9 Skincare Essentials For Your Backpack

If you’re an outdoorsy kind of person, these tips can be used for more activities than hiking! Just because we hike, it doesn’t mean that we don’t care about our skin (or our appearance).  We don’t accept sunburn and welts from bug bites as par...

The Four Agreements

This book is likely the easiest read, but most useful read that I’ve come across in a long time.  It’s certainly worth your time and ripe for an easy Sunday afternoon.  So, here are the main points: 1)  Be impeccable with your word.  2)  Do not take...

My Top 12 Beauty Products of All Time

These makeup products are my favorite products of all time!  By no means am I saying that I use these products exclusively, but I am saying that these are the first products that I will replace should I lose my purse or if my house burned down.  If you bump into me on...

God is a Green Disc

Not long ago, I went biking in Wharton State Forrest in Southern New Jersey.  Alone.  Normally, I have a riding buddy; however, he couldn’t go because he fell down the steps and was bruised and sore.  I was committed to going because biking is something I...

Summer 2017 Bucket List

Okay, this list is really my “By Columbus Day” Bucket List!  I think I can get all of this done between now and Columbus Day. If I work really hard when I’m supposed to be working, I have plenty of time to play. Appalachian Trail Boardwalk in Sussex County Location:...

10 Ways to Embrace the Year of 40

Life comes with a range of possibilities and experiences.  Some should be fun while other should be deep and fulfilling and speak to your convictions.  Do you!  Celebrate life anew! Buy a piece of keepsake jewelry.  Don’t necessarily aim for expense; choose what...

The Turn of Life: Sifted Lessons

http://blushandbrushes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/win_20170306_110939-2.mp4 The turn of life = I think I’m seeking balance, that we’re seeking balance. When I think about what matters and how I spend my days, I think about two things:  what I’d say if today...