Craftvent Day 9

If you light a lamp for someone else, it will also brighten your path. ~ Embracing the Buddha Within When I'm knitting a gift, I like to think of that person while I'm knitting. I think about the good times we've shared, happy memories or just the love and compassion I feel towards them. I…Read more Craftvent Day 9

Craftvent Day 7

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul. ~ Yiddish proverb 2020 has been full of surprises. I think you would agree, these aren't the surprises most of us like to receive. Fortunately, craftvent and my self-care calendars have been a joy to open. I'm enjoying watching Northern Lights and Cinnamon Sugar…Read more Craftvent Day 7

Working From Home: Weeks 43 and 44

Bliss cannot be sold. These are the last two weeks of 2020. What a year it has been. You may recall the theme for 2020 was the Year of the Tart. It certainly has been a flamboyant year. With the holidays, we've tried to focus on small items that bring us joy. That involved new…Read more Working From Home: Weeks 43 and 44

Celebrating Life: Breakfast for Dinner

“We’re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that’s all.” ~ Breakfast Club Breakfast is one of my favorite meals. Sure, it's safe to say I enjoy eating, but I love a good breakfast anytime of the day. Omelets, bagels, scrambled eggs, bacon, French toast, pancakes, eggs benedict or toast, the…Read more Celebrating Life: Breakfast for Dinner

Working from Home: Week 41

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. ~ George Bernard Shaw It's been another 604,800 seconds. That's how many seconds are in a week. It's week 41 working from home. We are firmly into the Holiday season now. Are you making any new…Read more Working from Home: Week 41

Working from Home: Week 40

To find yourself, thing for yourself. ~ Socrates Forty weeks ago, I started working from home. That same week the British Hubby also started working from home. Has it really been 40 weeks? Well, the kitties have adjusted to us being mostly home all together. They all have their own unique daily rituals to reaffirm…Read more Working from Home: Week 40

Tomorrow Never Dies and M

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. ~ Elliot Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies Our Friday night Bond movie fest continued this week with Tomorrow Never Dies. The second movie was a suggestion from the Malabrigo Junkie group, M. We enjoyed the second movie more than the first. Maybe Pierce Brosnan…Read more Tomorrow Never Dies and M

Celebrating Life: Opt Outside

There's always something beautiful outside. Today is one of the biggest shopping days in the United States. As a child, I always thought it was strange that the day after we show gratitude we shop. As an adult, I recognize just how commercialized everything has become. The British Hubby often calls this country, The United…Read more Celebrating Life: Opt Outside