Meet our #NobleBabe Stacy Sullivan— @stacysullivan_, creative and mama to Skyler (Age 3) based in San Antonio, Texas sharing her favorite daily rituals and tips towards sustainability.
Give us the scoop on your morning routine, how do you like to set the tone for your day: I’m usually the first to be up in the mornings by around 8am! I start each morning with a good skin care routine, then move into the kitchen and begin the process for a pour over. I really enjoy this part of my morning with windows cracked, listening to the birds singing outside and having fresh coffee aromas in the air. Afterwards, I’ll move into the living room and catch up on some reading until Skyler is up for the day. I find that setting the tone for my days with peacefulness prepares me best for busy days!
From photography to specialty coffee you have a lot of creative driven interests, what has you most inspired lately? I find most inspiration lately through splashes of color in my surroundings and having fresh flowers in the kitchen consistently to brighten up my moods. Feeling those little boosts of serotonin truly get my creative vibes flowing as well as getting lost in some current books and truly tapping into a great story that makes me feel motivated to try new things!
You often speak about the importance of sustainability, has motherhood impacted your journey towards a sustainably conscious lifestyle? I think as with so many other things, my sustainability journey has been a series of adapting. I believe motherhood has given me a more realistic mindset and approach around how important effort is most of all! This journey is often imperfect and it’s messy at times but I find joy in these efforts, big or small and implementing sustainability habits around some of Skylers playtime where she can take something from it as well! Sustainability challenges in motherhood are always welcomed and it’s important for me to always be mindful that any effort is good effort. In adjusting this mindset, this journey has become more enjoyable when setting realistic expectations for us.
What advice can you offer fellow parents interested in creating sustainable habits for the whole family? Allow yourself to make mistakes along the way! We often expect perfection in our journeys but that is unrealistic and often times discouraging when trying to achieve that. Get creative with what you’ve got! It’s so fun to include the family in sustainable crafts using things that are most likely already in your home! Having reusables that Skyler can bring along in her bag when we are out and about has made her enjoy using them and she remembers to ask for them when we make a trip somewhere. It really helps to have these items easily accessible for everyone to just grab and go!
Favorite activity you & Skyler enjoy best together to get out and about? We love picking up a favorite pasta dish to share together and taking a trip to our local plant nursery! Taking plenty of walks together and being able to enjoy some fresh air while enjoying a good dose of sunlight keeps us feeling lifted! Love being able to snap some photos of Skyler along the way on our little girl dates together and truly embracing her this little each moment I get!
We have to know, any great podcasts or books you've been enjoying lately? I’ve really been enjoying a few different books by Stephen King lately and recently finished one called “This Close to Okay” by Leesa Cross-Smith that had me drawn in since the first couple of pages! When I’m cooking in the kitchen, I also like to catch up on a weekly podcast series by Demi Lovato called 4D where they discuss topics anywhere from experiences and movements with activism to conversations on all things within the LGBTQ+ community. I love hearing from so many voices and really learning and feeling like I truly resonate a lot with them through this.
Stacy wearing the Fia Dress as a top in Lavender (Size 4Y).
How do you & Skyler like to style your Noble Playwear pieces best? We love comfort the most and truly love how simple and versatile each piece from Noble Carriage is! Whether we have a busy day or one where we just want to lounge around at home, our Noble Carriage pieces are sure to provide the comfort and flexibility that we need! I love adding a nice vintage jacket over my pieces as well as pairing them with different accessories to give a different look each time! Playing with these pieces has been so fun for us!
Follow Stacy here at @stacysullivan_