Top Ten Tuesday: Summer Releases and Bonus Bookish opinions

Summer releases I'm semi-excited about: I will read most of these novels, but I doubt I'll be the first to report on them (see #4 below). The Recursion by Blake Crouch- June 11- a twisty fast-paced futuristic thriller Whitehead's follow-up to The Underground Railroad looks to be just as heart-breaking. The Nickel Boys- July 16... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Inspirational Book-ish quotes

Books and authors inspire in countless ways, one of the most lasting is through a well-built quotation. Quotes that capture an ideal, an entire theme in a few brief words, or those which stand alone on their own power are the ones I respond to the most. My Quotes 10. “Maybe our favorite quotations say... Continue Reading →

Blank Label Products- first order

I've been gifted wax from Blank Label before but only became a follower and fan within the last six months or so. During Desiree's February pre-order, these particular blends spoke to me of springtime. So delighted was I by my first proper order, I was inspired to review. Squalls Ahead- Ocean Rain, sweet plum and... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Rainy Day Reads

Back at it with your weekly dose of bookish lists, Top Ten Tuesday. While not a full return to blogging, yet, inspiration struck for this week's topic when I had a spare moment to open my dusty laptop and compile a few thoughts. This Spring, adjusting to a new job and ending each day mentally... Continue Reading →

January: Superlatives and changes

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.”-Zora Neale Hurston I believe that 2019 is a year for answers. Life is changing, as it always does, but these shifts feel a bit more seismic, weightier, life-defining. If one holds to the theory of convergence, in that good things coincide with bad things then... Continue Reading →

Death Eater’s Tea Club-quarterly Summer box

Ahoy there and welcome back fellow Death Eaters. Riddle's Tea Shoppe has done it again with the latest Death Eaters Tea Club box, and how. Sporting an assortment of summer flavors and accessories full of whimsy and kitschy detail that makes my summer-lovin, death-eatin, tea-drinkin heart soar with glee.As in the previously reviewed DETC boxes,... Continue Reading →

Sniff My Tarts: Scent Summit

Welcome fellow scent devotees and friends. A few of us fragrance bloggers put our heads together in recent weeks to discuss the upcoming Sniff My Tarts custom wax opening. After much bouncing of ideas off each other's emails and blogs, we nearly achieved an official G20-level Summit of the Senses. Only on a slightly smaller... Continue Reading →

An Homage to Snow Mountain Lodge

Candle Love, Actually Say it's carol singers... With any luck by next year My candle stash will have dwindled and I'll be able to acquire this many  But for now, let me say Without hope of perfect burns, or agendaJust because it's Christmas (even better? it's Candle Day)  (And at Christmas you tell the truth)... Continue Reading →

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