Author: Amy Kobos

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White Squirrel Soaps Store Coming Soon!

Six months ago, my research and classes began on how to make cold-process soaps.  I was still working my day job, so I couldn’t fully commit to the everyday hands on soapmaking experience.  Since...

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Can Empathy Be Hazardous to Your Health?

I felt guilty.  I felt not deserving.  I felt that if I sacrificed my emotional needs to please everyone else that I would gain self-worth.  I didn’t know any better because I thought sacrificing...

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The Eye of the Frog at Duke Gardens

Instead of kissing frogs, I photograph frogs… There’s something about nature in the wet that I’m very attracted to. Perhaps it makes everything look so alive.  I’m so mesmerized with biology. Photography:  Amy Kobos...

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Blooming Spring at Duke Gardens

Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina is one of my favorite botanical gardens to visit.  It’s a photographer’s delight as well as a destination to cleanse your mind, body, and soul. Photography:  Amy Kobos...

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Succulents at the Biltmore House

I’ve been a little obsessed with succulents lately.  They are magical looking plants which look like they should be found in the rainforest but can be found in a desert. Photography:  Amy Kobos Location:  Biltmore...

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This Beet Smoothie Will Boost Your Sexual Health!

I’m a lover of beets, and there’s something special about my beet smoothie recipe other than it’s typical health benefits – IT’S GREAT FOR SEX! Why not take advantage of it? Chickabowbow. INGREDIENTS (serves...

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How Do You Measure Self-Worth?

“The true measurement of self-worth is not how a person feels about his/her positive experiences, but rather how he/she feels about his/her negative experiences” – Mark Manson from The Subtle Art of Not Giving...