Monthly Archive: March 2017

Beauty and the Beast-“I want adventure in the great wide somewhere”

It is late March and yet Spring feels very distant. Except for a brief warm day – literally one, followed in typical fashion by a good old fashioned mid-winter storm lasting several days our weather has be cold and dank and dreary.  Fortune smiles on us when opportunity presents valid reasons to stay indoors, we think.  Yeah, yeah it is a sure bet that spring …

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Seasons of Sisterhood-March Book Club Review With the spring comes new life, the delightful chirpings of the birds returning and the handsome beauty of flowers, with their exquisite colors and wafting scents, teasing our senses. We celebrate a new beginning. In the story The Language of Flowers, we find a young lady, our main character Victoria Jones, escaping the trials of this life and connecting …

Vintage Glamour Shots – The Original Kodak Girl

Vintage Glamour shots were not the Selfies of today. We are now in the digital age. A selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or camera phone held at arm’s length by the subject, or taken in a mirror.  These images are often casual and shared on social networking services such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.  Photographic self-portraiture is a …

Massage Envy-Total Body Care

Not very long ago being pampered with regular massage therapy was reserved for the wealthy.  Massage Envy believes that regular massages and facials aren’t a luxury.  They’re an integral part of your bodies well-being and they make therapeutic massage services and skin care solutions accessible to more than 1.65 million members in franchised locations across the United States.  Members are interested in feeling healthy and supporting …

Celebrate March Birthdays with Daffodils

The daffodil is the March birth flower.  Also known as Jonquil or Narcissus and because of their long association with lent, the “Lent Lily”.   Symbolic of new beginnings and re-birth they are majestic as a singular bloom and are truly grandiose assembled as a large congregation.   The 18th century poet William Wordsworth captured their essence in I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud: I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, …