Rock (Arm) Candy

Rock (Arm) Candy

Like any child given the opportunity, I was madly in love with rock candy. Uh, d’uh, Julia. What’s not to love? It’s sugar on a stick. Beyond that, I adored how it looked. The jagged edges, the translucency, the sparkle… It was like the geode I had in my room, except I could eat it. That’s a magical combination. As a bill-paying … Keep reading…

Hometown Pride

Hometown Pride

As of late, I am full of hometown pride; new businesses are coming, friends are working to improve the area’s music scene, and my high school art department even won a massive grant. Springfield, Ill., for the win! As I’ve been stuck on Springfield, it seemed like the perfect time to share my new Illinois-inspired necklace from Jenny Present. I met Jenny … Keep reading…