I have received sample products to facilitate my post. The holidays are always a chaotic time, for just about everyone I know. This year seemed to be extraordinarily so, possibly starting all the way back during Halloween. Glossing over the details, but giving you a quick overview, the last few months in my family have … Read moreLast Minute Holiday Cards With Hallmark & WalMart!
I have received sample items to facilitate my post. Inferno: Alexander McQueen As a teenager reading slick, fat fashion bibles which sometimes inspired yet too often only reaffirmed the rank disillusionment I felt with the world, Alexander McQueen was one of my heroes- though I’m sure he would have worn that title like an ill-fitting … Read moreInferno: Alexander McQueen: Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway! Ends 12/20
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It was so beautiful outside, like a child’s watercolor dream of fall. It was unseasonably warm but not uncomfortably so. The previous night’s rain had left everything with a glowing, over-saturated sheen of color. The wind danced and blustered, playing hide-and-go-seek with itself, swirling the bright confetti leaves madly in every direction. Right before sunset, … Read moreThe Wind Blew All Around Me
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My showy irises have made their appearance, spreading further this year. I love the purple ones for their delicate, veiny tracework pattern of decoration, bleeding into saturated ink-stained pools at the end of each bottom petal. The iris was named from the Greek word for rainbow, denoting the multitude of colors the flowers span. In … Read moreYou’re The Closest To Heaven That I’ll Ever Be.
I was so happy that one of my favorite flowers, the Bleeding Heart (Lamprocapnos spectabilis), made it through the winter. I’m always fascinated with myth and legend, folklore and fairytales. I love tracing the paths these tales take, the ways in which they transform and mutate with time and distance, the ways they’re still evolving … Read moreBleeding Hearts: A Japanese Legend
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