Festive Candles

Barring the real possibility of a lost candle crate lurking in my basement, I'm surprised to see the smallish gathering above is the extent of my festive candle stash. But there 'tis. A good amount of evergreen, cedar and berries, with a scattering of winter rosebuds.  Fresh Balsam by Bath and Body Works (last year's freebie),... Continue Reading →

The Nutcracker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmSoXMfoLeI Ba-ba-da-da-da-da-da-da-dah. I've been waxing nostalgic on the blog this month and hearing those first few notes of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker March brings back all of the childhood feels. I remember attending my first local ballet production with my mom and sister, as a middle schooler. By my excitement and awe one might have guessed I'd... Continue Reading →

Nostalgia

As the crinkly crackle of autumn fades into a windy whisper of winter, my thoughts drift back to my childhood. This precise time of year, more than any other, makes me crave for the carefree comfort of youth. The holidays are still wrought with memories and emotion for me and probably will be for some time.... Continue Reading →

Juicy Grapefruit

In my ongoing pursuit of positivity, I've been gravitating to all things grapefruit.  From checking out the benefits of grapefruit essential oils, using beauty products with grapefruit extracts, to eating them, sliced and sweetened; the tangy fruit has become my flavor of choice. Needless to say, I sure was excited to see that Yankee re-released Juicy... Continue Reading →

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