Mario Badescu Goodies

I am absolutely in love with Mario Badescu products [most of them].  I’ve found their facial sprays + toners + and cleansers work wonders with my skin. The facial spray was especially helpful + and soothing when my acne would flare.  On Mothers Day my lovely daughter gave me a gift certificate … and well […]

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Sunday Journal: Rest

I want need to get some rest + now when I say this I know a lot people assume that a vacation is rest … but is it really.  What is true R & R + are you on a beach + at a resort + in the mountains + being in the woods with […]

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Spring Libations | Sparkling Sangria Tea

I can’t believe how fast Spring is whizzing by … I only have a few more recipes for my “Spring Libations” series.  This one looks so refreshing and light.  This could be great for brunch + girls night + or a family gathering. Sparkling Sangria Tea 3 cups boiling water 5 Tea Bags 1/3 cup […]

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Happy Holiday Weekend!

What’s not to love about a holiday weekend + a nice relaxing day off with friends or family + maybe some barbecue [yes it’s grilling-cook-out-season] + or a an event in your city … and did I mention the sales.  Just about every store + online or otherwise is having a sale + so you […]

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Sunday Journal: No Day But Today

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “No time like the present” + “No day but today” [my favorite] + or “Never put off tomorrow what can be done today” … all gentle nudges to stop procrastinating.  I’m a daydreamer by trade + and sometimes I get lost in them.  I think of all these things […]

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Spring Libations | Bourbon Grapefruit Cocktail

I love bourbon + it is my drink of choice and I’m usually happy with a Highball which is not very fancy + but it’s a simple cocktail.  I’m always looking for a bourbon [whisky] cocktail to incorporate so I can’t wait to try this one. Bourbon Grapefruit Cocktail 2 ounces Bourbon 2 1/2 ounces […]

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Rainy Friday

Hello Friends! and Happy washed-out + drenched + and soaked Friday.  It’s been raining for the past 5 days in the DMV (DC area) + but the temps have been tolerable + so I guess it’s not all bad.  So what’s going on this weekend? … anything indoors + and I have plans as I’ve […]

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Budget Friendly | Mid-Century Modern Style

I just love the Mid-Century style + it features form as well as function with sleek and organic touches.  It’s style is uncluttered with a mix of traditional and untraditional styles.  You will commonly see wood + metal + glass as well as a range of colors that vary from neutral to bold.  I’ve also […]

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Honoring Mom on Mothers Day

Hello Friends and Happy Mothers Day to everyone.  When I think about my Mom and her impact on my life … I don’t know where I would be without her continued love and support.  Do we argue … absolutely + do we disagree … most definitely + but she’s still my Mom and the kindest […]

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Spring Libations | Raspberry Basil Margarita

Hello Friends!  I bring you yet another refreshing libation + and this one says that it “taste like sunshine in a glass” … now I ask you + who doesn’t want that.  [More please] Raspberry Basil Margarita INGREDIENTS  1 pint fresh raspberries 1 cup blanco tequila 3 oz (90ml) Cointreau Juice of 2 limes 2 tablespoon raw […]

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Yes Ya’ll .. it’s Friday

Yes .. yes ya’ll it’s Friday … and Happy Mothers Day Weekend!  It seems like this year is really flying with May here and June approaching.  I’m just happy for nice weather that’s not blazing hot.  It’s going to be a quiet weekend for me + and hopefully time to tackle some cleaning and art […]

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April |Favorites

Loreal True Match Blendable Crayon Concealer | I’m really picky with make-up due to my acne prone skin.  I also don’t want to step out of my house everyday “instagram-ready”.  I just like a subtle concealer that matches my tone.  Loreal True Match blends really well with my mineral makeup and it doesn’t cause me […]

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Sunday [chit-chat] : Living Clean

Eating clean has been one of the most challenging things that working on in my life. When diagnosed with Type 2 my Endocrinologist said …”Wyetha I need to you start eating clean“.  The definition of this literally means … Eating clean is not just challenging in choosing what you eat + but reading everything is […]

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