Late Summer Spa

I like how I look this time of year, brown.  I generally resemble a vampire of some sort come February so that lovely layer of color makes me look a bit more alive.  The vitamin D and restorative powers of the sun help my spirit but after a summer of chlorine, hot sun, and a fair amount of crisp wine, my skin appreciates a little restoration itself!. After you pull your hair back, place a layer of honey all over your face, neck, and décolletage.  Honey is miraculous in its properties to heal the skin. Over the honey add a … Continue reading Late Summer Spa

Elderberry Honey

The Christmas cards are ready to be sent. Even though I paint and make my own cards, at Christmastime I love to purchase the Leaning Tree brand cards.  Full of sweet country houses, and farm scenes, and adorable animals, the glossy cards are carefully selected for each friend and family member from the box.  I would like to send Christmas cards every month!  What a fun surprise to receive a card in the mail. I bet receiving a Christmas card in April would really be a surprise! With all the fun of Christmas starting, I was discouraged to have woken … Continue reading Elderberry Honey