I re-post this here from Aleteia so that it is shared and so that I have it to refer back to. The perspective of these four fashion icons on what makes a woman truly stand out is affirming and inspirational to me personally as I hope it will be for you. Several fashion icons, among … More Elegance

Favorite Things

Well the title certainly brings the song to mind…I can hear Julie Andrews as Maria in The Sound of Music… Raindrops on roses And whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things I can appreciate her list of favorite … More Favorite Things

Bath cleaning bliss!!

At our house the hubby and I share in the cleaning duties. He’s responsible for the vacuuming and mopping of the kitchen floor, which is an expansive area that encompasses the mudroom and foyer, as well as cleaning our master bathroom and the hall bath used by our boys. He used to also vacuum the staircase and … More Bath cleaning bliss!!

Gray, Gray, Go Away

And don’t come back another day… Okay, we both know you will. And I suppose I shouldn’t complain, because if you didn’t come back that would be bad. It would mean my curly tresses were either gone (which is bad) or not growing (not good). At least I’ve found a way to deal with you… … More Gray, Gray, Go Away

Going Natural

I’ve been moving over the past few years toward a more natural, organic and holistic life. It began with a concern about the level of pesticides in fruits and vegetables. I hated the idea of striving to eat healthy and suspecting that I was taking in more harmful chemicals. Somewhere along the line I came … More Going Natural