Monthly Archives: August 2009

Wisdom of the Moon

Wendy over at Wisdom of the Moon makes these gorgeous Aromatherapy Lotus Necklaces. She sells them for $32 plus shipping on Etsy. The beads are made from white stoneware, the glazes are non toxic and lead free. The glaze is not just for looks, it is also used to protect your skin and clothing from… Continue Reading

The Scent of Memories

Photo Credit: Audreyjm Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.- Diane Ackerman Oh, our wonderful sense of smell. It lets us know when the baby’s diaper is dirty or when our husbands ate something they… Continue Reading

Dark Fever Book Review

Photo Credit: Lepiaf Geo Dark Fever is the first in Karen Marie Moning’s Fever series. Now, this particular series is not for the faint of heart, or those who are impatient. I for one love the series, it is quite dark and complicated. After reading the book, you will understand; for the book will leave… Continue Reading

Make Friends

Photo Credit: Sir Mervs You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. -Dale Carnegie Being interested in other people is important. Not only to make friends, but to grow as a person. If you… Continue Reading

Are You a Rainbow?

Photo Credit: Torley “Last night you said you wanted to know what to expect so you could better select your attire. I told you we were going to visit a vampire in a Goth-den tonight. Why, then, Ms. Lane, do you look like a perky rainbow?” -Barrons (from Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning) Are you… Continue Reading

Keeping a Journal

Photo Credit: Lisa Yarost Do you keep a journal? If you don’t, I would highly recommend starting one. There are many benefits to keeping a journal. The most obvious is that when you are old and having recollection issues, you can pick up your old journal and remember:) Seriously though, writing in a journal is… Continue Reading

Poems Are Not Just For Poets

Photo Credit: John Althouse Cohen We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words-John Fowles So we can not all be poets, who cares! Do you remember writing silly poems when you were in school, because you had to? Only to bring them home as prized possessions because… Continue Reading

Cold Brewed Coffee

Photo Credit: Galant I will be the first to admit that I am not a big coffee drinker. Of course, I love the smell, and the extra energy. But the stomach ache, not so much. Well, cold brewed coffee, seems to be what I needed. It comes with the great taste, but not the acids… Continue Reading

Have you laughed today?

Photo Credit: Untitled Blue Mosquitoes remind us that we are not as high up on the food chain as we think -Tom Wilson Okay, so today’s Quote of the Day made me laugh out loud. Not to mention, where I live those little mosquitoes are very annoying! They make it really hard to do anything… Continue Reading

Just Let Go

Let us read and let us dance – two amusements that will never do any harm to the world. -Voltaire Photo Credit: Lauren Manning Do you like to get lost in a good book? Or, do you prefer to dance it out? It depends on my mood as to which method I choose. For example,… Continue Reading