Stacy Tornio

Stacy Tornio lives in Milwaukee in a modern bungalow, complete with a porch, rocking chairs, and a little free library out front. She loves gardening, no matter how big or small the space is. And she loves planning vacations around national parks.
How I Bought a Modern Bungalow on a Writer’s Budget
I’ve dreamed of owning my own home for as long as I can remember. Looking at real estate listings is a hobby for me, and house-hunting shows make me blissfully happy. In reality, though? Buying a home just didn’t seem possible as a single woman in my 30s with a fluctuating income. But then again, I like a challenge. And I’ve always admired this quote from Alice in Wonderland: “Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Oct 3, 2023
What Happened to My Mind & Body When I Quit My Phone for a Week
Everyone seems to be talking about “kids these days” and their addiction to technology. Yet, where’s the accountability for adults? With many of us checking our phones up to 85 times a day, it feels like we could all use a bit of an intervention. So this is exactly what I decided to do. I vowed to give up my phone for a week with just three simple rules: 1. No cell phone or social media for a week in any way. 2. No cheating. 3. Seriously, no cheating.
May 3, 2019