Embrace Mistakes

We all make mistakes. Some of them are simple, while some remain less forgiving. Yet, we all walk away a little smarter on how to handle similar situations. These statements are true in all walks of life, and especially in the crafting world. When trying something new, there's always the fear of failure. Even after … Continue reading Embrace Mistakes

Charcoal Face Scrub & Cleanser

If you haven't heard by now about the magical wonder that is activated charcoal, let me give you a brief run down. It's becoming more and more popular in everyday products from beauty to health. Activated charcoal helps to reduce cholesterol levels and minimize hangover ailments while also pulling out toxins from your skin and … Continue reading Charcoal Face Scrub & Cleanser

Lavender & Peppermint Shave Oil

After living in Bellingham, WA for two years prior to the Maryland move, I became very aware of what it means to be chemically cautious. In a free-spirited, liberal college town most of everyone was concerned with things like reducing their carbon footprint and avoiding unnecessary chemical exposure and I was happily among them. I … Continue reading Lavender & Peppermint Shave Oil

Hot Oil Hair Treatment

Hair feeling a little frayed lately? Having trouble brushing out your once luscious locks? Then this recipe will be right for you! I love doing fun things with my hair but bleach, blow dryers, and straighteners can really take a toll after awhile. So I'd like to introduce you to the wonderful world of hot oil hair treatments! They've been … Continue reading Hot Oil Hair Treatment

If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough

Once upon a time, a little lady named Angela traveled across the United States. Her wonderful, loving boyfriend had received an ideal job opportunity that was too exciting to pass up. Sick of already doing the whole long distance thing for awhile, she decided to embark across the country with him not knowing what opportunities … Continue reading If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough