“I Know You” {Hello from Ireland!}

I didn’t grow up feeling a lot of trust with the plant world. My family had a sweet little garden (growing mostly tomatoes and gladiolus—my father’s favorite), but I didn’t have a kindly old grandmother teaching me about the medicinal uses of the weeds surrounding our...

Putting an End to Not-Enoughness

Recently, a beloved sister in The Creative Sisterhood shared an article that struck a nerve with many women in the community, including myself. It brought up beliefs around what it means to be successful, the sheer exhaustion of striving, and the glorification of the...

{VIDEO} Expressing Your Authentic, Adorned Self

I have found that, whenever I talk about my personal journey into self-love and adorning myself with clothing and accessories that make me feel like a walking work of art, I get a lot of feedback from women wanting to dive deeper into that. They tell me they want to...

Getting candid about the concept of balance

I want to introduce you to one of my very good friends, Briana Borten. Briana is one of those people who really shows up in life. She believes in speaking truth and embodying what she believes in (like...for real). Our conversations are deep and real and inspiring and...

Choosing Joy In Uncertain Times

I’ve been moving super slow in the mornings these darker days. Feeling the chill of the ground in my bones - the tempering energy in the trees, the soil, and even the bundled up souls walking their dogs, bleary eyed, in the early morning light past my bedroom window....

How to Love Your Sadness {rituals for honoring heartache}

After years of fighting against and wrong-making my darker emotions, I’ve learned to love and embrace my sadness. Let me explain. I come from a lineage of women who carry the weight of wanting to make everything okay. Big smiles were plastered over heavy hearts,...

Fix Your Leaks & Find Your Flow

I was avoiding the little things. Those itty bitty tasks and situations that were niggling at me like the tag on the inside of a t-shirt, but I could never make them important enough to actually resolve. As a lifelong do-er, it’s the striving that often woos me. I...

The Buzzkill of Comparison & What I Do About It

Most of my days, I am a joyfully focused human being. Most of my days, I’m singing while I’m trying a new recipe or playing with my curiosity through a new creative dabble. Most of my days, I am inspired to share my own dabbling journey - inspirational quotes I come...

How Passion Projects Will Make You More Successful

At any given time, I’m working on at least one passion project on the side. As a dabblist, this comes very naturally to me. I’m constantly feeling inspired by new ideas, creative methods, and materials I want to get my hands on. But our society generally undervalues...