On Hold

Hi everyone. I’ve been doing some soul-searching lately, and although it makes me sad, I’ve decided to put Sweet and Sage on hold. I’m unable to keep up with the magazine posting schedule and still have time for my life coaching business, Sage Grayson Coaching. I just launched a new program called “The Editor Session” that’s all about editing out the draining parts of your life. Unfortunately, I decided to cut Sweet and Sage out of my life, at least {Read More}

You’re Not Alone

I just wanted to pop in today to let you know about a very special post I have on my life coaching website. It’s about my suicide attempt, and it may be a bit “heavy” for a post on Sweet and Sage, but I still hope you’ll check it out. How Trying to Kill Myself Saved My Life PS, thank you so much for those of you who are sticking around even after my last Letter From the Editor. I’ll {Read More}

Become Your Own Best Teacher

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This is a guest contribution from Anne Marchessault. “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” Winston Churchill I admit when I was younger I got more excited about the back-to-school shopping associated with a new school year than I did about any chemistry formulas, European wars, or Shakespeare sonnets to be learned. When all you’re after is that “A” grade, it is easy to lose sight of the opportunity to gain useful knowledge {Read More}

Book Review: 31 Days of Creative Homemaking for the Modern Day Woman

Today I’m pleased to review a brand new ebook from blogger Ashley Urke, the Domestic Fashionista. Ashley shares ideas for home décor, entertaining, and yummy meals on her blog, and she recently compiled her popular 31 Days series into a jam-packed resource, 31 Days of Creative Homemaking for the Modern Day Woman. This nearly 100-page beautifully designed ebook showcases Ashley’s unique take on homemaking. I consider myself a feminist, and I tend to bristle when I hear the terms homemaking {Read More}

Always Learning With Domestic Fashionista

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This is a guest contribution from Ashley Urke. Back when I was in college, I loved to learn but hated the work. Meeting requirements of reading, writing papers, and giving presentations set me on a road to dreading school. As I am quite a few years out of that beautiful day of graduating, I often still struggle with the idea of learning. It brings back too many bad memories of late nights and falling asleep in class. As I get {Read More}

Love, Learning, and Hot Yoga

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This is a guest contribution from Jordan Davis. I was gasping for new breath as I attempted to move into the downward dog position in a one hundred and five degree room; thoughts of regret and old, forbidden memories began to fill my head like violent waters gushing into an empty space. My breathing became shallower as each thought of every boy that ever walked into my life and broke my heart replayed in my head like an old familiar {Read More}