Magnificent Monday

Hiya lovelies its MONDAY!! YAY wait, what? Monday AND YAY you ask? YES!  its MONDAY! YAY I LOVE MONDAYS.   Mondays are my favorite.  The clean slate of a fresh new week, let alone day is always a large feel good for me!  I just love loading my week up with gratitude and intentions.  I adore…

Well Done Wednesday

Its Well Done Wednesday gosh, when I woke up, I wondered if this day was going to be a drag and then it popped into my head. WHAT? NO WAY!! its Well Done Wednesday! how could it be a drag? it can’t! Why, because the single intent of Wednesday is to be Well Done! unlike…

Plant A Beauty Garden

I know people who have rose gardens…jealous I know people who have vegetable gardens. me memememeeeeeee I have seen cactus gardens, and I have seen herb gardens. Ever consider planting a beauty garden? What do I mean by that? I was asked recently for help and ideas in creating a simple garden for a new…

Hibiscus – more than just a beautiful flower

Happy Tuesday Nature Lovers! Any Game of Thrones Fans out there still recovering from the end of the show? Any thoughts?? Sigh I spent a good amount of time this weekend chasing toddlers, soothing newborns, driving with my pre-teen and making batches of make-up & skin care products since I was about out of everything…

The Battle of the Shave Gel

most of us shave some parts here and there some of the time, some of us a lot of the time, all of us who do, have felt that dryness, tenderness or rashiness afterwards at one time or another,… maybe. I make my mister an after shave gel that immediately became MY favorite face serum….

a few thoughts about flying

**this isn’t a post about rosey facial cream or my favorite recipe for veggie dehydrated crackers (but ohhhhh that does sound delicious)** I woke up early this morning with a head a full buzz and ideas and satisfaction and excitement and it was all I could to run and find my iPad.  I needed to…

Luscious Shimmer Sticks

Helloooo Lovelies Well yesterday was a Mama day while I was home caring for my youngin’ and his sprained ankle. poor babe. We had a long morning at the Urgent Care getting x-rays and what-nots; so after some food I got him settled down onto the couch, snacks and Netflix. Perfect storm for Mama to…

Hibiscus Appreciation

Hiya peeps. While I have been hyper obsessed with my newest rose blooms, I was ignoring my own organic home-grown gorgeous hibiscus blossoms. WHAAAA der I drink Hibiscus tea, use it in hair teas, and have tried many times to extract the deep red / pink color for, uh, my hair and makeup trials. While…

Rosepetal harvest time

  Well it happened!  My first batch of rose blossoms have faded and that may seem sad but actually, aside from getting all the picutures I wanted, and a ton of whiffs as I passed by,  NOW I have harvested, rinsed and laid them out to dry!  OH GOODIE!!! I like to find a pretty…

Don’t you just love it….

dont ya just love it…. when you wake up and the day is free. when everyone is smiling and the day is easy the day your children are born (if you have them) when you accomplish a long savored goal!  Let’s Celebrate~ how excited your kids are when you say the words:  ZOO, BEACH, BAY,…