La Belle – A Flash Fiction

La Belle It was his favorite place, serving his favorite drink. La Belle Cafe, small and rustic, but with enough covered outside space, to always get a table overlooking the busy street and enjoy his favorite pastime. People watching was more than just a job, it was a window intoRead More…

Time to De-Stress! Make Your Own Facial Masks!

Business, school, and work – often leaves us stressed out, overwhelmed and in dire need of a break. Add kids and a husband to that mix¬†and a few minutes (or a couple of hours) of alone-time are a dream come true, even if a seldom realized one. So every onceRead More…

Book Review: The Herb Book by John Hurst

Title: The Herb Book Author: John Lust Publisher: Dover Publications Publishing Date:July 16 2014 Rating:4/5 Stars Description: Also known as “The Natural Remedy Bible,” The Herb Book provides a comprehensive resource for building a livelier, healthier, happier life. More than 2,000 listings offer remedies for ragged nerves, nightmares, and coughingRead More…

A List Of Don't – Or – It's A Matter Of Taste (A Daily Prompt Post)

Today we were asked to write about this: When was the last time a movie, a book, or a television show left you cold despite all your friends (and/or all the critics) raving about it? What was it that made you go against the critical consensus? I wish, that compilingRead More…

A Literary Minded Witch – A Daily Prompt Post

Today’s daily prompt made me cackle, I mean laugh out loud, scaring the poor dogs who are still trying to get used to my hyper minded new morning routine self. A literary-minded witch gives you a choice: with a flick of the wand, you can become either an obscure novelistRead More…

Book Review: The Miracle Morning – Self-Help Book Experiment Part 2

  Title: The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (before 8 AM) Author: Hal Elrod Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Rating: 5/5 Stars Like I wrote yesterday, I am in the midst of not just reviewing, but also implementing some of the self-help books that are onRead More…

Book Review: Bound To Danger by Katie Reus

Title: Bound To Danger Author: Katie Reus Publisher: Penguin Group Release Date: August 5th 2014 Rating: 4.5/5 Stars A strong, intense plot, Bound To Danger is a romantic action novel just the way I like it. Big action scenes, coupled with a steamy attraction between the two main characters, madeRead More…

Rescue Me – A Flash Fiction Love Story

His eyes. It had been his eyes, I had fallen in love with. A mixture of endless blue, with a hint of sadness, that made me want to reach out to him, heal whatever scars he had lived in his relatively short live. I held my breath, every time IRead More…

Loving Mother

Loving Mother kindness benevolent love protectress of those in your care tenderness and ultimate compassion This poem was inspired by my connection to the Mother Goddess, in her form of Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Compassion. The poem is written in the form of cinquain. Here is what other bloggersRead More…