Love is Endless

 I’ve met him beforeI’m sure of it…. I said to myselfBut when and whereIt was a mystery.He seems so familiarWe’ve been intimate and moreI’ve kissed those lipsI just know itThose eyes that I loveHave gazed upon my face beforeThat laugh so much like airI crave his presenceI can’t go on without it.Your touch is comforting and oh so sensualBut we are strangersAren’t we?...more

Hanky Panky Eau de Parfum (2015) {New Perfume}

Hanky Panky Intimates, an American lingerie brand with a co-ed flair, will launch its debut fragrance called Hany Panky Eau de Parfum at the end of January 2015 right in time for Valentine's Day. The tag line is "Indulge your Inner Flirt."Read more atélène Wagner...more

Etat Libre d'Orange True Lust (2015) {New Perfume}

French niche brand Etat Libre d'Orange will launch a new fragrance from February 1, 2015 called True Lust, a double-entendre including a meta allusion to the fact that the new composition celebrates the erotic commingling of Putain des Palaces and Dangerous Complicity...Read more atélène Wagner...more

I heart love

As we learned in the colorful episode of The Powerpuff Girls, Mime for a Change...Love Makes the World Go 'Round.In that spirit, when I saw the following messages pop up in my Facebook newsfeed, written by my cyber-friend Natali, I knew it was time to break out the crayons and channel my inner Bubble....more

This is all I know

The only way I know how to parent is to take the way I was 'raised' and do the extreme complete opposite. Take what advice I'm given bounce it around for a bit and then trash it. I was always told I didn't come with an instruction booklet, therefore, this justified any means with which I was parented.My cover photo on Facebook encapsulates the quote 'Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.'That's all anyone is ever doing anyway. Parenting and beyond....more

Christmas Trees and Traditions

The Christmas trees in Alaska aren't going to be what you expect. Well, the ones you cut down yourself anyway.  I had been bugging Kyle since before I shared his last name to cut down a tree and he never agreed, until now! In Alaska, you don't go to a tree farm to cut down your own tree, you consult a map for authorized areas. (I really think that is the only reason Kyle agreed.) Anyway, the day had finally arrived! We decked the baby out in her winter threads and out the door we went!   ...more

The Simple Things

 The Simple Things... Some simple things I have learned in the last 48 years......more

As Long as it’s Healthy. Dear Mommy-to-be...

Dear Mommy-to-be,Someone asks you, “What do you want?  A girl or a boy?”  You reply, “I don’t care, as long as it’s healthy.”Let me ask you this: If it’s not healthy, then what?  What about all the moms and dads who have babies who were not born healthy?  Are their babies less?  Unworthy?  Too much trouble?  A shame?  A tragedy?...more


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A Friend Indeed

Blogging has opened a new world of friendship.  People we would never have met in any other way have become dear friends in this new world.  One of my new, dear and beautiful friends is Inderpreet Kaur Uppal.  She is a freelance writer, blogger, editor and lecturer.  She has a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management and loves to read, travel, discuss and write.  Please connect with her at her blog,  ...more