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“The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words.” – William H. Gass

Life Writings

A Absolute Bath & Body Works fan who writes a blog for both men and women covering various topics including photography, gardening, cooking, arts and crafts .

Life Writing's | On Being Connected

I have been watching my insights this week on my Face Book postings and there have been two that were making me shake my head at the numbers they are showing. Now I don't base my postings on what the numbers will show. The numbers have no part in what I share, and I have posted for years without noticing there even were numbers to look at. Go figure. 

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Life Writing's | Bath and Body Works Single Coverage

I saw a video that has been making its way around social media since Friday and to say that it is disturbing is an understatement. I just need to write out my thoughts because it reminds me of something that has bothered me for a long time.

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Life Writing's | Putting the T in Transparency

Social Media is a vicious Bitch.  Not as vicious as I am - or so I am told... but you do what you can do...

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Life Writing's | Spilling the Tea on a Cold Fall Evening

It has been a day.  One I probably should end by watching TV and decompressing, quietly, with only the green glow from my desk lamp and the flickers of light from the muted TV.  But...

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Life Writing | A Day in the Pumpkin Patch

Perhaps silly of me to say, I know...I understand, but this is a hard week for us with Friday marking another years anniversary of losing our Angeline and this visit to our favorite farm's pumpkin patch and being out and around all of this it ...renewed my soul....just a smidge.   It does not get easier - Look at that face, so full of life... But I try to still do those things we all did together as a family. ( The photo above was her last pumpkin patch visit ).

I walked beneath the bluest sky dappled with puffy, white clouds feeling the suns warmth on my face...through rows and rows of orange wonder with a fall chill in the air. 

It was wonderful. It was a good day.

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Life Writings | I am reminded

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Life Writings | Like a Kid in a Candy Store

Life Writings | Like a Kid in a Candy Store

One of my favorite places to visit while out at the mall, Lolli -n- Pops Candy and Confections store. Also one of the prettiest stores in the mall with the best in-store marketing and packaging. Everything your sweet tooth can want and more, this little place has it all. My favorites are from the retro candy section... that sweet candy from when I ...
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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | Deliciously Apple

Think of Apple Picking season when the apples are still warm from the sun on the tree and you reach up and take it off and bite into it before washing it. The sweetness and the tart perfection hits you like nothing you experience from a store bought fruit.
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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | Autumn Bonfire

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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | Autumn Pumpkin

First on my "must have" list of candles...Autumn Pumpkin should be on yours too!  Continue reading for my thoughts on this HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Candle.

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Life Writing | Rain, rain go away...and take the Tornadoes with you!

You know that old saying, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade."  Currently, the saying here would be, " When Life gives you Rain...build an ark."

Over the past few months, the weather here feels more like Mother Nature is tearing pages out of the Weather Channels Guide to Natural Disasters to see just what would happen if I did this... page.

I have lived here all of my life and while there have been a few terrible things that have happened weather-wise, things of late have me quite concerned.

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Hey, Where did that photo...go?

Hey, Where did that photo...go?

I am not sure what is going on, but some of the blog posts photos have lost their link and have disappeared...and I will need to re-post all of the photos for each posting.  I am sorry for any inconvenience but I also post HERE should you need to reference something before I get it all fixed.  Ah, modern technology and me... Fun! ​ ​ ​ ​ ...
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Homeworx By Harry Slatkin | New Mountain Woodland Candle Collection

Tomorrow, July 25th at Noon on QVC, HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin new Candle Collection will be offered. Details on these beautiful hobnail glass candle jars below.

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Life Writing | Sticks and Stones

When stones attack...film at eleven!
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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | All Through the House Collection | Mistletoe Magic

There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays... and every home needs this HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Mistletoe Magic candle in it!

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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | All Through the House Collection | Autumn Pinecone

I don't know what the inspiration was for this fragrance...but I am lost in thoughts of my walks in the forest among the trees.
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HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin | Christmas in July on QVC | July 15th, 2018 Items

 QVC Christmas in July HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Collection: Products found online and from video clips prior to launch of products, links to purchase added.

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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | All Through the House Collection | Harvest Leaves

My second burn of the day, this HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Harvest Leaves candle is one to hoard.  Here is why...
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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | All Through the House Collection - Pumpkin Caramel Corn

On a warm July evening I surrounded myself with the gourmand richness of caramel covered popcorn.  Fall cannot arrive soon enough.

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HomeWorx Candles by Harry Slatkin | Review | Pineapple Colada Candle

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Today I wanted to share a new candle I am burning. A friend had sent me a few of the new HomeWorx by Harry Slatkin Candles to try and I am excited to share some of my thoughts on each of the scents and burn of these three wick candles. Today I have been enjoying the Pineapple Colada Candle and here is my review...

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