Change is inevitable...Change is good...

Life has taught me to accept change.  Some changes come on fast and furious and others happen with deliberate planning and vision.  Change is inevitable and change is good.  Change moves us in directions that may give us pause or instill anxiousness.  Change can also bring on such a strong level of excitment and hope that you wonder why you didn't see it sooner....

"Squares n Soap"

Sharing the funny parts of my life could fill a book...this one in particular is truly share-worthy.  There are also soap updates and upcoming happenings...come on inside....

Soap | Linen | Bread.....

Time is precious these days at the JoanMarie | Company blog.  It may seem quieter than normal on the surface lately but as the old saying goes..."still water runs deep"...

Scent Branding | Part III

As I was gathering notes for this third and final post on scent branding, I was drawn to this image I had taken last winter.  This simple word, JOY, sums up the entire process...

Scent Branding | Part I

One of the many parts of owning and running a small business and blog as a "one woman show" is the fact that all creative decisions come from one source - me.  This is equally exciting as well as challenging.  Since I tend to over-think virtually every decision I make, when a decision is made, I feel fully confident to see it through.  The latest business decision involved "scent branding"....