Oatmeal raisin cookies were next on the holiday agenda from The Joy of Cooking book. They turned out great! Super easy to follow the recipe and tasty afterward! I am excited to arrive at my small group get together this Friday with my various Christmas cookies: gingersnaps, sugar drops, candy cane and oatmeal raisin cookies. … Continue reading

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Prepping for the Holidays (Dry Shampoo Review)

I gave Dove's Refresh + Care (Invigorating Dry Shampoo) a test run a few days ago when my 3 day straightened hair was at its end and needed a pick-me-up. I sprayed it on my scalp in sections and brushed it out when I was all done and it did a great job of cleansing … Continue reading Prepping for the Holidays (Dry Shampoo Review)

“Oh my poor nerves, I just can’t bear it!”

I remember reading about some women with anxiety in fiction novels. They would often be characterized as frail, weak and sensitive; all in all, pretty pathetic and a burden to people more than anything else. Admittedly, I would smirk as the authors would target these women using sarcastic humour: "Oh my poor nerves, I just … Continue reading “Oh my poor nerves, I just can’t bear it!”

Time for a trip to the Library! My Library.

Over the last few weeks I have been reading Leviticus from the NIV Bible and maybe I'm crazy but it wasn't nearly as bad as other people had said it would be. Repetitive, yes... but I found all the rituals and specific details rather fascinating.  Everything must be exact. Precise. From sacrifices to festivals for … Continue reading Time for a trip to the Library! My Library.