Top Ten Tuesday- Spooky Reads

Halloween approaches and I'm back to share ten of my most beloved scary books. Some contemporary, others classic, all bring moments of fright and delight to this hallowed time of year. 10. Masterpieces of Terror and the Supernatural, haven't read all of these yet, but had to feature it. Isn't that cover chilling? The artwork... Continue Reading →

A Year in Books: 2018 Reading Challenge finale

Thanks to all of the new bookish followers I've acquired this year, and to those here previously for staying with me as I incorporate more book topics into this blog. Here's my reading journey for 2018, stats and cover photos compiled from Goodreads. TOTALS: read 10,526 pages across 30 books AVERAGE LENGTH 350 pages  SHORTEST BOOK: 128 pages Fantastic Beasts and Where... Continue Reading →

The Bathing Garden- Winter Collection

Oh what fun it is to open a package of festive melts and join in the Christmas spirit. And no one celebrates holiday grandeur like Shannon at the Bathing Garden. Recently offering an accelerated seasonal shipping time of 2 weeks, I couldn't resist the allure of a winter order with a few never-before-tried scents. Her lavishly decorated... Continue Reading →

The Bathing Garden: Summer scents

Traveling disparate landscapes of sandstone bluffs along rocky coastlines, heat-baked deserts, gardens of abundant hardy herbs, faded flowers and perfumed evenings near the close of summer are the impressions conveyed by a recent small splurge of The Bathing Garden's wares.Dreaming of Dreams Wax Tart-French lavender and cool camphor blend with bergamot and clary sage. A... Continue Reading →

Notes from the Stash: Tea edition

Heads up, I'm chatting tea scents not actual tea leaves today. I chat up teas too, in fact I have two new tea hauls to review next month. Someone around here really fancies tea lately (it's me), seeing as it's a favorite scent trend in 2018, I had a dig through my stash to see... Continue Reading →

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