Monthly Archives: November 2011

Busy fingers and the Mother Bear Project

Besides spending time with my daughter… crafts, volunteering, fitness, gardening, and writing are the things I enjoy most. Earlier this week, I stumbled upon an amazing opportunity, called The Mother Bear Project. I learned about it through a local yarn shop, Lovely Yarns. The Mother Bear Project is a grass-roots, non-profit group dedicated to providing comfort and […]

Recharged and ready to go; home after the holidays

My daughter and I enjoyed spending our Thanksgiving holiday in South Carolina. I do have one major regret <sighs> with all the chatter about my Nikon battery charger, you’d think I’d have learned my lesson right? Well, guess who decided not to pack a battery charger? Stupid, I know, I know… My reasoning, I have […]

Three Reasons to use Aloe Vera; Health benefits

Aloe vera can be traced back to over 6000 years. Egyptians depicted the aloe plant on carvings. Aloe vera is a natural remedy, and its used to treat a variety of conditions. Because of aloe vera’s anti-inflammatory properties, it is effective in treating conditions such as sun burns. Aloe vera gel can be extracted directly […]

Happy Thanksgiving

In the United States Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the month. In our country, Thanksgiving is the most traveled holiday of the year. We’re usually away for the Thanksgiving holidays, and the condo where we reside is perfect for relaxation. It overlooks a gorgeous lake, and my daughter and I spend our […]

Smoothies; Green energy drink

I tend to eat a lot of fiber in my daily intake. I love dark leafy greens, and prepare them in a variety of ways. For those who’re not used to dark greens, there are other ways you can incorporate them into ones daily intake. Adding greens to raw juices or smoothies is an excellent way […]

Volunteering: People will judge you by your actions…

Say hello to the quilting group where I’m the newest member. The above picture was taken last year. I wasn’t a member then. However, it includes some of the ladies that are part of the quilting group. We meet each Monday for three hours. It’s a great time of fellowship, and it gives me a […]

Photography: Autumn

Have you ever had one of those days where things don’t go as planned? I’m guessing most of us have had those type of days. Yesterday, it was my turn to experience that. Uhm, yippee? I had lots of plans but the majority of them weren’t completed. I was struck with waves of nausea throughout the […]