Hi! I’m Kim and this blog is a space to talk about reading, natural wellness, running a small business, creativity, gluten free/dairy free eating, music, and local happenings.

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 husband, Alan, with whom I share life and perform in our musical duo, The Inner Crazy. (We were married in February 2019 and are hopelessly in love.)

In the past three years, I’ve transitioned from homeschooling mom to aromatherapist/small business owner. As of January 2019, I completed my Level 1 Aromatherapy Certification through the New York School of Aromatic Studies and am studying their second level course. This training allows me to teach aromatherapy classes and provide consultation services to clients. (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

HSP (Highly Sensitive Person) Training

7 Steps to Embody the Gifts of Your Sensitivity (currently studying)

Social Media Marketing

Hootesuite Social Marketing Training Course (completed May 2018)


New York Institute of Aromatic Studies Clinical Aromatherapy Certification Course (Currently studying)

New York Institute of Aromatic Studies Foundations of Aromatherapy Course (January 2019)

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)