Today is the beginning of a new chapter with my business!! I have the state and city business licenses and the tax id applications ready to be mailed back to the appropriate people.. That means I am an official business! I am also taking all my prepared product over to my new permanent location @ […]
“It doesn’t look like any tree on this planet.” (Quote from http://www.apnmag.com/winter_2005/frankenpine.php) We are talking about a 100 foot cell phone tower disguised as a tree. It has been spotted in places such as San Diego, Washington, and Arizona. It has been described as a resembling a toilet brush and the phrase “frankenpine” is used […]
“The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) recently reported that 63 percent of Americans are sleep deprived.” (Source: http://www.didyouknow.org) Did you know that symptoms of insomnia include: Difficulty falling asleep. Waking up too early then not being able to get back to sleep. Waking up frequently throughout the night. Waking up feeling un-refreshed. Various things can cause […]
Reviews on website hosting companies…
My website (Custom Gifts By Talina) went live in November 2005. Over the course of the last few months I have experienced many site building mistakes and frustrations. I am taking search engine optimization classes and chatting with several other small business owners on various groups (AZ Craft Biz Connection & QFLEA) to learn more […]
Life force energy
Do you believe in life force energy?? This is the idea that energy is present everywhere, both in animate and inanimate objects. This idea has been widely accepted and is also believed to apply to our physical selves. Some quotes about this are “where thoughts flow energy goes” or “You become what you think […]
I just read a great article about a farmer who acquired a cat for his farm. I really enjoyed the article, if you want to read it you can visit: http://www.slate.com/id/2133625/?nav=tap3>1=7641 I am very much a cat person; I actually own 5 cats (technically, they own us). I only meant to own two but the […]
How do they perceive you??
The way a person chooses to approach a situation can dictate the response that person gets in return. I teach dance at a high school. I have student leaders who help me teach the students. This is a lesson they are learning first hand. Have you ever been approached by someone who is just obviously […]
How much pollution is in your body??
It truly is a scary thing to contemplate. How much unnatural, harmful stuff is in your body?? I found this quiz today and was horrified! I try to eat healthy and take care of myself but I am not avoiding canned tuna, permanent markers and glue because of the toxins.. I depend on my body’s […]
Alternative Hair Removal Recipe
Sugaring is an alternative form of hair removal. Some people believe it is better for your skin than waxing because all the ingredients are natural and less likely to clog pores. Sugaring is an ancient method of hair removal that was first practiced in the Middle East. The sugar mixture is heated to form a […]
Let It Begin With Me
New Year makes optimists of us all. When we make our resolutions and prepare to start a fresh new chapter in our lives (as Anne of Green Gables said, “With no mistakes in it”) we embrace the hopefulness of the clean slate, the chance to do it better, to do it right. Isn’t that really […]
Our bodies, Our health.
Our body, Our health. “Many people treat their bodies as if they were rented from Hertz — something they are using to get around in but nothing they genuinely care about understanding.” — Chungliang Al Huang When I read this statement I could not agree more. So many people are so unhealthy these days. Whether […]
Did you know??? Great uses for coffee!!!
Coffee can be used to dye the hair darker. Read a discussion board topic on this. Old coffee grounds are great for roses and other nitrogen and protein craving plants. Read a discussion board topic on this. You can make a coffee dough for art?? Mix 1 cup of flour, 1/2 cup of salt and 1 […]
A day off…. to cook and be lazy!
We are supposed to get a storm in the next few days with the possibility of SNOW!!! Good old Flagstaff, AZ has been miserable this winter without the snow. Nathan and I are really hoping for this promised storm!! So we were both off work today and we sort of had a lazy day. We […]
Welcome home, come enjoy the vomit with me
So today has been fun!! I first had one of my girls come up to me and declare she wanted to quit the group because she feels she is holding everyone back. So I had to diffuse that situation and I found out some of the other team members are making this girl feel bad. […]
Eventful times: Chalk in my eye!
Alrightie, It’s time to write a blog. I have been really occupied over the last two days. Mostly because both N and I had time off work and we were really trying to spend some time together. Okay so I am going to start telling you about Tuesday- My plan was to take N out […]
Sometimes you have to speak up for yourself!!!
Okay, so this morning on my way home from work I fell asleep while driving!! Nothing too terrible happened, just drove off the road on to the shoulder. Didn’t hit any cars, people, animals or trees! I was very shook up though! I have never dozed off while driving, EVER!! Today was my first and […]
Hola maintenance!!! Apartment living blows.
So, the new apartment (apartment #2 in flagstaff @ Timberline Village) is slowly getting unpacked and things are becoming more and more normal by the day. We are keeping the cats locked in our bedroom at night then we let them out to roam the house when were around to supervise them. One of my […]
Okay so here is a funny AND very true story: So N brews his own beer. He decided to try out a batch of root beer for us to try. So it has yeast in it, it sits and ferments creating the carbonation. It was brewed in a one gallon glass bottle/ jar thingy. You […]
Toxins and Detoxification
It is amazing how complex our bodies are. Most people (myself included) really fail to understand and fully appreciate the complexity of our bodies. Our bodies are designed to naturally remove toxins in order to keep us healthy. The natural process of detoxification is remarkably complex, finely tuned and simply amazing. It is one of […]
I work in the service industry and have for many years. I have done everything from banquet serving to working as a front desk agent. I have also done retail sales and I am a dance teacher. Everything I am surrounded by is people orientated so naturally I am very sensitive to good/ bad service. […]