It’s a tradition at my old high school to print every senior’s next destination in the school newspaper. The last issue each school year, published just before graduating students put on their polyester gowns and start the next adventure, dedicates a two-page spread to the colleges, technical schools, and jobs that seniors are moving on
A few years ago, when I was eighteen and at the start of my gap year, I was having coffee at a friend’s mom’s house. My friend, Sam, was spending some time abroad, and I was in the US for a few months before leaving for the Netherlands. Sam’s mom Laurel, who I’d known and
A few years ago, I found some adorable glass jar necklace sets on an independent web shop. I didn’t have the budget to buy them at the time, but they left a little spark of inspiration in me. That spark lit up again this week when I found a set of one-inch glass jars at
Do you know what your life principles are? Could you tell them to me if I asked? If you’re like the average person (or fortune cookie), you could probably rattle off a list of promises you don’t always keep. Don’t go to bed angry. Never hit snooze. Always make the bed when you get up.
I first saw a mini embroidery hoop necklace a few months ago on Pinterest. Crafters were finding mini half- to two-inch embroidery hoops, and creating tiny masterpieces on them to wear as jewelry. I loved how the embroidery hoop necklace looked, but I know myself. Whatever embroidery skills I have will not translate well to