Thursday, August 6, 2015

Living: My No poo method of washing hair while traveling

I recently went to Montreal and I wanted to do some videos while I was there. Here is one on using baking soda to wash you hair while traveling.

Friday, July 10, 2015

living: No Poo Method Update 3 years

It  was a little  over three years  ago  that i started the No Poo Method  of washing my  hair and I  am  I  still  growing  strong.  i  highly  recommend  this  for  people  who  like to  live a low maintenance life.


Sunday, February 15, 2015

Living: Meditating

What  I  learned  yesterday.
Meditating  is  definitely  a space  that  you  create  to  hear  the answers.  I was wondering  how  I was  going to  say  something  and  the  words  started  to  flow,  I  grabbed  a pencil  and  started  writing  them  down.  Creating  a time  to  truly  connect  will  the  stillness  has benefited  me  in  all  sorts of  ways.  Lately  my  mantra  is  that  I  am  not  too busy  for  myself.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Living: Empath


Yesterday I was cleaning up  and  "all of  a sudden"  I  had  a  shooting  pain  then  a mass of  pain  in  my  right  ankle  area.  I  started  limping.  Then  I  thought for a moment.  The  computer  tech  was in the room.  I  walked  over  to him  and asked  him  where his  injury  was.  (He  has  a cast  and  it  was  taken  off  recently) He  pointed  to the  right outside  of  his  left  along the  ankle  ligaments  and  tendons  the  exact  same  places  I  was  feeling  the  sensations.  I  said,  "Your  injury  really  hurts,  I feel  it!"

Monday, February 9, 2015

Appreciating: wisdom

The  words  of  those  who  truly  care  about  us  and  the  advice  and  guidance  we  are given  from  the  past  and  in  the  present  is  something  I  value.  I  am  thankful  for  this  guidance.


Sunday, February 8, 2015

Living: Manifesting my new world.


Okay  and  so,  I  decided  that  I  ready to  start this  thing. What  thing?,  you might be  thinking.  Restarting  my  blog  and  sharing  what  is  going on  in  my  life.  I  also  plan  on  doing some  new  videos  soon.   So  today  I  attended  a workshop  on  Pleasure  Chakras  and  it  was  about  opening  the root and  sacral  chakra  to  be  able  to  manifest  more in  my life.   The  teacher  was Evelor  Savior.  She  taught  the class about Life  Numbers  and  Soul  Pleasure  Codes.  My  codes  revealed  that  I have Awareness, Luxury, Knowledge, and  Boldness  in  my  path.  After her lecture,  Evelor  did a gong  meditation that was a DNA activation. I  have  attended  several  other  workshops  as  well that  I  hope  to  share.  I  attended  this  workshop  with  Chelsea,  She  is  fun and  spiritual  and  has  great  energy.  I  will  keep  you  updated.

Chelsea, Me, Evelor Savior


Saturday, January 31, 2015

Living: Love world



Lately,  I  am  noticing  more and more the  higher energies  of  the  collective  consciousness.  A mass of  people  who  are  coming  together  to  change  themselves  and  therefore  are changing the  energy of  the  planet- this is  what I  am  being  drawn  to.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Living and Creating: insight

Today I was talking  to  someone I  haven't seen in a few days.  I  asked,"Where were you?"  She  said  she  was at the hospital.  Her  cousin  was  bitten  by a caterpillar and  his  eye  became swollen.  All  of a sudden  I  realized  I  was looking at a boy  who  was  3 or  4 years old  and  had  dirty  blonde  hair.  I  asked  her.  Is  your cousin  3 or  4 years  old  and  she  confirmed  that  he  is  3,  And  then  I  asked,  "Does  he  have blonde  hair  but  more  brownish?" She  thought  about  it,"  It  is  light  but  is  more  brown."  When  I  retold  this  to  my  mother  she  understood what  happened    right  away.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Appreciating: The Secret


Lately,  my life  has  been  different.  I  have  decided  to  start  blogging  again.
I  definitely am  feeling the  need to  share what  changes  that  are -not  actually  change  but are realizations  of the story that is-  unfolding that I call my  life.  Energy  is  definitely a part of the story.  I am  feeling it.  Are you?

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Living: What I did Tuesday: a Surprise Garden



In  May,  I  started planning a garden  for  my  Mother.  I  wanted  it  to be a surprise.  She  lives  more than  200  miles  away  from  me  so  I needed some  help  to  pull  this off.
Final  garden  sketch


The  first  thing  I  did  was  get  pictures of what my  mom's garden  currently  looked  like.  I  was trying to  go  off of  Google map  images  first.  my  brother assisted  me  with that  part.
Taken  on the morning  we  started  at 9:28 am


The  next  thing was  trying to figure out what  kind  of  plants would  be best.  Since  I am  doing  native  Florida  plants  in  my  garden,  I  decided  that  was the way  I was going  to  go  for  her  surprise  garden.  I  needed  help  because  I  can't  just  get  Florida  native  plants anywhere.  This is when  I  contacted  Troy  from  Springer Environmental   in Plant  City.  He  was  amazing  and  got the plants and the Pine Straw  bales  I needed to do  most  of the work.  He  delivered the materials  the morning of the surprise.

