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You KNOW this....Pinterest is a time sucker

Posted by Stacy Thompson on

I know so many people who love Pinterest.  It's a really easy way to make online file folder for things you don't want to forget about.  With beautiful pictures.  With websites.  With do it yourself instructions.  And so much more... I tried to avoid it for so many years...1--Because it took me alot of practice using it over time to figure out how to use it properly and 2--it's a real time sucker.  Before you know it, you've spent hours on it browsing everything from animals to decorating.  I discovered my daughter used it in high school to find quotes...

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Journaling can be beneficial to your health

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We all write in our daily lives with emails and texting, etc.  But journaling is different. Many things you read would have you believe it's only for self discovery.  But journaling can be helpful in many ways.  This article at Psychcentral.com suggests that journaling has many heath and emotional benefits. I did lots of journaling when my kids were growing up.  Mostly so I could remember things that happened!  Some things I journaled about were happy, some sad, some maddening! Sometimes I only had time to write a sentence, so I could come back later and expand on the subject. I...

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Chokers rule

Posted by Stacy Thompson on

In case you haven't noticed, chokers are everywhere.  This is a hot jewelry trend you might want to try.  Young ladies have been asking me for these since last year! (Didn't we last wear these in the 60's and 70's?)  But these new and updated styles are lovely.                                                   Chokers are boho chic and can be layered with other necklaces you have for a custom look all your own.  Only $12.99.  Freshwater cultured pearls accent each choker.  Lots...

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Exactly what IS in that cosmetic and body product?

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A lot has been written lately about how the US does not regulate as many additives in cosmetic and personal care products as other countries. Gwyneth Paltrow has been talking about it and has created a new clean cosmetic line. Her website is a fun read (http://goop.com/)   A local blogger in Raleigh, Leigh Hines, has been investigating, using, and represents products on a mission to find companies that manufacture purer products. (beautycounter.com) Because ladies, did you know we use an average of 6-8 products on our faces and bodies every single day?  WOW. Like some of you, we find...

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Sea Salt from Wrightsville Beach - New flavors!

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Calling all foodies and friends who love to cook!  New flavors of Sea Love Sea Salt  are available in our shop.  Customers have loved our coarse, all natural finishing salts in interesting flavors.  You'll love to try them yourself, or give to someone as a family chef's treat.    Owner, Amanda Jacobs, hand-harvests seawater, by the 5 gallon bucket, from Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.  She literally dips the buckets in the surf at the beach (what a job, huh?) and loads the buckets into her truck and heads back to the farm.  She filters the water and the salt is...

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