The Pursuit of Presence: The Past

Chelsey Crafts The Pursuit of Presence Series

One undeniable factor affecting your relationship with this present moment is your relationship with your past. It would be ignorant to pursue the present moment without taking into account how you got here. One thing my Dad said to me when I was young that stuck with me was “Think of your life like you […]

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Orange and Almond Bliss Balls (v, gf, rsf)

Vegan Orange and Almond Bliss Balls - Chelsey Crafts

When I started this blog 4 years ago it was mainly to use this space as an outlet for creative expression. Over the years, and the 163 blog posts, I have been surprised and even touched by the connections made possible thanks to the blogging community. Today I want to take the time to express how much […]

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4 Ways to Remember a Loved Companion Animal

After 11 years, with a painfully heavy heart, it’s time to say goodbye to my Leonardo Da Pucci – AKA Lance, Dimebag Barrel, The Ninja Turtle, The Bean. It’s hard to imagine life without a loved one, although taking the time to say goodbye and having something to remember them by definitely helps. There are […]

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Three things that are making me happy

Along this blissful, challenging, exciting, rhythmic adventure it helps to stop now and again to appreciate moments of happiness, however small they may be. I have been feeling myself falling into that typical mid-winter slump and I am doing everything I can to try to keep balanced. I know it’s natural to ebb and flow. I guess […]

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Down to Earth, Hawaii

With 5 stores dotted around Hawaii, Down to Earth is Hawaii’s leading retailer for healthy organic food and groceries as well as community events such as cooking classes, information sessions and dance classes. One of the foodie highlights of Hawaii for me was a trip to Down to Earth, Kailua. I could have spent hours looking at […]

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DIY Travel Diary

DIY Travel Diary - Chelsey Crafts

“Traveling – It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller” – Ibn Battuta Whether traveling near or far it is always nice to have something tangible to capture those memorable moments from your travels. Enter the travel diary. With trips to Tasmania, Queensland and Waikiki earlier this year and a big trip planned to […]

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