Your Guide to Valentine’s Day 2018

Hey y’all! So, I haven’t done this before. But this year, I wanted to put together something for Valentine’s Day. Not just a list of gifts, not just outfits or dates. I wanted to compile everything in one easy place…So here is a guide to your Valentine’s Day of 2018! In this guide, I am going to cover some gift ideas, cute cards, some outfit ideas, and some fun date ideas! Continue reading “Your Guide to Valentine’s Day 2018”

Let’s Move It: Moving Day

Moving day. It seems that no matter how much you prepare or follow the must haves and guidelines of bloggers…moving day just sucks. So, I’m not going to tell you that this post will help you not have a crappy moving day. But, I hope that this post will make it at least a little less crappy. Continue reading “Let’s Move It: Moving Day”

The Hunt for the Perfect Apartment

Let’s Move It: Packing 101

Hey y’all! Yikes… that was extremely Texan. On Monday we talked about how to find the perfect apartment. If you’ve found your apartment, now it’s all about the packing. There are a few things I would like to cover with this. Of course there is the mandatory list of must have supplies, and then a couple of tips to go along with that. Continue reading “Let’s Move It: Packing 101”

The Dream Killer: How to Stop Comparing and Enjoy Your Craft Again

The Dream Killer: Comparison and How to Enjoy Your Craft

I’m thrilled to introduce a new guest writer! This article, about comparing yourself in the arts, is by Lauren Norton of Glitter & Grandeur.

Have you ever watched a performance or seen a piece of art and thought: “I could do better than that.” – OR – thought: “I’ll never be that good”?

I have thought each of these things multiple times. I’m guilty. I’ll admit it.

As artists (of all art-forms), our work is personal – it is a part of us: an extension of our soul. We live in a highly competitive world where we constantly are told we aren’t good enough. I’ll agree: it’s hard -making it easy for us to fall into the soul-crushing trap of comparison. Continue reading “The Dream Killer: Comparison and How to Enjoy Your Craft”

The Dangers of Stereotyping and Mental Illness

Facts and feelings about the treatment of mental illness, especially involving stereotyping.