Quote of the day: 2/28/15

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." ~Ben Franklin I write this as I am getting dressed to file my taxes. Interesting how the world of taxes and tax filing becomes a very stressful one. Sir Franklin, are you correct? Is nothing certain in this world, but death and … Continue reading Quote of the day: 2/28/15

Fun Fact Friday: 2/27/15 -Comets

Did you know it takes a comet about 800 years to completely circulate around the sun? Apparently, we just recently saw a comet survive its journey around the sun's atmosphere without evaporating, unlike most Kreutz comets. What does that mean? It has been stated it is a different comet not like the Kreutz comets we have … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: 2/27/15 -Comets

Word of the day: 2/27/15 –Metonym

Word: Metonym You Pronounce it: [met-uh-nim] IPA:ˈmɛtənɪm Definition:  1. A word, name, or expression used as a substitute for something else with which it is closely associated. For example, Washington is a metonym for the US government. Origin: 1830-40; back formation from metonymy I heard it: In class, the professor asked us to answer a question … Continue reading Word of the day: 2/27/15 –Metonym

Quote of the day: 2/27/15

"There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will."~Epictetus Good morning and Happy Friday! This quote, I need! I think everyone in this world needs a quote like this from time to time. We must be reminded that there is no … Continue reading Quote of the day: 2/27/15

Quote of the day: 2/26/2015

“If you say you can or you can't you are right either way”~Henry Ford You are in control of your success through your mind. Certainly, others make it difficult, but you can overcome the obstacles. Begin with a positive attitude and you will see how far you can go. Pointing your mind in a positive … Continue reading Quote of the day: 2/26/2015

Healthy Insider: ACV-Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar

Did you know ACV can help tone your skin, remove build up in hair, help with a sore throat (I use this during sick days), place it in the bath tub when I bath my girls for UTI's, and so much more! Here is a quote from the website: Vinegar can do everything from relieving … Continue reading Healthy Insider: ACV-Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar

Quote of the day: 2/25/15

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”  ~Vincent Van Gogh Love for your life, God, family, hobbies, yourself, friends, nature. . .the list can go on. . .can get you … Continue reading Quote of the day: 2/25/15

Fashion: A Renaissance Mom’s Outfit of the School Day-2/24/15

I am a bit under the weather, again, not bad, just a little bit. It began Sunday and I hate looking "under the weather", so I tried a bit yesterday, by dressing up, somewhat, for school, to convince myself I was better by doing the outfit of the day. Sometimes dressing up, out of sweatpants, helps. (Not … Continue reading Fashion: A Renaissance Mom’s Outfit of the School Day-2/24/15

Healthy Insider: Toxin Removing Plants

We have a new addition to our family, she is a Bamboo Palm. Did know plants help clean out indoor toxins such as formaldehyde? It is true! In fact there is a list of plants that assist in cleaner indoor air. What are they, you ask? Dwarf date palm (Phoenix roebelenii) Areca palm (Dypsis lutescens) … Continue reading Healthy Insider: Toxin Removing Plants

Quote of the day: 2/24/15

"It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters."- Epictetus How do we take the situations that happen to us? The very reaction to those circumstances can either enable us to become stronger or render us weak. My mom has always told me, growing up, that my very problem is reacting. … Continue reading Quote of the day: 2/24/15