Category Archives: Yourself

New Years Resolutions

Welcome to the 2017 year. To bring in the new year, a ritual in our home is to clean, organize and de-clutter before theView full post »

Spark Joy

Joy. It is a feeling we need to fill ourselves with each day. It is understandably hard to do everyday, as we all haveView full post »

The Bath : Friday Night

Bathing is an unhurried affair, and the bath is customarily taken in the evening. It is a time for yourself to findView full post »

Adventure Awaits

It is the journey not the destination. This is life. And with this life, many enjoy adventure as part of the journey.View full post »

Grandma’s Knit Slippers

Knitting is very much associated with grandmothers of the past. With the children all grown and life more slow paced,View full post »

Soap Making

The first evidence we have of a soap-like substance is dated around 2800 BC., the first soap makers wereView full post »

Life vs. Live

Life is a heavy and powerful word. A life is full of experiences with ups, downs, corners, twists and turns. Live isView full post »

A Cooking Day : Freezer Meals

We all do it. Too tired or busy to cook so we get take out instead. Sometimes it happens more than we like, but ourView full post »

Resolutions

Making resolutions for the beginning of the year has been a tradition since Babylonian and ancient Roman times 4000View full post »

Peg Doll Family : DIY

We enjoy decorating our homes with things we love. Our home is our comfort and soul…a refuge.  It is an intimateView full post »

Monthly Bucket List

Oh, sweet November. A new month gives us a fresh outlook on our planning for the weeks ahead.  Be it either forView full post »

A Happy Place

I have a special place. A happy place. A place to relax, unwind, gather thoughts, journal, read….  a place thatView full post »

Granny Squares : Girls Night

When the weather starts to cool, we tend to cuddle up in a favorite cozy blanket and call it our ‘happy placeView full post »

10 Minutes : A Daily Ritual

Our society has changed leaps and bounds in the last few decades. It seems to have gotten faster. I know when many of usView full post »

The Book Club

Beginning in the mid-18th century in England, motivated women of means and leisure began hosting salons for each otherView full post »

Mail Gift Boxes

We all love getting something in the mail. It is special and thoughtful. The most special are the gifts unexpected. TheView full post »

The Library : Weekends

There is a space that is so comforting and full of interesting places you can visit every week or a couple times aView full post »

Kite Flying

Flying kites in open fields or across beaches is a simple and fun way to spend an afternoon. Either by yourself of as aView full post »

Rituals of Tidying

The art of tidying and organization is an everyday occurrence – and with this, it becomes a ritual. TheseView full post »

Birthday Bucket List

Lists are wonderful. They keep you focused and on task. The favorite part is where something gets crossed off.  View full post »

Rituals of Pleasure

We know the world is a busy place and getting busier. Our challenge is to slow down and enjoy the moment. To achieveView full post »

Black & White Classics : Friday Night

Enjoying the movie classics, such as Casablanca, King Kong, Gone with the Wind, Cool Hand Luke or Roman Holiday can be aView full post »

Morning : Daily Rituals

It was Beethoven, who roused his creative muse by splashing water all around his flat every morning to start theView full post »

A DIY Workshop Date

Workshop dates are things I do when I want to explore or learn. At times, life can be hectic, but also routine. ToView full post »

The Importance of Tea

Tea. The relaxing three letter word that brings either solitude or togetherness. Many rituals are centered around tea, View full post »