I’m Ella Boleynn.
indie crafter, small business owner, freelance writer, graphic designer, poet, frugal living ninja, nerdfighter
I am an idealist (INFP), and I believe that there is good in all people – but I’ve seen enough of the world to know that it isn’t always the most visible…
Now, I’m living my happily ever after – building a successful indie craft brand with the love of my life and helping other small business owners make their dreams come true. My life is nothing like I would have imagined it a decade ago, but it is so much richer than I realized it could be. Recovery from trauma is a life-long battle, and it’s one I believe we all fight daily. May we heal together through words and genuine connection.
My qualifications range from published poems and conference presentations to my grandmother’s glowing reviews and a young author’s trophy from the first grade.
I’m Living in Retrospect.
Living in Retrospect – (v.) looking to the past for inspiration you can use today
Living in Retrospect is a lifestyle blog dedicated to finding beauty in everyday life. It has changed dramatically through the years – as have I – as have you – as has all. I started the blog so that I could help others live more happily. Check out the categories below for some of my most-loved topics – at the time I originally organized everything in 2015. For a more up to date collection of my writings, visit the homepage.
Check out my favorite posts.
No matter the reason you need to save money on groceries, I am here to help! The following are all of my best tips to save money on groceries, and they are interwoven with my experience as a poor college student and young wife desperate to feed my new husband on a...
Calling all lonely romantics! I hope this post helps you see the beauty in yourself. Love yourself first.
You all know that something big has been going on in my life the past couple of months. If you know me at all in real life, then you already probably know what it is. But for the rest of you, I think I am finally in a place where I can talk about it. It's not that I...