Get Some Rest


It’s ironic that after a tough day it can be hard to get to sleep. Our minds sometimes refuse to slow down. Personally, I hate laying in bed with my brain running like a gerbil on an exercise wheel. This can happen at odd times – most often when the day was eventful but sometimes

Potpourri For Fall Fragrance


The sense of smell can evoke powerful memories. One whiff of a familiar aroma can transport us to another place and time. Researchers have found that when we first smell something the information is stored in our brain’s memory cortex. It’s also passed to the brain’s limbic system that controls emotions, memory, and behavior. With

Static-Busting Simmering Potpourri

Oranges and Spices

Between the winter winds that dries everything and the indoor heating static builds up everywhere. Turning on a light switch can be a startling experience. The wool sweaters we favor when it gets chilly only aggravate the situation. And if you forget to add softener to the weekly laundry – watch out! Well, you can’t

Pearls of Wisdom

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

— Jack London


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