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New Year’s Eve

Well, it is that time again... the last day of the year.  This day brings many different emotions for so many people. A fun night out with friends at a fancy gathering, or at a great concert, maybe hoping for a kiss at midnight, staying home in pjs and just binge watching tv (this is… Continue reading New Year’s Eve

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Almost Christmas

Well it’s 5 days before Christmas have you finished shopping?: I haven't . Just a few more gifts to pick up!! I love this time of year!  The lights, the parties and seeing the excitement on the children's faces! My girls are all grown up...I miss them being small - but now I have an… Continue reading Almost Christmas

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Getting Ready for the Week

Today i went grocery shopping for the week ahead.  With the holiday season upon us i try to fill my house with some healthy options.  There are so many treats at work and holiday parties it is hard to keep on a healthy track at this time of year.  The plan is to do some… Continue reading Getting Ready for the Week

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Mesmerizing Candle Light

  It has been said that the effects of candles can help to sooth our soul.  That the illumination of the candle light helps to reduce stress.  I don’t know how scientific this is but I know that when I turn off all my lights and light some candles I instantly feel more relaxed.  It… Continue reading Mesmerizing Candle Light

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Scents for the Home

This week as I captured different images - all the beautiful colors of fall - the transition to Winter  - I feel the need to not only absorb and enjoy the outdoors as much as possible but make my home warm and inviting (cozy) as we get ready to hibernate. Certain scents trigger memories associated… Continue reading Scents for the Home