Archives for January, 2014

Say What?

by Kat Freestone The English language is constantly evolving. Old phrases fade away over time, new words are added to the dictionary and even pronunciations change. While this is the natural progression of speech, it’s interesting to note some common “mistakes” have now become the norm. Here are a few of our favorites. What we say: you have another thing …

Bad Habit: Skimping on Sleep

Why It’s Dangerous: There’s nothing better than waking up well-rested and refreshed, and not just because it feels great. Cutting hours from your nights can have some serious consequences which add up over the years. Insufficient sleep can result in: • Incomplete hormonal cycles • Loss of morning appetite, leading to low energy and poor eating patterns • Missing crucial …

Gadgets and Gifts

by Amy Smith Dancing Leaves Flowering Tea Set- Perfect for any tea-lover, this all-in-one set provides 5 Flowering Teas, handsewn tea leaves and flowers that blossom into a bouquet of unique shapes and exquisite flavors when steeped in hot water. Complete with a 16 o.z. glass teapot, the 5 flavors include Starlight Rose, Dragon Lily, Lavender Dream, Sunset Oolong and …

Navigating the Night Sky

by Kat Freestone With its crisp air and clear skies, wintertime lends itself to stargazing. Whether it’s curling up by the campfire, taking a midnight stroll or enjoying an evening hayride, there’s something magical about the night sky that draws our gazes upwards. Stars have been a wonder to mankind for centuries, with named constellations dating back almost 6,000 years. …

Create Your Own Terrarium

by Kat Freestone Clothing isn’t the only thing that goes in and out of style. When it comes to home décor, we see fads and fashions that are worthy of the runway. From vintage furniture to DIY wine candles to ombre everything, our home styles mimic our changing likes and the shifting seasons. It’s no wonder, then, that home terrariums …

Many Uses Mason Jars

by Danielle Boudreau Mason jars are all the rage. They are inexpensive and have so many adorable uses. Here are just a few of my favorites; enjoy and get crafting! Jar Cups Cut a small hole into the lid of your mason jar and use a colorful straw as an accent. Give your cup the finishing touch with a cute hemp …