Share Talents

I honestly don't talk about Lina a lot on here. She takes up so much of my time, focus, and money every day. I don't see how I avoid talking about her on this blog. Well, we found ourselves needing updated headshots for her. Like, professional looking headshots. Unfortunately, Michael's photography skills aren't there and…

Fear

I'm scared. This Thursday is the last day of my regular work. I will have one more work day in June to help cover the Special Olympics breakfast. But I'm off work for the summer. I'm scared. I want to make this blog and my candle business work so that I can maybe stay home…

New Scents and a Warmer Sale

This post may contain affiliate links from which I will benefit if you purchase through them. Y'all Country Scents Candles has some new scents coming out May 1st. I released them on my social media yesterday, but I wanted to share with all of you. First up is Peach! I love peaches. Twice a summer…

Lapbooks For Adulting

A lapbook is a folder that you use to organize info on a topic. It's usually a manila folder with little books and folds glued or taped onto it. It's really a homeschool tool. My kids didn't respond to it, so we don't use them.... Until now. A while ago I tried something called a…

Business in a Bag

This post may contain affiliate links from which I will benefit if you purchase through them. I don't have my own area at home to work. I usually bounce between the living room couch, the back room couch, and my bed. I don't have a desk at work. I have an office that I share…

Be Original

Twitter is getting on my nerves lately. I have a few "followers" that just retweet random tweets of mine. A few times I was just like Why are you retweeting that post? What does that have to do with your audience, your demographic? Then I went to their Twitter page.... All they do is retweet…

New Background and a Brand?!?

My oldest two kids came up with the name "Two Oats" while we were camping one night. I ran with it without a clue of what I could really do with such a name. Turns out it's more than a name. They gave me a brand that I could lump all of my work under.…

End Game Number

Financial freedom. That's the absolute American dream, isn't it? There are hundreds of books to help you achieve it. Podcasts more your thing? I typed in "financial freedom podcast" and got over 2 million hits. Dave Ramsey built a whole EMPIRE on charging people to find their financial freedom. I'm not even going into the…