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What's your Morning Coffee Routine?

I'm an early riser, but a little slow to get going. So, I sit down with a cup of coffee and ease into the day.  I'd like to tell you I spend these quiet moments writing morning pages or reading something by an author known for their descriptive prose ... but honestly I'm mostly scrolling twitter and trying to make a coherent to-do list. Hey, at least I'm drinking coffee out of a mug with a comfortable handle and a cozy curved side. When I remember to stop and appreciate these little things, then I know it's going to be a good day. Want to have a similar cozy vibe in the morning? Get your own 8oz Teal Mug in...

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I Used to Be An Interior Designer ...

... but when I was getting my degree, I had an instructor say to me "I bet you'll find a way to combine your passion for interior design and clay." And I think I've finally found a way to do that. When I started making pots, I immediately knew I wanted to make simple dinnerware. Nothing you'd consider "fine art". Definitely functional pottery. But it took me a long time to convince myself this was a worthwhile pursuit.  You see, when I sit down to throw a batch of vases or cups, I feel deeply peaceful. And I want the things I make to cary that peace out into the wider world, and eventually into your home. I think I've figured out how...

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