“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”

-Maya Angelou

If you’re like me, you feel pulled to create. It’s like a magnet, drawing your compass point to North as you navigate your world. Sometimes you have to divert around a mountain or trudge through a stream, but that guiding pole of creativity continuously pulls your compass northward. You are meant to create. Any things. All things. And the journey to discovering yourself lies through imagination and creation, trial and error, exploration and discovery.

Enticing Writing or Emotional Manipulation?
Book Review | Books | Musings

Enticing Writing or Emotional Manipulation?

Thoughts on The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah Overview: The Nightingale is a historical fiction romance, set in WWII occupied France. Two sisters, Vianne and Isabelle, are swept into a tenuous world where uncertainty, fear, and secrets define their futures. Vianne must consider the safety and survival of her small family […]

baking | food

Sugar Cookie Must-Haves

I try to practice minimalism with my household items, so having high-quality, multipurpose tools is essential for me! Here are the kitchen items I can’t live without when making sugar cookies! 4. Half Sheet Baking Pans – My half sheet baking pans are total workhorses in the kitchen. I use […]

Books I Love

Empathy in reading

Khaled Hosseini’s book A Thousand Splendid Suns recently popped on in a friend’s post of Kindle sales, and seeing that title immediately transported back to the summer in college when I first read this stunning novel. It was summer 2007, and I was home from college for a few weeks […]