We know, we know. This sounds like one of those Hallmark made-up holidays designed to get you to spend money on cards and flowers and candy.
But Sweetest Day actually started out as Candy Day over 100 years ago. In 1916, the National Confectioners' Association designated the third Saturday in October as a day to make a difference through acts of kindness.
According to the Farmer's Almanac, "We often hear about the 'dog days' of summer but few know what the expression means. Some say that it signifies hot sultry days 'not fit for a dog,' others suggest it’s the weather in which dogs go mad. The Dog Days of Summer describes the most oppressive period of summer, between July 3rd and August 11th each year. But where d...
With a background in painting, Brenda creates her own one-of-a-kind ceramic pieces:
As well as beautiful hand-painted coasters and cards.
Brenda also carries a scrumptious line of sprays and scrubs, like Night Queen and Orange Lace Mist, which is made of organic sweet almond oil, bergamot, orange, neroli, and cinnamon. All are made with Reiki and crystal charge.
The holiday season is here. Many people expect, presume, or at least hope it will be a time of togetherness, warmth, joy, and love. However, it's easy to lose sight of the spirit of the season when you're stuck in traffic while shopping for items you feel obligated to buy. Parties are fun, unless you're only attending because you feel you should. Rich, fattening f...