Pile on the glitter – Fashion Fridays

Pile on the glitter – Fashion Fridays

Last week I discovered that somewhere along the line I stopped wearing jewelry. What may have started as a decision not to wear jewelry that could be damaged when doing a messy project with students or when kneading dough or simply out of laziness, became a habit. It became my regular operating system. This week I …

Time for a Tea Party – a Mad Tea Party

Time for a Tea Party – a Mad Tea Party

Years ago I read about The Mad Tea Party blog event sponsored by Vannessa at  A FancifulTwist in Artful Blogging Magazine. I’ll admit, I was enchanted. The photos I saw were vibrant, creative, sparkling, entrancing. I was smitten. When Google Reader retired and I switched over to DiggReader, I ended up catching up on some …

Joy Still Coursing Through

Joy Still Coursing Through

I’m still joyfully coursing through Vivienne McMaster’s Be Your Own Beloved: Self Care through Self Portraiture course. The photo above was taken as part of an attempt at studying movement and stillness. I wasn’t at all sure how this was going to go….it has been some time since I stopped thinking of myself as being  …

May You Always Sparkle

May You Always Sparkle

Why choose to sparkle? Really, what’s your alternative?  Not sparkling?  How attractive does that sound? Choose sparkle. Choose laughter.  Choose caring. Choose frivolity. Choose hugs. Choose relaxation. Choose to connect. Choose beauty. Choose light. Choose reflection. Celebrate. It’s not just the bling that makes you sing. It’s the heart that sets you apart.  (But there’s …

Sparkly Saturday Inspiration

Sparkly Saturday Inspiration

Today’s Sparkly Saturday Prompt: Sparkle Gratitude Who/what inspires us to have a Sparkly Saturday Sometimes I don’t feel very sparkly. Sometimes I need to find some sparkle outside of my world. When I see other sparkly beings spreading their own brand of light in the world, the sparkle that is within me is awakened. Sometimes that’s all it …