TIME TO GROW UP!

It’s been a month of freedom – no school and my family is out of town. Nobody is telling me what to do or hovering over me as if I need a hand to hold. I really am ‘adulting.’ I go to the grocery store, meal planning for the week. Eating out gets too expensive,...

Soap Studio: SNEAK PEAK

The past week has been full of IKEA projects, and lots of sweat and tears. Moving my soap lab across the city of Phoenix, in 115 degree weather, is tough work. The final project is beyond rewarding. No more making soap in my garage. No more clutter, hot and musty air,...

COLLEGE DROPOUT

“Getting ready for college?!” This question is asked everyday! I still get emails for Whittier College and The University of Arizona, pressuring for vaccines and tuition. I will not be attending college at all. Sounds harsh. I know. At first, I...

STUCK ON A CLIFF

I have some news… I am not going to college. Parent’s that once saw me as a ‘poster child,’ are now convinced I’m a bad influence. The idea of attending college, followed by a getting a miserable job never appealed to me. For a while, I saw college as my best...

BEAR DOWN!

School has ended. It is finally summer. While most look forward to lazy days by the pool and margaritas in Mexico, my ears bleed to my dads constant annoyance of “GRIND HARDER!!”  Yes, I get the point.  I just graduated high school, looking forward to some fun and...