” space, I knew I wanted to leave a nice open space with no furniture, decor, or even receptacles, so that I would have somewhere to use for photography purposes. Turns out that that open space has also given me a place to start doing yoga. Yoga has been one of those things that I’ve put off. I’ve had interest in trying it, but have never gotten around to it. With a “me space” available where I can 1) close the door and shades, 2) use a TV/the internet, and 3) have a place for a mat that I can use without playing Tetris with my furniture, I’ve actually started practicing. Not only that, but I’VE BEEN STICKING WITH IT. I came across Yoga with Adriene, and am doing 30 Days of Yoga. Today, I did Day 14, and have practiced for twelve straight days (there…

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ESSENTIAL OILS: PART 1.

My Beginning With Essential Oils WHERE DO YOU START WITH ESSENTIAL OILS?!?!? I mean, seriously! There is so much hype and information out there about essential oils, it’s overwhelming! I want to share my story with essential oils and hopefully it might help anyone else get on the path to an oily life. I honestly can’t remember what the first occurrence of essential oils in my life was… When I was a kid, I used to steal a bunch of household chemicals from around the house and “concoct” mad scientist potions, thinking they would solve all my problems [no kidding]. This was always a failure because 1) they smelt bad; 2) they tasted bad (I would mix, say, toothpaste, soda, flour, or some other edible things, thinking that they can mix together and taste good); 3) I usually damaged something. In my childhood home, I ruined a room of carpet…

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THINGS I COLLECT: ESSENTIAL OILS.

A new-this-year collection to me is essential oils. And after realizing how many I’ve accumulated in such a short period of time, I’ve decided I’ll make a separate post detailing my personal journey, thoughts, and opinions on essential oils, haha! In total, I have over 80 individual bottles of single oils or pre-made blends by 4 different brands, 5 diffusers & 1 nebulizer, and have made plenty of my own… cleaning spray, “poo-pourri”, candles, body sprays, diffuser recipes, and more. I think it’s safe to say I love essential oils. I love the simple fact that I can just diffuse a blend for an instant mood adjuster and it’s soooo much more customizable than a candle – plus safer! I diffuser at home, before bed, at work, while driving… LOVE IT. I’ll share what my favorite brands, diffusers, blends, and more are in the future too 🙂 BLOG ▪ ETSY…

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