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  • Explore The Power & History of Gift-Giving

    Explore The Power & History of Gift-Giving

    From ancient twigs to modern-day luxuries, giving gifts is an honored tradition. The custom of gift giving is typically thought to stem from the Roman practice of providing the Emperor with best of luck tokens. Initially these gifts were simple, such as a couple of twigs from a sacred bush, or a variety of foods. As it ultimately happens, this practice widened in an effort to…


  • Why Hope Is Important

    Why Hope Is Important

    The Triple Threat: Faith, Hope, & Love Have you ever noticed…some people have so little in the way of owning things or even money. And yet, they are extremely happy. Could it be that their life is filled with faith, hope, and love – and that’s all that’s needed? Somehow, they are able to embrace “the little things”…


  • Care Package Ideas For Cancer Patients

    Care Package Ideas For Cancer Patients

    Every day is an opportunity to spread love give hope. In fact, any thoughtfulness will be welcomed, but there are some gifts that are particularly helpful at this time. Mugs and Scarves can make the warmth of your gift as heartfelt as the friendship. Don’t be afraid to make it personal. In trying times, any…


  • 7 Beautiful Repurposed Upgrades For Fabric Scraps

    7 Beautiful Repurposed Upgrades For Fabric Scraps

    What do you do with the leftover fabric scraps? Don’t trash them. In colonial times, fabric was a precious resource for many who could not afford the luxuries of new textiles as manufactured for the royals. Anything that could be repurposed was salvaged for clothes or other everyday uses like cleaning cloths. Today, fabric scraps…


  • Hot Outdoor Fabrics

    Hot Outdoor Fabrics

    Performance fabrics are known to be easy to clean and can withstand the wear and tear of everyday life.  “According to outdoor fabric manufacturers, the pandemic has created an increased level of demand that hasn’t been seen for several years. “For first time in 15 years, outdoor furniture is hot, hot, hot. If companies can…


  • Scarves Up

    Looking your best is not all about buying what’s on trend or shopping for expensive clothes. If you want to look stylish, think about simple accessories – like scarves. Scarves are beautiful, a work of art in many countries where they are made by hand.  That tradition is why scarves are more than just a…


  • Go From Good To A Personal Best

    Go From Good To A Personal Best

    Use These Tips To Make Your Personal Development Effective “Good, Better Best. Never Let It Rest Until Your Good Is Better And Your Better Is Best.” The origin of this quote is often attributed to Tim Duncan. Some say it is St Jerome. In either case, it is one of my favorite mantras for reaching toward a…


  • Interesting Facts & History

    Interesting Facts & History

  • The Best Reasons For Growing An Herb Garden At Home

    The Best Reasons For Growing An Herb Garden At Home

    There are a lot of advantages why you must have an indoor garden. Having an indoor herb garden in particular can be satisfying and very useful. If you begin to have one in the backyard of your home or at any vacant spot in the yard, you will reap the gratifying results of not needing to go to…


  • Silk: What Is It & Why Is It So Expensive?

    Silk: What Is It & Why Is It So Expensive?

    Silk is filament fiber formed from silkworms, or the Bombyx mori. These worms are not really worms; they are caterpillars. For thousands of years, human beings have mastered the art and science of silk production, which originated in China. Silk is extremely valued for its softness, its strength and its insulating properties. Silk is expensive…


  • How to Make Curtains On Your Own

    How to Make Curtains On Your Own

    Every home needs a bit of sprucing every now and then. Sometimes a quick rearrange of furniture does the trick. Other times the home improvement requires extensive new organizational shelves and drawers to spice up the digs to something different. However, one of the first and most simple things that should come to mind is…


  • Easy Crafting Idea: Autumn Leaf Gift Cards

    Easy Crafting Idea: Autumn Leaf Gift Cards

    Sometimes the best gifts are those that are handmade from the heart. But, the time to craft is slim. These Autumn Leaf Gift Cards can be made in a jiffy and are handy in a pinch with nice wrapping paper. #autumn #giftcards #diy #crafting #wrappingpaper #comfortsofhome #decor #timeless #elegant #aisdesigns


  • Why Hiking Is Good For You?

    Why Hiking Is Good For You?

    A Hiker’s Journey To Solitude Why do people like hiking? It can be for so many reasons. There are tons of studies on the benefits of hiking. Quite simply for me, hiking is where I like to go for a reconnection back to inner peace. Walking among the whispers of the trees, crunchy sounds of…


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