...which apparently that is a misquote and the actual quote is, "sooth the savage breast" but the meaning stays the same either way. It has long been recognized that music can influence your state of mind and your mood. Mr. William Congreve was just smart enough to figure out a way to say it. Music … Continue reading Music hath charms to sooth the savage beast…
In lieu of the standard programing today, although it is related, I wanted to write about Christopher Lee. While I am deeply saddened to hear he passed away I don't want to dwell on his death, but rather celebrate his life. The act of dying is not what defines us, but rather the impacts we … Continue reading Farewell Christopher Lee
Lately I have been a lazy cook. I get home late from work/gym/errands and I just don't want to think about chopping and sautéing so dinner has been a lot of baked chicken. Let me tell you, I am more than a little sick of baked chicken. This sentiment was mentioned in passing at the … Continue reading Crockpot Shredded Chicken Tacos
That almost seems like an oxymoron. I was relaxing but got a lot of stuff done. Well that truly was my weekend. I seem to forget that sometimes the best way to relax, is to get all those pesky little things off my plate that have been nagging me for ages. Like updating my Etsy … Continue reading Relaxing yet Productive: Is it really an oxymoron?
As you may or may not know I am a big fan of Princess Bride. OK fine you probably know that since I did just do a Film Flashback Friday post about the movie. In said post I mentioned I had just picked up the memoir from Cary Elwes and promised to review it for … Continue reading As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of Princess Bride
Lately I have been on a kick to re-watch old shows. Mostly because the only time I really have to sit down and watch TV or a movie is when I am working on a crochet project. I am more or less half watching the TV since I do have to pay attention to my … Continue reading Gilmore Girls – Film Flashback Lite
We all have those products we use every stinkin' day to get ready. Your go-to, must have, it is a bad day when you run out of them products. No I am not referring to coffee, though I do suppose that is true too. I am talking about hair/makeup products. Spoiler alert this is a … Continue reading Top 5: Drugstore Beauty Products
I am a huge fan of bath time. Really I am just a huge fan of water be it baths, hot tubs, pools, beaches, or rain. For my own bath "spa" time, I usually make my own bath soaks with Epsom salt and some essential oil. Bubbles require me to buy the stuff, and I … Continue reading Bubble of a Good Time