Could You Go Without Selfies for 30 Days?

The selfie. If you have social media accounts, you’ve probably done it. If you spend more than a few hours a day on your social media accounts– you’ve probably overdone it. ...more
Love this challenge -  Don’t show me what you look like. Show me what you’re seeing… what you’re ... more

Creating Art Out of Loss

Some of the most beautiful pieces of art come out of loss and grief. Some people use words, while others use paint or clay to create their masterpieces. Adam and Mia channeled their grief into music. As much as Gayle Forman's novel, Where She Went, was about the two of them, it was also about being able to find beauty again after loss. ...more
 @sassymonkey Interesting topic. I teach creative workshops with flowers and music.  It is ... more

Your Brand is YOU; Your Branding is YOU in Action

Your Brand is YOU, Your Branding is YOU in Action In the first part of our five part brand power series, 3 Keys to a Brand That Stands Out, we established the overall idea that “you make a stand with your brand, when you put your stake in the space and build out your tribe and community”.  ...more
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OMG! I'm Going To Be A Grandmother!

I've probably said "OMG I'm going to be a grandmother!" 800 times in the last five months. And when I wasn't saying that, I was saying "WOW!" and "This is awesome!" and also, did I mention, "OMG!"? ...more
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Revival of the Ladies' Bridge Luncheon

[Editor's Note: Maggy Simony was born in Brooklyn in 1920 and spent most of her life raising a family on Long Island. She's also lived in Southern California, San Francisco, New Hampshire, England and Berlin, just after WWII. When her husband died fairly young (age 54), she took up writing....more
Bridge is a great way for women to get together.  It's never been apart of my lifestyle, but I ... more

Water News: Obesity Links?

Justine over at Blue Granola always has solid environmental news but this startling bit from her latest 'Water Update' post caught my eye:...more
Very interesting topic.  Thanks for sharing it. more

Grow Your Own Easter Grass

Holidays usually bring more dreaded plastic and Easter is no exception. This blogger offers the most natural solution to avoiding that awful shredded Easter grass: Grow your own!...more
This makes a great centerpiece for spring.  Thanks for sharing. more

Valentine's Day: Chocolate Bark Hearts

I’m not one to get overly excited for cupid’s arrival on February 14th.  But I do get excited about the excuse to eat chocolate. Or play with it. Or both. ...more
I like any excuse to eat chocolate, make chocolate, or receive chocolate as a gift. more

Give a Green Valentine

Simple – that is really how I try to live, especially when it comes to different holidays. I don’t like to give into the mainstream celebrating and commercialism that surrounds them. Valentine’s day is really no different. Image: AlexanderY via Flickr ...more
Your suggestions for not giving in to commercialism on Valentine's Day are super. I like ... more

Peeking Thru The Sunflowers

A blog about restoring an old stone schoolhouse from the 1800's and decorating.............more
I stumbled on you blog today and found it inspiring. more