I Have Been Feeling It

It’s been an incredibly challenging week. Which is saying something seeing as how it has been an incredibly challenging 3+ months. When Jessica first passed away, it’s almost as if everything was still so fresh that I couldn’t possibly feel…

Grow Your Own Pumpkin Patch

Every year when pumpkin season arrives I think to myself as I fork out $50 for a front porch pumpkin arrangement, “why did I not just grow these myself?”. Now clearly, I get it. Not everyone has acreage to grow…

Custom Calligraphy Christmas Ornaments

Every year as Christmas approaches, I always want to offer ornaments! I love the holiday season and am treasuring this year even more so as my son gets to see it with his toddler eyes for the first time, and as I know it was my sister’s most favorite time of the year. Celebrating Christmas this year is already feeling so hard without her, but in a way it makes me feel even closer to her positive spirit. Christmas was always magical to her and she made it that way for everyone around her.

Life and Loss

I wanted to touch base and give a little update on my life and my business. First of all, I’m glad you’ve stuck around. It’s been a while since I have really invested in connecting on social media here. At…

Four Years

I am reflecting on four years in business as Olive Juice Press! Four! This is the first year I almost forgot to stop and celebrate those years. Likely because I took quite a bit of time off to Mom. And…

Forming a Routine

I am not one for strict schedules, routines, appointments, and planners. I usually push back against these things when I set them for myself or when they are set for me. It is essentially setting myself up to feel like…

Connection

I have spent almost my entire 20’s as an artist, afraid to be seen. Even typing the word “artist” in relation to myself scares me. But that is what I am and that is what I aim to do. I…