Seasonal Products: Trash or Treasure?

When the seasons change it is a good time to go through your makeup and look for any items that are out of date or appear “iffy” with a texture change/ingredient separation. You can weed out any seasonal colors as well. Since the days are getting shorter and the first cool breezes of autumn have…

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Summertime Writing Essentials

Warm weather and bright sunlight are especially tempting this time of year. Their siren call leads me away from my computer and into my backyard garden. I have yet to find a good way to write on my Macbook or iPad outside in the sunlight. So to keep myself indoors and locked to the screen for enough time to be productive, I make my writing area as comfortable as possible and pack it with a few essentials to keep my motivation level high.

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One Last Taste of Summer with HL Carpenter

We’re fortunate enough to live where fresh citrus fruit is readily available, and one of our favorites is a small oval sweet-sour gem called the kumquat. We like simple, and there’s no peeling, coring, or slicing involved in kumquat eating. Yank that little beauty off the tree or pull it out of the package, rinse, and eat.

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