Amanda O’Brien Obituary | Amanda and her daughter, Devon | It has been a month since Amanda died and I feel physically sick with grief. The week that I knew she was going to die, I got an EKG. My chest hurt so bad. The doctor said my heart was fine for something that felt […]
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With Halloween around the corner, I wanted to share a recipe for the coolest glow-in-the-dark slime. Instead of adding glow-in-the-dark paint to the basic recipe, I wanted to add glow in the dark objects to clear slime to see what would happen. I found candy skulls and bones sprinkles (the kind used to decorate cakes) […]
| Amanda O’Brien | Even though it has been 10 days since my sister died, the scent of burnt sage still lingers in my nose. I would have imagined by now that it would have dissipated, but every time I inhale I get a whiff of smoke. It’s smoke mixed with other things, like the […]
DIY Paper Weight I’m super excited to show you my latest project! This DIY paper weight was so easy to make and I could not be any happier with the results. I was in a local Connecticut store and saw some adorable paper weights (the colorful geometric pattern caught my eye) and it inspired me to […]
| My mother and me in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica | This is the third of three posts about being the daughter of a narcissistic mother. The first post is HERE, the second post is HERE. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. A Play in Three Acts by Sarah O’Brien. Act Three: The […]