“Craft Your Own Magic Potion, an Aromatherapy Workshop” was born from my love of beautiful settings, rich aromas, innate creativity, igniting sparks around a table and nature’s healing power. Debi Lily, the event planning genius, has provided a most beautiful, peaceful and chic setting at DLLoft. Here’s the set-up: I have curated a banquet table of
As a child, Christmas Eve was my most magical night of the year. Would I be able to sneak a peek at Santa? Lying in bed, listening to the festive noises of the older generations in my family, I swear I heard sleigh bells ringing and reindeer hooves on the rooftop. Seriously. Falling asleep, impossible.
An oil of tranquility and peace. Derived from the Arabic word for bitter, murr. The three wise men who visited Mary and Joseph after Jesus was born brought three gifts, gold, frankincense and myrrh. One gift from each king. The wise men, following their astrological notes, believed they were visiting a
Today commences Advent, or what I call The Coming. It’s four weeks of contemplation and waiting for the commemoration of the birth of Jesus, Christmas. In contrast to the hustle and bustle of the cultural experience of the season, I’m dedicating 15 minutes each day until Christmas morning to silence. I’ll suspend words, distractions,
Sandal season is in full swing. And you know what that means? Exposed little piggies. Whether going to market or staying home Pampered piggies are happy piggies. Beautifully manicured piggies are not necessarily happy feet. In Summer’s heat, your piggies get thirsty so it’s important to keep them hydrated. They can be suffering dehydration underneath
I hate pulling a Band-Aid off my tender skin. It hurts. Ouch. The truth is there are “hurts” in life that are far more “ouchy” than removing a Band-Aid. Hurts arrive in all seasons, expected and surprise attacks. Knocking us out of kilter. Stirring our emotions. They have the power to twist us inside out
Chewing gum is so yesterday! It’s time to shine a brighter light on peppermint. The bennies of peppermint are vast. World peace take notice. Peppermint encourages emotional tolerance. Imagine if peppermint massages were part ritual in peace negotiations. Time to sprinkle the planet with peppermint oil! Clearly traditional conflict resolution has not been effective.