What Does it Mean to be Present?

Several months ago, I was approached to do a book review for a children’s book called What Does it Mean to be Global? by Rana DiOrio. As an activist for equality, I was thrilled to be part of this book and its special way of illustrating to our children that we are all equal, regardless of where we are from.
Ms. DiOrio has recently published another book for children titled, “What [...]



Gypsy Jewels

Their nursing clips are beautiful. The sample I tried out was a lovely dark green and black piece of bead work that I would have been happy to wear as a necklace.


What Does It Mean To Be Global

Living in the Washington, D.C., area, I am happy that my children will grow up to experience the different cultures around us, its one of the reasons I want to stay here. This book reflects that spirit, beautifully: a spirit of community and appreciation for our similarities and differences.


Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness


The Joy of Living 
Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness
Written by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
This is the newest book I’m reading, the author weaves together the principles of Tibetan Buddhism, neuroscience, and quantum physics in a way that will forever change the way we understand the human experience.
This is a great book and if your into meditation or want to try it for the first time; this tells you so much about [...]


HM Weekly!

Jungle Love, a new Star Trek Movie, and bonus teeth…Q’s got Ten Things for you.
Bunny Glitter’s Interesting Person of the Week? Melissa Baswell!
From a Window on the Rez is making the most of her abundant Canadian snow.
In My Crazy Life is not going down without a fight!
Gray Gaia takes a walk down memory lane.
A Hippy Chick is embracing failure. And it’s not as bad as it sounds.
The Inside [...]


Come Dream With Me: Confessions of a Pisces

A lot of what you read about the star signs is pretty cliché. Pisces are supposed to be intuitive, dreamy, and spiritual. We’re also known for a few (*ahem*) less desirable qualities like laziness and escapism. And to be honest, a lot of those generalizations are true. But you really can’t grasp the full essence of who we fundamentally are simply by reading about “Pisces Traits” in a book or [...]


Blog Salute: Suburban Jungle

She makes us laugh, she makes us cry, I don’t know if she knows we spy….
Jenny takes us on a hilarious adventure through the world of parenting in a style only a fellow cracked-out mom can appreciate. She’d be fun to grab drinks with, and probably even more fun to watch after consuming too many drinks. $5 says she has been a table dancer at one time or another.
Go read [...]