Create a Nurturing Home Environment This Winter

If you haven't already packed away your string of lights, you might consider using them to add some light to the dark month of January. Did you know that while we're gaining minutes of sun, twilight is shorter. That's why it's not feeling any lighter--yet. Since...

Pamper Yourself With a Home Spa Day

Amid the hustle and bustle of holiday season, a little self-care is in order. You can take some time for you with a DIY spa day. You just need a little bit of creativity and some recipes to make whatever you don't have. Prep You are...

Surviving the Loss of a Pet

Losing a cherished pet can be a devastating and traumatic experience. In order to heal, it’s important to give yourself the space and time to grieve.   My calico cat Murphy was 18 when I lost her. I’d adopted her from a shelter when she was 2....

A Guide to Gifting and Caring for Holiday Plants

From the traditional poinsettia to the big and bold amaryllis, holiday plants can provide a dazzling pop of color to your home.  Here’s a handy how-to if you are gifted with a holiday plant (or if you gift yourself with one.) Poinsettia With more than 70 million...