Friday, March 26, 2010

Scents of Hawaii

In all this world I have a favorite peaceful sanctuary. A place that has its own special identity. Sights and sounds of a world forgotten in time. In all its grandeur we know it as Hawaii. Many special scents abound in nature's tropical bounty. Passion fruit, pineapple, papaya, coconut, ginger and my very favorite "jasmine." My Alba moisture cream is a wonderful blend of vitamin E and lovely jasmine. I use it everyday to promote soft and healthy skin, help guard against environmental stress and premature aging of the skin. Taking your skin to the islands on vacation is truly wonderful, but for those days when we are home, why not transform your day with the scents of the islands and take your skin to the tropics over and over again. Try Jasmine and vitamin E moisture rich cream by Alba, truly a delight for the skin. Always stay refreshed! Enjoy!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Lovely Day!

Today was one of the best days ever! The warmth of the sun was amazing as it streamed across the windows and gave a sense of beauty to my little home. The brightness made me think of happier days. I do miss the days of summer and all that goes with them...the days at the beach, sporting events, potato salad, watermelon, chips and hamburgers. All memories in the making of one's life. To be cherished each and everyday.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Megs & Mo Upscale Resale

Hey, please check out Megs and Mo upscale resale. They have lots of great finds, all at a reasonable price. Tons of new spring items. Located in the great Proctor district of Tacoma. Enjoy shopping!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Simple Stress Relievers

Today I had the nicest visit with a friend that I attended the university with. So many years ago, yet time seemed to stand still. We had a lively discussion about everything that life has brought our way. We both agreed that taking more stress away from our daily lives would make our quality of life better and more relaxing. Exercising, walking, yoga, tai chi, eating well and talking with friends is the best remedy. So we shall try to relax and enjoy all that life has to offer. Including great friendships! Thanks for the day!

Monday, March 15, 2010

The Simple Life

Living a simple life is very rewarding. Minimalistic, some call it. No mess, no clutter, simply the freedom to enjoy nature, family and friends. Simple meals equal less cooking and grocery shopping. Also, not as expensive. Plus an added benefit: better health for all in the family. As the doctors say, lessen the stress to live a longer and happier life! What a great reward! So today I shall try to live stress free. Don't know if I can do this everyday, but I will try my best! Always enjoy your day! (Especially when the sun shines bright).

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Simple Walking

One of the easiest ways to stay fit? Walking! It is easy, fun and can make us feel great! Try to be outside and enjoy nature with a brisk walk for your health. It will help us stay young...

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Quick Dessert

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Quick Dessert includes great classic and contemporary dessert ideas for any day of the week. Please check it out for complete recipes. Happy eating!

El Natural on Proctor

We have found a great natural product shop! El Natural is a premium organic store offering natural hair, body and beauty products for the family. Soaps by the slice from Primal Elements, Barstow and Barstow, beeswax and soy candles, affordable essential oils, many organic shampoos and conditioners, new organic sunblocks in time for the days of summer in Washington. They are located on 1206 South Proctor in Tacoma. Gift certificates available. Happy shopping!

Monday, March 8, 2010

Over 55 Discounts

For all of you active seniors over 55 years young: Tuesdays at Rite Aid receive 10% off, and the first Tuesday of the month, 20% regular prices, with your free Living Well card. (Ask for it in the pharmacy).  Ross department stores: 10% off every Tuesday. Oroweat bread stores: 10% off everyday! Plus good prices! Better values equal simpler living and less stress. Enjoy the discounts!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Spring Cleaning 2010

As spring quickly advances with warm sunny days I find myself doing some basic spring cleaning. The clutter of winter in the home is overwhelming this time of year. I always want to open up the house to fresh air! First I must remove all those things I left sitting around in every room. I've found that donating those items is the best strategy or bagging them up for a summer yard sale. Doing this frees my mind so I can enjoy those beautiful warm days of spring! Now I can relax, and in the calming sanctuary of my home. 

For some simple storage solutions, check out They have a wide range of chic and cost effective storage solutions. Creating a new home for springtime! 

Monday, March 1, 2010

Eating Well + Exercising Well = Living Well

Today the secret to living a long and healthy life is eating good foods and exercising while keeping our minds busy. Sometimes a walk in the neighborhood with family and friends does more for us than we know. In this high tech world, we need more time to get outdoors and move! One of my favorite destinations is the Grandview Trail overlooking the fabulous Chambers Bay Golf Course. So for today, my plan is to exercise more and worry less, unclutter my mind and my home! More on that later. Enjoy your day!