Hi! I’m Kim and this blog is a space to talk about reading, writing, music, art, creativity, local happenings, running a small business, healthy eating and natural living.

I live in the Finger Lakes region of NY in a rambling 1857 Greek Revival house with a breathtaking view of Cayuga Lake. I’m the mother of two talented, lovely teens: a son and a daughter. I adore my fiancé, Alan, with whom I share life and perform in our musical duo, The Inner Crazy.

In the past two years, I’ve transitioned from homeschooling mom to small business/Etsy shop owner and student. As of May 2018, I am studying for my Level 1 Aromatherapy Certification as well as taking courses in Business/Marketing at Lynda.com. (Please see below for current info on my education.) I’m hoping readers find my blog to be a positive place where we can learn and grow together.


Ongoing Education

Social Media Marketing

Hootesuite Social Marketing Training Course (completed May 2018)


Aromahead Institute’s Aromatherapy for Natural Living Class (March 2018)

New York Institute of Aromatic Studies Introduction to Aromatherapy Course (March 2018)

Aromahead Institute’s webinar How to Use Essential Oils in Your Everyday Life (February 2018)

Tisserand Institute’s How Essential Oils Work in the Body mini-course (February 2018)


Tompkins Cortland Community College AA in Humanities (1998)