Color Psychology, Color Meanings. Pt. 2

This is a continuation of a blog post on Monday about color and it’s meanings.  Let’s start with the next color. Black:  Black is sophistication. It can be safe, intelligent,weighty, distinct, mysterious, conservative, classic, serious, authoritative, but also cool, dead, empty, cold, mournful, and empty. Brown is comfortable, stable, natural, rich, distinctive, traditional, rich but […]

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5 Ways to Save Money

Saving money is difficult.  So many things cost money.  School loans are at an all time high.  Paying for a mortgage, car, insurance and any medical costs could eat your savings up.  So how do you save money?  Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet that will land you instant savings. You have to build your […]

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Every Color Has A Story. Color Psychology.

Color.  I love color.  Nothing makes me happier than looking at a wall of paint swatches, or bin of colored pencils.  Color makes me smile.  Color is a very influential in many aspects of our lives. It not just for looks either.  Color can illicit an emotional response. Marketers, artists and designers all know how […]

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5 Ideas for Self Care

I am so stressed right now it isn’t even funny.  So much is going on in my life that is severe, hard, and any other number of adjectives.  I just want to curl up in a little ball.  Know the feeling?  This is when you need to buckle down and take care of yourself.  Here […]

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September Journal Prompts

Summer is almost over.  Fall is in the air.  Many of us have school or kids in school.  This is also a time to start thinking of the various holidays coming up.  I don’t know about you, but I often consider September the start of the year, not January.  So with that in mind, here […]

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Giving You a Quick Update…

Hello everyone.  I”m sure you have noticed that I have been a little MIA the last two weeks.  My son has started back at school.  He wanted to go to school and his depression has improved greatly.  His anxiety still showed, but he was doing much better. The first week of school he did okay. […]

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10 Fashion Terms To Know

1. Broadcloth:  A medium weight fabric made of cotton or a cotton blend with characteristic crosswise ribs. 2. Brocade: A fabric type woven on a Jacquard loom which gives any design on the fabric a raised look. 3. Calfskin: Hide from a young cows that has been tanned and can be used for leather or […]

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What is Dysgraphia?

What is dysgraphia?  Dysgraphia is a brain based disorder that effects the writing of those suffering from it.  Dysgraphia effects everything from the way you hold your pen to how you form letters, writing in a straight line, even if you can form your thoughts on paper. For my own child “E”, dysgraphia primarily showed […]

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10 Things to Declutter

One of my monthly features is about the concept of decluttering.  I usually give 10 things to look at.  You don’t have to do all of the 10, but they are things to think about.  Life for me gets overwhelming.  These give me a reminder that I should check certain things.  I am trying to […]

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10 Things To Clean

Here is the monthly list of 10 things you need to clean.  These are things that you normally don’t clean on a day to day basis.  Things that maybe you have forgotten about cleaning or things you have let go.  Take these ten for the month and get some things accomplished. Wash the pet dishes.  […]

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