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Hitting the Road With 5 of My Top Magazines

Photo source: moneycrashers.comNow is the time of year where you pack up the car, grab the kids and their favorite snacks, then take to the roads for Summer Vacations.For me, this is the time that I find the most enjoyable to catch up on all my magazines.Whether you take off by plane, train or automobile, [...]

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Hook, Line and Sinker is Next

You know how you take things for granted and forget what you really have until you start talking about it?  That was my experience today.While I was out at lunch, something in the distance caught my eye from the Farmer's Market outside our building. "Did I see what I thought I saw?"  Ignore it and [...]

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The Power of Inquiry

I had the opportunity to attend a speaker series where our Senior Vice President of National Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Copeland, spoke to our organization's College Interns on the importance of "Inclusion" when it comes to Diversity."The Power of Inquiry: why assume and guess when you can ask..."On the outside, we fit into four primary categories:Age [...]

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Bath Salts Are Just That...Bath Salts!

Universally, our bodies benefit highly from both internal and external hydration.  The chart below is a general guideline for healthy total body water levels for both men and Women. In one of our previous posts, we discussed the benefits of immersion bathing.  Today, I want to touch on the subject of bath salts, and their benefits.I [...]

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The Bloggist Eruptith

Picture credit: The Blog StarterMe:  "Hello, my Name is Stacy, and I've been blogging for 15 days."My Blog Supporters:  "Hello, Stacy."I opted to participate in a blogging challenge, and have been blogging straight for 15 days now.  At first, I couldn't even fathom getting past five (5) days, seeing as I had blogged MAYBE twice [...]

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DIY Carpet Deodorizer

Photo source: National Carpet and RugIts this kind of stuff that drove me to making natural bath and body products: simple do-it-yourself recipes that save you money with very little effort.Carpets are a wonderful home accessory that bring charm and character to your home.  Frequent vacuuming will keep grit and grim from soiling the fibers, [...]

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Tasting the Rainbow

The Battle within Over the Rights of Same Sex MarriageShortly after the announcement of today's ruling, representatives of my company's National Diversity & Inclusion Department walked the floors of my building passing out skittles and mini multi-colored suckers.  I was swamped, and oblivious as to why.  When I asked, they said, "It's to celebrate the supreme [...]

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The Art of Bathing: Part 2

More than a Water ClosetHow can the simplest of objects create the most striking spaces?  By carefully planning your next bathroom conversion.Establish a budgetYour budget is the foundation of your plan -- it will determine what you can and cannot do.  Some homeowners may opt to take out a line of credit against their home, [...]

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Cashing in on Your Passion

Reinventing Yourself by Developing Your Dream CareerAre you waking up on a daily basis not wanting to go to work?Have you lost all rhyme and reason in understanding what it is you do?Are you taking home a paycheck over taking home experiences?If your answer to any of these questions is "Yes," then it's time to [...]

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Self-Control Through Teaching

Student A:I could see her skin crawling with expectation of what the night would unfold.  Finally, her dream was about to become a reality.  She had searched the web ferociously to find the best deals on her supplies.  She carefully mapped out her schedule, arranged daycare, and made sure she was on time, ....even early. [...]

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