Author Archives: haileerustad

About haileerustad

I love everything. I do things differently. Tending to avoid conformity. Accepting unknown adventure whenever its presented. My mission is to live, let life flow through me with endless energy. Exciting and empowering others to find their natural happiness. As life is, all perception.

A walk with Joan

Today has been a true and real struggle. Last Thursday my aunt Joan passed away, too soon, after living for 65 glorious years. I choose to honor her by speaking, alongside my sisters. I post this today, here because she … Continue reading

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Life utensils!

Over the plastic, meaningless kitchen gadgets.  We are.  So we’re taking re-purposed beetle kill pine (dead wood laying on the forest floor) and giving it life. After a few magic maneuvers….waaaalaah!  Find them and more handmade smore sticks at kabbageandhugs.com … Continue reading

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S’more the merrier!

These s’more sticks are changing my life.  In many amazing ways!  From campfire stories to daytime creations of hundreds.  Kari and I make and sell these through our business Kabbage and Hugs.  And now people ask us about them on … Continue reading

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Kabbage and Hugs

Started a new life endeavor just days ago and it’s already been an incredibly awesome journey.   My friend, roommate, adventure buddy,…Kari and I have started a small business opportunity called Kabbage and Hugs. Kabbage and Hugs is our outlet … Continue reading

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Fun things to do in Seattle

When traveling to new cities for fun, it’s imperative to dive in like a local and experience why everyone who lives there, lives there. For Seattlites, explaining why Seattle is so great is easy, especially when it’s sunny outside.  After … Continue reading

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The importance of knowledge.

TED Talks. Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong Documentary ‘I AM’ By Tom Shadyac Overview Project.

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Scraps to something

Working on taking a piece of scrap wood from my dads shop and making it into something of use.  Here are a few of the creations:

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