My road to Etsy has been a winding one. An artist in search of a medium for as long as I can recall, I sought to find a meaningful, yet practical balance in the career world. As licensed cosmetologist with umpteen years of retail experience, at 25 years old, I decided to get serious about school and went on to obtain two master's degrees; one in Educational Psychology and another in Counseling. For years I was a school psychologist, working with kids with special needs. While meaningful, the job was stressful though and job burnout set in. Once more, I found myself searching for creative fulfillment, which led me to a side endeavor in memoir writing. My shop name, "The SunnyBee" is based on my pen name "Sunny" and my real name, Melissa, which means "honeybee."
Before eloping, I combed Etsy for a classic yet unique, natural bouquet, which would be a lasting heirloom from my...
- Born on January 16
- Joined August 8, 2011