January 26, 2016 § Leave a comment
I’m so very excited to offer miniature gold tins over in the One Morning shop. Since it is difficult to make blind purchases without the luxury of shopping in person, the Mini Tin Set has been created with dual purpose! A. To offer a smaller candle that you can try before committing to the biggies. B. To have the comfort of your favorite candle tucked in your bag for any & all emergencies. Traveling with a familiar scent instantly makes me feel home, happy, and grounded. I hope you like these babies. They’re excited to meet to you!
P.S. The first batch of ceramic candles sold out quickly, but luckily there are some new ones! Stay tuned for very, very exciting Spring goodies to come. February & March are going to rock… And smell super good doing it.
January 25, 2016 § Leave a comment
I’m from Fort Mill, South Carolina. Fort. Mill. South. Carolina. We don’t get two feet of snow. Ever. Waking up Saturday morning to the first
real snow blizzard of the season was blissful. It literally happened one morning. All at once. Suddenly winter! I read a lot, made some candles, drank some coffee, talked on the phone, and frantically checked the front lawn every half hour to see that, yes, indeed, the snow was still falling. P.S. The Panthers are Super Bowl Bound. #BestWeekendEver
^^^ Some photos I took on an 8am walk, you know, before it continued to snow heavily for a solid sixteen more hours.
What is your favorite way to spend a snowy morning? As always, I’m curious.
January 12, 2016 § 2 Comments
How calming is the ocean? These photos from a hazy sunset last week fill me with such peace. One resolution in 2016 is to pay more attention to my senses. Reading A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman has everything to do with this!!! And finally accepting that I’m addicted to my phone, which is pointless.
I just spent a week in Cocoa Beach, FL visiting my grandmother. It rained all but two days, so I didn’t get as many freckles as I usually do when hitting the beach and pool. We played hours of dominoes and card games each night, and a week away with someone I love so much made the whole world disappear. No better way to start a new year.
Hopefully this year will be full of paying more attention to my surroundings. Feeling the ocean, hearing the birds, hugging my grandmother, tasting coconut macroons, smelling the coffee. It helps if this coffee is on a balcony overlooking tropical plants and the shore. Just taking it all in.