Bet You Like The Smell But Never Thought It Could Harm You

…would you believe we’re talking about the inside of your new car?  …read on This month Richard and I replaced our ten-year-old vehicle with a new one. Wow! The safety features on this new car are wonderful: rear, front and side view cameras, blind spot warnings, lane keeping and parking assistance, none of which were Continue reading


Giving Thanks

I am forever grateful for the beautiful things in life, especially my wonderful family, a circle of friends, some of whom I’m very close to, and my comfortable surroundings. But also, at my age, 83, I’m so fortunate to be physically and mentally vital, to continue to enjoy working, writing and painting … keeping active Continue reading


You Don’t Need a Flood to Have A Serious Mold Problem

A Reminder to Check Your Home My heart goes out to all the people affected by the unforgiving hurricanes that have gripped so much of our wonderful nation and the world. So many are still in Flood Zones. I look at their faces trying to search how they are getting through it all. I also Continue reading


Exfoliate Your Way to Beautiful Skin

Easy steps to getting radiant skin Exfoliating our skin is something we’ve all heard we should do but seldom of us actually take the time to do it. The truth is, it’s an important practice because it rids our skin of dead skin cells which ultimately leads to more, soft, radiant and healthier looking skin. Continue reading


Here Is My Important Hard Fast Rule to Have and KEEP Lifelong Youthful Skin

I Practice What I Preach! And On THIS Subject I Hope YOU Practice What I Preach, too. ☺ Follow this rule and see more youthful skin in 18 days. Wrinkles: The most important thing you can do to stave off wrinkles is avoid direct exposure to the sun at all cost. If you must be Continue reading


Top three things you can do RIGHT NOW that will help you stay young.

1. At meals, put less food on your plate. Chew your food slower and longer than usual and put your fork down between bites. This not only helps you keep your weight down, but also aids digestion – a double whammy. 2. Eat junk food in moderation, i.e. 1 or 2 days a week. You Continue reading


Modern-Day Dads and Why We Love Them

For as long as humans have been on this earth, dads have always been the pillars of strength within the family unit. Over the centuries they have symbolized a sort of intrinsic, quiet knowing. An unshakable, unmistakable, fortress to their spouse and children. But, over the last few decades especially, they have morphed into this Continue reading


WHEN MORE IS LESS?

The other day, I was shopping in our local supermarket for some essentials (usually Richard and I do this together, but this time I was by myself). Richard had asked me to pick up a box of his favorite crackers, so I found myself staring at shelves full of them. I recognized the brand he Continue reading