As I briefly mentioned in another comment somewhere, I decided on Monday to trek up to Enchanted Rock near Fredericksburg, TX. The insanity of last week with the job situation really pushed me to want to throw in the towel. Instead, I gathered up my husband (and left the teen to hibernate with the dogs) and … Continue reading Enchanted Rock: Fredericksburg, TX
I call to Hestia, gentle one, heart of the home, honored daughter of mighty Kronos and fair Rhea; as first and last born of those ancient Titans you take of all first and final offerings. Peace-loving goddess, tender of Olympos' flame, in tranquil pursuits you take pleasure. Hestia, in the arts of the home we … Continue reading Prayer to Hestia
Change. Unless it’s a change you make yourself…..it’s typically unpleasant. Well….actually…it sucks. I’m not going to lie. February has been a rough one for me thus far. I know. It just started. I typically schedule posts here as I write or create them, so what you see is most likely a week or two old … Continue reading Times Of Uncomfortable Change
My daughter is an amateur film maker and is in her senior year of high school. Here in TX they have academic competition, which I think is the most amazing thing EVER! If you can think of an academic - or any other non-sport -- topic, they cover it for state wide competition. Today my … Continue reading Can I Be A Boasting Mom For A Minute?
Hooray for Early Spring! And with Early Spring comes my incense blend that's a little more involved than the Longest Night Incense recipe I gave you the other month. This incense (like many of mine) are meant to be burned on a coal disc, which is put on sand or salt in a fireproof container. … Continue reading Early Spring (Imbolc) Incense
We woke up this morning to the furnace being out and 6 degrees F wind chill outside in Central TX. TX houses aren’t built like northern houses. Insulation is negligible and….well…. the furnace issue didn’t help matters. That’s okay. I have a fireplace and it is currently roaring out blessed heat. Everything is perfect … Continue reading The Perils of Unpreparedness
It's 25 degrees F (12 with wind chill) in Central TX and I feel exactly like that Pug in the above picture. I'm covered in small, white, fluffy dogs and have a fire in the fireplace. I have hot tea. But it's windy and frigid out there and it sucks because homes in TX have … Continue reading Super Subscriber Giveaway Update!
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