In Lumos Libertas-Book Sleeve and Hogwarts Halloween mug

Book sleeves are not only one of the cleverest handicrafts I've found, but also make some of the cutest accessories. I've featured them from other shops before, Book Beau and Sweet Sequels, but am happy to discover more vendors who make them. In Lumos Libertas, a play on the latin idiom, In Libris Libertas (in books,... Continue Reading →

Scumugs: Custom Banner planter

"Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower; But only so and hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay." Robert Frost's poem published in 1923, along with S.E. Hinton's classic work, The Outsiders, serve... Continue Reading →

Ohio Wick House- Cemetery candle

I was gifted a unique candle designed by Cleveland vendor, Ohio Wick House that sets the ideal mood lighting for this time of year. Although, I've yet to conjure anything more than a sweet fragrance from it, I'll fire it up on Halloween and see what spooky spirits might be enkindled from this cemetery candle.A 9 oz.... Continue Reading →

Fall Fun Fridays: Autumn Outdoors

Every year, one of my favorite Fall Fun series prompts involves getting outside and exploring the splendor autumn has to offer. I wish I had done more, a woodland walk, a haunted hayride, maybe even a backyard bonfire, but our weekends were spent on other obligations. I did sneak in a few outdoorsy excursions with... Continue Reading →

Super Tarts- Fright Night Fall haul

Halfway to Halloween seemed like the right time to share these Fright Night themed melts, even though they were ordered from Super Tarts back in July. Clamshells are $4.25, shipped for $7.35 and all arrived unscathed in about two weeks.Annabelle- Brown Sugar Pecans, Pie Crust, Blackberry and Marshmallow fluff. Sticky candied pecans beckon with lingering warmth... Continue Reading →

Fall Fun Fridays: Autumn dreams

Summer is the season when I let my travel dreams run free. Or, while suffering cabin fever in the occasional blizzard situation, I've fantasized winter daydreams of escape, but I don't think I've ever properly imagined an autumn fantasy trip. Enter today's Fall Fun Fridays series prompt: If money and logistics were no problem, where... Continue Reading →

Return to the Roots- natural deodorant

On a mini-mission to sustain my natural deodorant use, I've tried a new-to-me brand that I discovered on Etsy. Return to the Roots offers a variety of herbal teas, salves, oils and elixirs along with natural probiotic deodorant options. They are baking soda and corn starch free, which is most important to me in a natural deo,... Continue Reading →

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