Bohemienne Life: Wax Haul

 The botanical nature of the magical melts from Bohemienne Life inspired a foraging of wild elements from the wooded, nearly overgrown trail near my house. Accompanying wax which so perfectly embodies the flora and fauna of it's inspiration with anything else didn't seem to fit.  5 oz. bags of Wax Crack shards were offered for... Continue Reading →

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Teaser Tuesday: The Outsider

 I haven't picked up a Stephen King title in almost 20 years, but for some reason, the plot of a murdered child whose accused killer is the town's upstanding little league coach, investigated by a lead detective who's confounded by the impossible case appealed to me.  The Outsider | Stephen King, 561 pgs. Perhaps the creepy... Continue Reading →

New Vendor- Earth & Honey

These items were given in exchange for an honest review. My sister discovered this vendor at a farmer's market and raved about the wax. The ensuing social media follow lead to an offer for a blog product review. Eric, the creator of Earth & Honey started his (ad-)venture last November and has steadily increased production,... Continue Reading →

Mid-year Recap: 2018 Superlatives

It is most definitely summer up in here and whoooo boy it's hot, scorched earth for days, which must mean it's July in the Midwest (don't ask where June went, I'm still searchin for it). Early July brings the first stand of daises in the front yard reaching for the sun, ballgames on the radio... Continue Reading →

Death Eaters Tea Club- Spring box reveal

With the best intentions of featuring this box earlier, travel and illness got in the way and caused a few days' delay. Death Eaters Tea Club is beyond compare for a subscription box, both in content and design. The incredible artist, Aun-Juli Riddle, creates tea blends, artwork and accessories based on the Wizarding World of... Continue Reading →

Pottery by M mug

I must be succumbing to a case of handmade mug madness, hence the second pottery post this month. All I can say is, it's been quite fun following and discovering artisan potters and finding a piece that makes a joyful addition to my collection. I spotted the mugs from Pottery by M a few months... Continue Reading →

Summer scent trend: Sea Salt

It's been a minute since posting a "Notes From the Stash" edition and now that my wax haulage has slowed to a trickle, it's time for another dip into my wax stash. I love to identify fragrance trends, gauge popularity and make predictions. Perhaps inspired by my current Florida beach location/coaching trip destination, one trend... Continue Reading →

Teaser Tuesday: Circe

I'm relishing a captivating read that has generated a bit of book buzz in the last few months. Published in April, Circe is the story of the infamous sorceress with whom Odysseus matches wits in The Odyssey. A re-imagining of her life as an outcast goddess and the circumstances that led her to an island exile. It... Continue Reading →

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