Declined: A (Self)Love Story

  I was getting a jump on cooking dinner when I got a notification that I had a new email. Normally, I would glance at my lock screen to see who it was from and make a mental note to check it later. But this ended up being different. It wasn’t just one of those […]

A Smudging Primer

Gather round friends. It’s time to talk some Conjure. Here’s my quick rundown on Smudging. image source It’s said that the average adult washes their hands about 8 times a day. The same average adult showers between 3 and 7 times a week. Obviously, being clean is important. But what about the spiritual part of […]

Conjure and Coffee Recommends: Podcasts

This is the first post in what I hope will become a frequent series where I throw out some recommendations for things I love. I tend to get a little excited about things I’m into. Think Redbull infused fangirl meeting Nathan Fillion at a convention excited. So I wanted to share some of that excitement […]

My Thoughts On Saint Patrick’s Days

I’m writing this on the evening of St. Patrick’s Day 2018. Instead of going out and taking part in the merriment, I’m at home writing in my pjs. The kids are in bed, a crime show is playing at a low volume and I’m trying to decide if I should have a post-dinner snack. For […]

7 Ways to Kick Anxiety’s Ass

*The following is not and should not be used in place of medical advice. If you need help, please see your doctor or a mental health professional.These are just personal habits I’ve had success with.* Back in the early 00s, I was a wide-eyed, overworked, scared to death college freshman. In my very Mickey Mouse […]

“But You Know It’s Fake,Right?”

Childhood, Pro Wrestling, and Being a Mark Back before “sports entertainment” was a thing, my dad ran an independent wrestling company. Think less Vince McMahon and more flea market Jim Cornette. He’d book shows in high school gyms, bingo halls, auction barns, basically anywhere that had space for a 16x16ft ring.  Because of that, I […]