Travel: Exploring Trier’s Christmas Market

Last weekend, I, alone with an acquaintance, visited Trier, Germany. This blog is about this brief Saturday afternoon frolick throught Trier’s Christmas Market. It’s December, and I find myself in Germany, a country known for the most commonly understood stereotypical scenes of Christmas misery and bliss. Christmas isn’t my favorite holiday, but to be honest,…

Travel: My Weekend in Iceland (The Land of Fire & Ice)

At the beginning of December 2021, I visited Iceland, and I was happy to report that I had checked it off my bucket list. While the term bucket list has become somewhat cliché in my world, I know that some places are more than a list to be checked off. Iceland is one of the…

Tales: 6 Best Candle Companies + Candle Care Tips

I have a weakness for flowers and candles; it’s the kind of weakness that leaves me craving the visual and olfactory sensations that come from smelling well-made candles and seeing beautiful flowers on my table. So indulging in buying candles has taught me a thing or two about burning them and what scents work best…