From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges


March 2017

A Year And A Half

A year and a half ago a journey was started after what felt like losing everything I was. I stepped into an office that housed people who did social services not knowing what I was getting myself into. I was... Continue Reading →

Product Review: Hubble Contacts

This blog is all about helping us to better ourselves. And I've learned this last year that while I'm not one who really works hard on her appearance (mainly because I just don't know how) having confidence in the way... Continue Reading →

It Would Happen

I'd like to think I'm a good person, most days. I like to lend a helping hand. I like to give support. I like to help anyone in need to the best of my ability. And that's what happened even... Continue Reading →

To Pops and Beyond

Saying goodbye never gets easier. No matter how many times, or to what degree you have to do it. And, this goodbye is no different. Today, I received news that a good friend of mine was struggling with the very,... Continue Reading →

What’s In A Name

I was gently reminded this weekend that I have to be kinder to myself (thank you). So, in an effort to do that  figure I get a little down and dirty in figuring out who exactly I am. I need... Continue Reading →

Stuffed Nutella Hotcakes

Stuffed. Nutella. Hotcakes. I mean does this recipe really need anymore of an introduction? Seriously, you already had me at hotcakes. Most people do. Then you add Nutella and I think I've fallen in love.  I took a hiatus last... Continue Reading →

Finding Peace

Have you ever felt that indescribable feeling where complete and utter calm flows through your entire body and everything in life - even though it is pretty chaotic - settles? It is that moment where even if the grass is... Continue Reading →

Hey All! Wanted to make sure I let you all knowing that I created a new blog, Flores Adoption Adventures, to document the journey my husband and I are on to grow our family. I've been thinking a great deal... Continue Reading →

Portland Plague

--PLEASE STAND BY-- This is not a test. I repeat, this is not a test. Attention, an event of unknown origin has begun in your area. In order to ensure your safety you must perform the following actions. Deviation will result... Continue Reading →

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