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Intro to Smoke Cleansing

Intro to Smoke Cleansing

Do you need some fresh energy?  Clearing out negative vibes, and welcoming the positive?  With the way 2020 has been going, I would say, HECK YES!  If this is you let me give you a little education in Smoke Cleansing. When you see the images of these beautiful bundles, you might think of the words 'Saging or Smudging' those terms are attributed to Native American people & are sacred to their ceremonies & practices.  Although these might seem similar they are actually not the same thing.  These bundles are used for SMOKE CLEANSING. You can create your own unique experience...

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Unexpected Gifts

Unexpected Gifts

It was then I decided to give thanks for being able to do the laundry, to make lunch, to clean up, to go for a walk in the heat, pick up dog poop, homeschool my kids, all the mundane things that make up daily living.  I had forgotten that being pain free is such a huge gift, not afforded to everyone.

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Crystals for selling your home

Crystals for selling your home

Selling your home? You may want to add some extra sparkle and luck with the help of some special crystals.  Gemstones and crystals are believed to put out good vibrations and encourage certain types of energy.  If you feel like you need an extra boost, here are a few lovely choices to brighten up your home. First, make sure you’ve done all the required work, crystals are amazing, but their qualities don’t trump the work of retaining a reputable realtor, professionally cleaning and staging your home, and doing the appropriate research to price for the market.  Assuming you’ve done all...

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The Hawaiian Prayer of Ho'oponopono

The Hawaiian Prayer of Ho'oponopono

Ho’ oponopono 

h’o (to make) pono (right) pono pono (doubly right)

I love you.  I am sorry.  Please forgive me.  Thank you.

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Ho’oponopono is derived from an ancient Hawaiian practice of forgiveness and reconciliation.  The prayer or mantras are the four phrases above.

This quote from Maya Angelou comes to mind, “Hate it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but not solved one yet” 

I think to myself, have we had much success hating our way out of poverty, hunger, homelessness, wars, violence, or diseases?  The only thing that cancels hate is love.  Light is the only thing that can chase away the dark. Hate has caused us to be angry, to become depressed, to take sides, to say one thing or person is better than the other, and a whole slew of negative repercussions. 

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A Ring for a Haircut – and So Much More

A Ring for a Haircut – and So Much More

Rings were the first real jewelry item that I made and felt like I perfected. This, by the way, was about 20 years ago and long before you could jump on Google or YouTube to discover anything you wanted to learn. I had to sign up for an actual class, jump in my car and drive to a location! Rings became my signature item. Early on in my first company, June Bijou, Real Simple magazine featured one of my rings in their Breast Cancer Awareness issue. Besides selling a ton – and I mean a ton of rings – I...

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