We Bought A Commercial Property!

We Bought A Commercial Property!

Typing that out gave me the biggest sense of achievement... We bought a commercial space! We own it! It's ours! It's been a long time coming but I figured I'd write up about the process of buying a commercial building for those who may be interested in following along or doing it for themselves. This [...]

New Year Affirmations, Not Resolutions

New Year Affirmations, Not Resolutions

This post may contain affiliate links. If you're the kind of person who gets equally caught up in and annoyed by New Year's resolutions, then welcome to the club. As a person who is in recovery from an eating disorder, my resolutions often looked like "lose ten pounds," "work out harder," or "get a six-pack". [...]

Navigating Intuitive Eating Through The Lens Of An Eating Disorder

Navigating Intuitive Eating Through The Lens Of An Eating Disorder

Trigger warning: eating disorders, anxiety, depression. Eating disorders and disordered eating have been a recurring set of characters for as long as I can recall. As far as I am aware, I've lived with some form of body dysmorphia and disordered eating since at least the third grade. In order to best discuss my experience [...]

A Christmas/Holiday Spotify Playlist You Aren’t Sick Of Hearing (Yet)

A Christmas/Holiday Spotify Playlist You Aren’t Sick Of Hearing (Yet)

Hi, all! And happy holidays! I created a fuzzy fall feelings playlist a few months ago and a lot of y'all loved it. So here I am, doing it again. I used to work in retail, and the playlists around the holidays were all bubblegum pop mixed in with some of the classic crooners we [...]

13 Women-Owned Independent Shops to Buy From This Holiday Season

13 Women-Owned Independent Shops to Buy From This Holiday Season

If you're anything like me, the holidays are a grab-bag of different stressors, feelings, and plans. "Let's spend X number of days with my family, and X number of days with your family," "So-and-so wants to meet up with us when we're back home for Christmas," "Let's do thanksgiving in a new place this year," [...]

Sustainable and Seasonal: Five Mindful Ways to Decorate

Sustainable and Seasonal: Five Mindful Ways to Decorate

Hello, friends! You're all so great. Did you know that? I'm lucky that I get to inhabit this planet with you. Speaking of our wonderful planet, this week is Climate Week in NYC and there were planned Climate Strikes worldwide over the weekend and throughout this week. The world is in dire need of our [...]