Native to Knoxville, from a very young age I dreamed of being a hair stylist. I started my own salon over 5 years ago, and December 2019 moved to a home based business. I use only natural and organic based products, and provide a relaxing environment with one on one service.
Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
I’m a single mom with 2 grown daughters.
Q: Please tell us about your current, past, or future career. What do you love most about what you do?
I worked behind the chair in 3 different states then took time off to raise my kids. In 2011 I re-entered the hair industry as an educator. In 2014 I went back behind the chair in an Aveda salon and in 2015 started my own holistic salon. I love connecting with people and creating a spa like environment where women can come to be pampered and leave feeling refreshed.
Q: How long have you lived or worked in our community?
Over 50 years.
Q: Who is the most interesting person you’ve met here in our community?
I can’t think of any one person..I meet interesting people all the time.
Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?
Q: What is one of your favorite movies? TV shows?
Q: What advice would you give to people?
Life is a journey not a destination…enjoy where you are at in the way to where you are going.
Q: What is something on your bucket list?
I want to take my girls on a cruise.
Q: What is your go to band when you cant decide what to listen to?
Dan and Shay.
Q: What current or former local business makes you the most nostalgic about our community?
Earth Fare…it was the first health food store I ever went in.
Q: If you could choose anyone that is alive today and not a relative; with whom would you love to have lunch? Why? And where locally would y’all meet for this lunch?
Jesus…where doesn’t matter..why is personal.
Q: What is your favorite thing or something unique about our community?
Small town with a slightly progressive feel
Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 to 10 years?
Better than I am now.
Q: (Even for friends or family), what is something interesting that most people don’t know about you?
I am an introvert in an extroverts body.
Q: What is the most beautiful place you have ever been?
Q: Favorite month? favorite holiday? and best single day on the calendar?
Every day that I’m alive.
Q: What would you rate a 10 out of 10?
Being a mom.
Q: Who inspires you to be better?
God and my girls
Q: What is one or two of your favorite smells?
Peppermint and vanilla.
Q: Finally, what 3 words or phrases come to mind when you think of the word HOME?
Cozy, safe and love.