Maven to Know: Eudahnas Crutchfield

Local business owner, Eudahnas Crutchfield is whipping up unique and delicious scents through her company, Moth to a Flame Candles.
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Bates-Hendricks local, Eudahnas Crutchfield, is both analytical and creative. By day, she is an operating room educator, and by night, a candle creator for her company, Moth to a Flame Candles. She whips up yummy smelling candles like her scents Gingerbread and Jungle Juice. Tell us more, Eudahnas!

My Maven Superpower is … I’m multifaceted.

Self-care habits I swear by … Naps! Naps are biblical!

My first job was … Shampoo girl at a hair salon when I was a preteen. My first paycheck came from McDonald’s, though.

The best career advice I can offer is Money matters, but your mental health matters more. If you find a career that you love, keeps you sane AND pays well, you’ve hit the jackpot.

I feel most confident when … I’m rested. 

Best book I’ve read lately … The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama.

A purchase I’ve been loving lately … I love new items, but I really dig my staples. My camouflage jackets from Fly’s Nest are my go-to accents for just about everything I wear. Now, featured items go fast, so if you see something, snag it!

The thing I’ve been binging lately is … Always true crime series and flicks. Always!

The skill I most want to learn is… How to play my acoustic guitar.

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Something I’d like to celebrate is… I launched a business about a year ago, and I’m hanging tough!

What’s next for me is… I want to tap more into my creative side and who I am outside of my professional life and my business. I’m great with words, and I love to inspire. I love fashion, too, so maybe a fashion blog or a lifestyle blog. I want to share more of the ‘me’ you guys haven’t experienced.

Success looks like… Success is a mindset.  It’s not monetary. It’s not superficial.  Success is a feeling, and it’s not one thing. We experience success more times than we acknowledge.  Sometimes I consider just waking up and getting out of bed a success. I consider clearing my desk before I leave on a Friday afternoon successful. I believe in celebrating small victories, and small victories make me successful.


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