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How Do You Keep Your Favorite Essential Oil With You?

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How Do You Keep Your Favorite Essential Oil With You?

It seems everyone is realizing the wonders of essential oils.  The amazing benefits of aromatherapy with its healing powers for the mind, body and soul.  I know we have.  Everything from pain relief, beauty, anxiety and even just to lift the spirits.  We massage it in and diffuse.  Use it in our drinks and inhale the healing aromas.  Yes the wonders of essential oils.  It has become such an important part of our lives.

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Why Do I Electroform

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Why Do I Electroform

  Why did I become an electroformer and how did it change my life? Sounds profound but it’s not.  Well, it was for me.  I once asked what was a blog, Why?  “To tell a story”.  Who would want to read my story?  I now have a business, The Wacky Wanderers and I have been told, “start a blog”. “Tell a story”.  “Why you do this”.  So here goes, still not sure who would read, but here it is, "why I became an electroformer and how it has changed my life".   Seems like I always remember gathering, collecting rocks...

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What Size Bracelet Do I Order?

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What Size Bracelet Do I Order?

What Size Bangle do I Order? So, you want to order a beautiful bangle, but what size do you get?  Here is something to help you out to get the perfect size for you.Our bangles give the size in "diameter" measurement.  Here is how to get that measurement. 1.  You want to hold your hand as if you were putting on a bangle, bringing all of your fingers together with you thumb and little finger touching.2.  Next, measure around the hand at the widest point using a tape measure or a strip of paper.  Make sure to pull them snug...

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Do You Remember Your First Cemetery?

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Do You Remember Your First Cemetery?

Do you remember that very first time?  For the love, whatever the reason, took you to that place…to the Cemetery.  (the word cemetery (from Greek κοιμητήριον, "sleeping place").  I remember that first time, but I don’t remember when I first started having my fascination with them.  I still really don’t know why I do.  All I know is I am drawn to the architecture, the serenity, the history, the sheer beauty of them.  My first time was at Placitas Cemetery, New Mexico March 23, 2001.  It is a very small Catholic Cemetery, about 18 miles northeast of Albuquerque.  It’s in...

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WHAT’S ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE HALLOWEEN MEMORIES?

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WHAT’S ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE HALLOWEEN MEMORIES?

I say just one “of”, because if you are like me there are many favorite memories. Bits and pieces of moments in time, of the Halloween season. Halloween, holds some of my favorite memories.

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