Monthly Archive: January 2017

4 Steps To curiouser and curiouser via Pinterest

“What a strange world we live in”, said Alice in the novel Alice In  Wonderland. Published in 1865 as written by the English mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. The story tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar creatures which captivate her with their  human traits.  It is considered to be one of the best …

A Bag By Any Other Name….Mary Frances Bag

A woman’s purse, handbag or her pocketbook, whatever you choose to call it, has undeniable allure.  Do you feel a woman is defined by the type of bag she carries or by the  logo or lack of?  Designers, advertisers and retail moguls sure hope that we will buy into this idea.  Some change their purses seasonally, while others match daily to their outfit or their mood..  There are …

Simple Abundance, A Daybook of Comfort and Joy by Sarah Ban Breathnach

The holidays have ended. We rejoice that family and friends surrounded our tables to celebrate love and friendship. With the new year, we take time to pause with our countless resolutions. Are they ever fulfilled? Sarah Ban Breathnach, author of Simple Abundance, offers her readers another approach to a new year. As women, we find ourselves the keeper of homes, schedules, work, commitments to family …

Amazon Gift Card-The Gift of Giving in Today’s World

In the seventeenth century the French poet and dramatist Pierre Corneille  said, “The manner of Giving is worth more than the gift”.  I wonder what thoughts Mr. Corneille would have regarding our 21st century  gift giving practices. Each season we are faced with opportunities to give a gift.  You may choose to adhere to modern day etiquette rules that govern  gift giving  or have found that you are best to follow …

Relax – There are no wrong life paths

Teri has been thinking about this New Year, 2017 and the various life paths we choose or in some cases stumbled down.  Her personal path can be measured in literal miles as it has taken her  from the East Coast to  the West Coast and finds her now solidly grounded in the Midwest, obsessed with farming of all things!  Moving and living in very different regions in the US has provided her with a …