Recent Musings


Keeping a tidy home is important to me for many reasons. One of which is that I find it easier to be relaxed in a clean home. Keeping our home tidy and in a constant state of “picked up” allows me more time to work on projects, time to focus on hobbies, and time to […]

Lifestyle, Organizing

July 19, 2021

5 tips to make your home look tidy (even when it’s not)


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July 19, 2021

Hello world!


At 30 weeks doctors become concerned over something found in the ultrasound. This condition could have lead to a blood clot in our daughters lungs and as such, we were set to be induced early. We went in Sunday evening at 36 weeks with high hopes and, what we thought at the time were, realistic […]


March 10, 2021

.: Our Birth Story :.


One of my absolute favorite meals of all time is Pot Pie. My husband loves chicken pot pie, and I’ll take any kind you give me as long as it’s a pie. The current state of the world has been turned on its head, and our notion of normal is changing. Thanks to the Covid-19 […]


February 16, 2021

How to Make Pot Pie With What You Have on Hand


If you’re reading this it’s probably because you love clothes, but want to start shopping more consciously, and are interested in building a more ethical closet. It can be a daunting task to start shopping ethically, but your closet is a great place to start! There is an undeniable link between trafficking and fashion.The fashion […]


December 22, 2020

.: Building an Ethical Wardrobe :.


When I was a paramedic, I struggled with what I was exposed to. I witnessed things no one ever should, and people do things to each other beyond imagination. As much as I loved the job when I started, I eventually started to feel numb, and hopeless, and really questioned if I was making a […]

Lifestyle, Personal

November 30, 2020

.: Can A Dress Change the World- Dressember :.


I’ve been told “I’d never be able to keep my house clean. I have kids, and a job, and other things to do.” I get it. That’s how I feel about the gym. Can I find the time? Yes. Yes I can. Do I want to make the time? No. No I don’t. But if you do want to keep your house clean and tidy without a huge time commitment, I suggest finding a routine that works for you. Instead of spending a whole day cleaning up and catching up from a busy week, I like to focus on one small task a day. Each day I work on a specific thing or room and try not to worry about anything else until it’s specific day.
So I’m going to walk you through my weekly routine and help you find yours.


March 26, 2020

How To Create A Weekly Cleaning Schedule


I have never known a life without MS My mother was diagnosed before I was born. I grew up with first hand experience of what the disease took, and what it did. My symptoms started coming in at 15. Getting worse at 18-19. My first lesion was found in an MRI brain scan at 17. I was diagnosed just after my 22nd birthday. My neurologist decided to wait until after my birthday to share the news.

MS/ Disability, Personal

March 23, 2020

Lesions of Doom: A Brief intro to MS


Let’s be honest. We open our fridge way too many times a day. And somehow, even though we’re in there constantly, we still don’t know what’s in there, and where it is. You have apple sauce in two different places, salad dressing on every shelf, and cheese in three drawers. I’ve seen it all. If […]

Food, Organizing

March 17, 2020

Tips for Organizing Your Fridge