Summertime!

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Summertime and the livin’ is easy

Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high

Oh, your daddy’s rich and your ma is good lookin’

So hush little baby don’t you cry….

That is the song I was singing while I started the post! I take voice lessons and  I just finished working on this piece but it happened to coincide with our children having their last day of school yesterday.

Summertime actually can make me a bit anxious with the change in schedule. I will not have the quiet mornings I have had through the school year, many of those mornings in which I take the time to blog. But I did get to take a quick vacation at this very beach in Destin, Florida! It is to date one of the most beautiful and fun beaches I have ever been to. Our son is in the Navy and our daughter, Hannah and I met up with him and spent a few days of Liberty with him.

It was a relationally worthwhile trip and I am very thankful that my two oldest children would want to spend that time with me. We laid on the beach and we played in the waves- it was great! It is easy for me to push myself continually and not rest or make time for recreation- but it is so important for us to do that for ourselves. In this instance, an unforgettable memory was built, which is even more important.

I created an After Sun Spray and took it on the trip, and it was good that I did! It was a mixture of Aloe Vera Juice and Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia). It felt fantastic on hot skin and smelled amazing as well as being very calming! Try it and let us know what you think!

So, Happy Summer and take time to enjoy the season, re creating and singing!!

St. Peters Bark!

St.Peters Bark! What a  clever name for an adorable all-natural pet shoppe in St. Petersburg, Florida! Owned by husband and wife team, Krista Schmidt and Keenan Atkinson- this store suits their passion of fitness, the Paleo Lifestyle, and raising Ridgebacks….although all pooches are welcome!

Keenan’s sister, Kathryn works the marketing end of the store, and they have other employees as well that are helping to grow this natural local niche.

Honest Aromas is happy to high light this store and promote it’s growth! If you are interested in keeping your pets healthy and want your pet to have optimum pet food, chews and toys….check out this website!

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