Okay  now  the  tricky part,  how  was  I  going to  make the day  seem  normal  so  I  would  have  time  to  do the garden  with  my brother  and  have  my  mom  come  home  to  a whole  new garden?  That  was  easy,  so  I  thought  after a conversation  I had  with my  mom.  She  volunteered  at a Thrift  Store  every  Tuesday and Friday.  When  the time  started  to  get  closer  I  casually  asked a week  in advance  if  she  was  going to the thrift  store  tomorrow  (meaning Tuesday).  She  was  like  no  I  used  to  do  that on  Wednesday  but  I  don't  do that  anymore.  Oh  no  I  got the  day  wrong and  now  that window  was  closed. "Tomorrow (meaning Tuesday)  my  friend  picks  me  up.  We  do this  every week.  We  go  shopping." she  said.  Oh  yeah...  I  have  got to get  this  friend's  number  and  make  sure  the following  week  the same  thing  is  sure to  happen  again.  My  brother  gets  the number.  I  call Cathy  and  explain  that I need mom  out of the house from  about  9:30  to 1:30pm  and  to  keep  it a surprise..  She  was  great..Cathy..  kept  it a secret.

All is  set,  Troy  from  Springer is  scheduled  to arrive  at  10:30  to 11 am  to  drop  off the materials.  I  book my  hotel  to arrive a day  early  to  be  able to  scout  Home Depot and Lowes  for  soil, mulch, and supplemental  plants.  Plus  I  got  to  relax  for the next  day  which  I  knew  would  be  exhausting  but  I  had  no  idea it  would  beyond  hot  and  beyond  exhausting at the time.

Tuesday I  woke  up  early and  made  my  way  to  Lowes.  I  picked  up a  few  plants.  Then  I  went to the Home  Depot  and  got  more  plants  and  5  bags  or  garden  soil and  five  bags of  mulch.  The  car  was packed.  Included  in the things  I  had  brought  with me  were  cement  bricks  with  Sonja and  Zane stamped  into  them ( part  of  our pet  memory  circle  we  did  the last  time  my  mom and I  did  a garden project  together)  plus  other bricks  with  Surprise  Garden  stamped into  them.  I  sat  in the Home  Depot  for  awhile  waiting for  my  brother's  text.
names for  memory circle added - didn't  have the same  color  cement  as before


surprise garden  brick placed before we changed the surrounding bricks

So the time  was around  9 am  and  I was driving  around  my  mom's  neighborhood  when I saw  that someone  was  throwing  out  bromeliads.  I  jumped  out of the car and  picked  the best  ones  I could  salvage  and  threw  them  in the car.  I  drove  around  the corner and  parked  in  someone's  driveway  and  waited.  My  brother sent a text. Cathy picked  up  mom at  9:15am!!  I  drove  around  the corner  to mom's  house  saw  Robbie  instantly, at the end  of the driveway.  I  drove up  and  got  out  the car.  No  hugs  no  hellos,  I  hadn't  seen  my  brother in  years..  It  was  go  time  there  would  be plenty  of time for  hugs  later.  I said  get the newspapers..  and  it  was ON!!!! Could  we  pull this  off in  4  hours  during 100  degree  blazing hot sunny day weather?

My  brother was already warned  through  our  previous  conversations  that I was going to   delegate the work  to him  multi-task  style.  I  had  him  get  out the newspapers,  unpack the car,  re-organize the memory  circle and add the new bricks,  do the surprise  garden circle  and  add the new bricks  and  start  weeding the two  circles.  I  started  to  place the plants  I  into the places  where  the holes  were going to be  dug and I started  on planting and rearranging the bromeliads  ( my  arms  got  cut  up  those  things  are sharp-bromeliads).


Before
After
Meanwhile, my  brother  way  laying  down  newspapers  to  cover the grass  for the pine  straw  path and  digging the holes and  transplanting.  It  was  so  hot and both of  us  were getting sun burn.  At  one  point  we  both  we  getting  "the  dizzies" so  we  took  a long  break.

my  brother working hard in the hot sun

When  we  were  almost  done,  I  took  another  picture.
almost done


The garden  really  doesn't look  like  much  from the front.  It  is the view  from the garden  bench  that  I was designing  for.

the next  day  in  morning  light

view  from the garden bench
So  my  mom's  friend  drives  up  exactly  at  1:30pm.  My  brother and I  cleaned  up  outside and organized things  and  were  resting  inside.  My  mom sees  the  car  (my  husband's  car)  she  doesn't  recognize  it.  My  brother  inside  with  me  looking  out the  front  window  says, "  She  didn't notice the garden."  She  walks  inside  and  we say  "Surprise!"  See  my  mom  knew  my  brother and I were up to  something and  it  had  to do  with the garden.  But  I  was  visiting  her  a week  before  I  told  her I was coming and  I  was driving  my  husband's  car  not  my  car  that  she  would  recognize.  My  brother  says,  "Did  you notice  something  outside?"  We  walk  her  outside..  She  still  doesn't  notice.  Then  my  brother  says,  "The Garden."  We  did a walk  through  and  she  really  loved  the way  the pine  straw broke  up  the  grass.  the  next  day she  called  my  aunt  and  we  did  another  walk  through.  It  had  rained  so  everything looked  revived!  My  brother and  I were extremely  sun burnt  and exhausted.  All of it  worth it!  My  brother  finally got  his  hug and  I  thanked  him,  especially since  he  did most  of the work.  Now  only  if  my  garden  looked this good!









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