a collective power…
Growth

a collective power…

I was raised in the church. My entire world was encompassed by it, and no other weekend was more important than this one… Easter. The holy grail of Christendom… a 3-day powerhouse (after palm Sunday a week earlier, of course) of religious fervor. I’m not going to detail how it started as our holiday – that’s … Continue reading

xmas eve
Seasons

xmas eve

Spending time with family tonight and tomorrow, so not much to post. The day was filled with holiday music and goodie-making. My best friend and I, along with his daughter, have an annual Christmas Eve tradition – we put together goodies and deliver them to locations around the city… people who are working on the … Continue reading

samhain ’13
Fun / Seasons

samhain ’13

Hope you have an absolutely stunning holiday, my lovelies… a quick little poem for you today! Hallowe’en The ghosts of all things past parade, Emerging from the mist and shade That hid them from our gaze, And, full of song and ringing mirth, In one glad moment of rebirth, And again they walk the ways … Continue reading

a decadent morning
Recipes

a decadent morning

Hello my lovelies! Well, we’re all-in on the holiday season, aren’t we? And you know what that means… GOODIES! Not as much as we may like, or in some cases far more than we should, but no matter the amount, goodies are everywhere & most of them are IN-credible. But with all the craziness, maybe … Continue reading

holiday moment…
Seasons

holiday moment…

Well, my lovelies, I’ll be out & about for the next four days. Today is a momentary ‘calm before the storm’ because once I get home tonight I’ll be in full-on whirlwind mode… Gotta bake all kinds of goodies & wrap all kinds of presents – I’m hitting four (yes, FOUR!) places over the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

all hallow’s eve
Fun

all hallow’s eve

And here we are! It’s been an absolutely amazing month, full of emotions and challenges and autumn-y goodness… Take a moment before heading into the new year and just enjoy yourself tonight. Pop in a scary (or funny-spooky) movie, grab some yummy comfort food and hot cider, and find something snuggly to curl up with … Continue reading

halloweenie
Fun

halloweenie

Well, y’all, it’s October 20th! Once we hit the ’20s’ I consider it officially fair-game to move from ‘Autumn’ stuff to full-out Halloween/Samhain. In that spirit, and celebrating the soon-to-be-here holiday (and the end of our Pagan Year), have a little happy halloweenie. 😀 Continue reading