Worth the Wait

The candle display looked sparse. My friend who owns the local Shoppe had placed an order for new ones, but they hadn’t come in yet. The display looked like it was in waiting. I went back to the Shoppe a few days later, but still no candles. There was a holdup in the shipment, but […]

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Savor the Moments

The best email of the week. “Barbara…Your Holiday candle is here!” My daughter laughed as I put this reminder in my calendar. “Only my Mother schedules a candle pickup”, she quipped. Life is not all business. You have to schedule in goodness too. The lady who sent the email owns a local shoppe and we’ve […]

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Weekends Are Sacred

My weekend begins at 5:01 on Friday’s. That is when my phone shuts down until Monday. I have two jobs as a Virtual Assistant and one is on the weekends, but I’ve had that job for 7 years. It began as my way of staying home with my daughter and making a living after leaving […]

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Magical Mom Moments

I sent my daughter a Marco Polo. I called the video, your ‘Magical Mom Moments.’ These candles are one of my all-time faves. They burn a long time, smell sensational, and the containers are beautiful. Once the candle is done, it hurts my heart to throw it away, but no more! That little bit of […]

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