Treasures of the Louvre – France, Part 2

Getting lost in the vast maze of rooms at the Musee de Louvre.  Even with a map in hand, this is easy to do. There is so much to take in. Paintings and frescoes by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Raphael and more. Room after room filled with ancient art and...

The Joys of Paris! France, Part 1

Finally I have time to write about my travels in Paris this past fall and share some photos.  It was truly a joy to be there again.   The city is filled with beauty in so many ways.  There is so much to love – historic architecture, awe-inspiring Gothic...

Stones and Crystals For Calm Balanced Energy

In stressful times, when the energy around me is unsettled and chaotic, I reach for my Stone People. Crystals and stones can clear negative energy and help you stay grounded and calm.  Keep them in your pocket, place them where you work or sleep, hold them as you...

Herbs, Flowers and Essential Oils to Reduce Stress and Create Calm

  Continuing my discussion of how to create calm and balance, I offer you some plants, flowers and herbs that can assist you during stressful or unsettled times. How do you use them? Dry Herbs These are the whole plant or flower, in dried form.  Sprinkle them in your...

Make Your Own Essential Oil Spray

An Essential Oil spray can clear and balance the energy of your home fast!  Depending on the essential oils you choose, it can be uplifting or soothing, creative or calming.  You can use your spray during Space Clearing, purification rituals, home blessings or any...