• How to Shop for the Perfect Unique Gift on Etsy

    It’s Memorial Day weekend and I don’t know about you but I’m shopping ALL the sales! Between Father’s Day coming up and my daughter’s second birthday, I’ve been a busy bee finding the perfect, thoughtful gifts. I absolutely LOVE finding unique and sentimental items for my loved ones which is part of the reason why I started Bags by Bento on Etsy. I created a quick guide so you can find a unique gift without all the hassle...
  • 3 Ways Crochet Can Improve Your Mental Health

    What surprised me about crochet was the benefits didn't stop at just keeping my hands busy. The gentle, rhythmic motions were calming my mind. It turns out there are three primary reasons crochet can be a great tool for improving mental health...
  • How to Easily Reduce Your Waste (Not Your Bank Account)

    For years I felt intimidated by the notion of "living sustainably." I had a very all-or-nothing approach that held me back from making small, lasting changes. So if you're unsure where to start or if you can make sustainability a part of your daily life then this blog is for you! There are several EASY and inexpensive ways (That will actually SAVE money) to make a dent in your carbon footprint...
  • The 5 Reasons I’m Incredibly Happy I got Fired

    After over two years of trying to escape a toxic work environment, I found myself unemployed. I was angry, confused, and deeply ashamed. At first, I completely blamed myself. I look back on those memories and there several things I learned in the process...
  • Why I FINALLY Started my Own Business

    To be 100% honest, the reason I finally took the risk and started my own business is because two years ago I was fired from my corporate finance job. Stay tuned for next week’s blog 5 Things I Learned from being Fired. Long story short… 10/10 recommend being “let go” from a job you absolutely detest...

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