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
I’m not a big makeup fanatic. I just enjoy looking my best each day and maybe dolling myself up a bit on special occasions. And okay I’ll admit as the birthday candles tick upward each year I find more things needing attention. And so I find myself using more things. As in makeup type things. I’m … More Not your garden variety depotting
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
That’s the slogan for Tassot Apiaries, a family-run beekeeping business located at the aptly named Buzzing Acres Farms in Hunterdon County, NJ. The Tassots produce high quality, chemical free, raw honey and other bee products such as hand-made beeswax candles and soaps. Their products are sold at their honeybee farm as well as farmers’ markets, … More Turning Flowers Into Gold
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!!
So I’ve been meaning to try this home made foaming face wash for quite a while. Its simple ingredients appealed to me, and it just so happened I had them all on hand! Only thing I didn’t have was a small foaming dispenser. I purchased an inexpensive foaming face wash at the store, used it … More Essential Oil Face Wash
This post is about curly hair products, but doesn’t contain any reviews. It’s just about my observation of how cute and witty many of the products aimed at curly girls are. Some of these products I’ve used, some I love, some I intend to try and some I’m not familiar with at all. Check out these … More Curly Girls Have More Fun!
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
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