“Over the River and Thru the Woods…”

Remember singing these words when you were a kid? They always had such meaning for me – maybe because we lived in the country and Grandma lived some miles away … it was such an innocent time when we enjoyed our family together at Thanksgiving. We looked forward to turkey with all the trimmings. Heaps…

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A Wedding Story…

Being the mother-of-the-bride can be quite taxing for many, many months. The lists, the many, many lists, even though managed and headed by a very capable wedding planner, every conceivable wedding designation that included florists, dressmakers, alterations, jewelers, car services, caterers and more…and this was just a partial list of retained participants needed to pull…

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Guess Who?

Throw back Thursday is popular on Facebook. Here I am at age 7 with an eye for fashion and beauty. Notice I’m carrying a handbag, wearing a bracelet and socks with my sandals. My hair, styled surely by my mother, was very stylish. We lived on a farm near Enid, Oklahoma. My mother’s best friend,…

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Living a successful life, filled with purpose.

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One of my favorite affirmations is this:  I am restored in body, mind and spirit. The following interview I conducted with Dr. Marina Kostina for Authority Magazine reflects my take on living a successful life, a life filled with purpose, adventure and abundance in every form. Bottom line:  Don’t give up and don’t give in…live…

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Home Spa Ideas

home spa ideas

Get rid of disruptions, and set the right mood with essential oils and candles! Exfoliate. Deep condition your hair. Try a face mask. Use a body scrub. Soothe your feet. Get Vitamin D from the sun. Exercise outdoors. Do facial exercise to look your most radiant.

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Why Do I Look Tired?

why do i look tired

Have you ever asked yourself, “Why do I look tired?” Tired has become a national malady. Yes, we all put in a lot of hours doing a multitude of tasks. From children, grandchildren, parents, friends, family – it seems we can be pulled in a myriad of ways into “tired.”  So how do you stop…

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Dynamic Women Talk Radio Feature – Facial Magic

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Dynamic Women Talk Radio – Celebrating vibrant, charismatic women everywhere!  Listen as Cynthia Rowland, creator of Facial Magic and Luscious Lips, joins the panel to discuss two thought provoking segments – “Mean Girls” and “Doubt.”  Women love these types of thought provoking discussions – you just never know what challenges and situations will be thrown…

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Teen Miraculously Recovers Following Family’s Prayers

This story is just too good not to post and share. Here is how a Mother’s love produced a miracle! Three teenage boys fell through the ice on Lake Ste. Louise, the smaller of two lakes in the City of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, during Martin Luther King Day, January 19. By the time a rescue…

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4 Things You Might Not Know About Your Cell Phone

Good information to use when unexpected situations arise:  Low cell battery? Need emergency help when you’re out of range? Your phone is missing/lost/stolen and you want to disable it? For all the folks with cell phones. (This should be printed and kept in your car, purse, and wallet. Good information to have with you.) There…

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Tall Ships® Festival Welcomes World’s Largest Rubber Duck

Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck project will make its west coast debut at Tall Ships® Festival L.A., August 20, 2014, sailing into the Port of Los Angeles Harbor leading the Tall Ships® Grand Parade of Sail. This rubber duck is expected to draw 250,000 people to the waterfront this weekend celebrating the Tall Ships. View it at…

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Forget Expensive Cleaning Products!

Years ago cleaning products began flooding the market – from abrasive cleansers that remove black marks from your kitchen sink to toilet bowl cleaners to wood treatments, there is a commercial product for every situation. Now there’s news that bananas, catsup and even potatoes can act as cleaning aids and rust removers. Experts reveal how…

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Top 40 Tourist Scams to Watch for This SUmmer

For you frequent travelers and those who are just headed out on vacation, here are solutions to challenges that just might present themselves to you whether it’s a weekend in Las Vegas or a 10 day stay in Paris. Read about these scams at the Daily Mail. Have a safe summer!

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