Category Archives: beauty

10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out

“Mid-way through a recent group exercise class, the teacher lost me. She didn’t lose me because of some complicated step sequence or insanely long set of burpees; I mentally checked out because of a few words she kept saying over … Continue reading

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Throw Away Your Mirror.

Close your eyes and see the beauty. ~Author Unknown

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Kiss the Grass

“When we walk like (we are rushing) we print anxiety and sorrow on the earth. We have to walk in a way that we only print peace and serenity on the earth… Be aware of the contact between your feet … Continue reading

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Snowscape 101

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Why would I want to smell like sushi?

In the search to find unique gifts for myself, I typed upon a truly original line of fragrances, Demeter. The founders of this fragrance library work by the (slightly altered) motto “…to revive memories and take you back through time…” The … Continue reading

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Natural Therapy

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth               find resources of strength                    that will endure  …as long as life lasts”   ~Rachel Carson   Have you been too busy to notice? http://1000awesomethings.com/2012/02/28/38-earth/ Related articles Rhetorical Analysis of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring … Continue reading

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Look What God Can Do

“This is the best tree-lovers monument that could possibly be found in all the forests of the world.”                                                                       ~  John Muir   Lesley Carter captured nature’s beauty.  See it here. Related articles Creation, Conservation, and John Muir (jlue.wordpress.com)

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Nailing Winter in Style

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It’s Cocktail Bling. Duh

He stared at my nails with a “What were you thinking?”  kind of look. (Yes, my husband, but he doesn’t like me writing about him so let’s just leave it anonymous). “Gray?”  He asked with an <I have no clue … Continue reading

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Food at my Fingertips

As I continue on the fast track to hell in the world of holiday food binges,  I have discovered yet a new craving.  Fingerfood Jewelry~ Take a look! I have a favorite, the avocado earings; not a sweet or tasteful fashion statement, … Continue reading

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