Self-Care Sunday
DIY / Mental Health / Self-Care

Self-Care Sunday

For many folks, including the family I was raised in, Sundays are a traditional time of rest and reflection. I wanted to incorporate this tradition into my busy modern life by aligning my self-care and spiritual practices on Sundays.  In my ongoing struggles with mental health & recovery (post-concussion syndrome, OCD, anxiety, depression) I have learned … Continue reading

dirt vs soil
DIY / Urban agriculture

dirt vs soil

“Dirt” is what you scrape off your shoes “Soil” is what you plant in — @DSAldridge One topic I’m passionate about is soil health, because as I’ve learned in class and from personal experience again and again and again: Soil is such a key part of growing!  I obviously can’t cover every aspect of soil health, structure and … Continue reading

Dino Pendant
DIY

Dino Pendant

I thought this was such a fun idea that I had to try it out!  They’re subtly witty and a great conversation piece and I agree with their original creator Brittni (check out her blog: paper n stitch) – I’m going to start wearing them everywhere.  In fact since the box I found in my … Continue reading

Beloved Bicycles
DIY

Beloved Bicycles

My current ride is a great thrift store find – a shimmery teal Made in Canada steel bicycle in fabulous condition for $4.99!  When I got her last summer I was super happy cause I hadn’t had a bike in months since the one before was stolen.  Just some quick maintenance and air in the … Continue reading

Friday the 13th
DIY / Outlaw

Friday the 13th

I figured a Friday the 13th in September would be the perfect kickoff to the Halloween season!  I’ve already seen decorations and costumes in stores and Halloween itself is pretty much exactly 7 weeks away.  That may seem like a long time to some people, but Halloween is like my Christmas.  I adore dress-up, nighttime, … Continue reading