Remember when I wrote the post 12 Comforting Sounds ? So what if we continued the idea, and I shared some comforting scents? The smell of a brand new book or printed paper The smell of bread out of the oven The smell of freshly washed laundry The smell of freshly cut grass The smell of the… Read More 20+ Comforting scents that I like
My sister discovered these virtuoso brothers on youtube- and I we’ve been listening to them for weeks on end. Vladimir and Anton come from a musical family of 6 children and obviously everyone in the family plays an instrument. Their mother is Slovakian and their father is Russian. The brothers moved to Ireland because of course, it’s… Read More Midweek Music: Two Brothers, One Song
Happy December 1st, or to those on the other side of the world, happy December 2nd! Christmas will be here before you know it! These talented Asian cellists play a rendition of the hymn “For the Beauty of the Earth”. I have just discovered them on youtube and have enjoyed re-playing the song multiple times… Read More Midweek Music: Cello Ensemble
NOTE: The list has been updated (11.29.16) I thought it would be neat to share some gift ideas for Christmas because there’s always that difficult person in everyone’s life that you can’t seem to find the perfect gift for! In my family it is usually my mom, and my sister. It’s not that they are… Read More 20-something Christmas Gift Ideas for Every Budget!
I very much enjoy listening to folksy, Irish-y and fiddle music. Lately I’ve been listening to this song and other Irish-y inspired songs while I am working on homework and it helps soothe my mind, ease stress, and sometimes even work faster. 🙂 What kind of music do you listen to when you work? I like… Read More Midweek Music: Willows Waltz
There’s a sweet giveaway going on my sister’s blog at www.bittybitebakery.com . I made the things she’s giving away (and I just opened my etsy shop) so I’m just as excited about it! I hope you join in! DETAILS: There will be two winners! Each winner will receive 2 bamboo spoons and 1 illustrated “Cooking is Love… Read More Sweet Giveaway!
I have an exquisite piece of music to share today, though this posting is a day late. I’ve been working more than 12 hours today and though I’m tired…here I am writing this post. Interestingly enough, I realize most of the orchestra music that I shared here is by Vivaldi! I promise he’s not the only classical… Read More Midweek Music XV: A Day Late
Like I mentioned here, I love drawing horses. When I was young, I was that type of little girl who if you would asked what her favorite animal is, she would promptly reply “a horse!”, and would dream of owning a horse, and riding a horse across rolling hills into the sunset, and whatever scrap of paper was on hand, the… Read More A Collection of Horse Sketches
~ Music is what feelings sound like ~ Today is not just another Sunday in June, it is not just another weekend, today is National Music Day! About 120 countries and 700 cities participate in this musical celebration day. If you didn’t know that, you’re not the only one. I never heard about this day before in… Read More Discovering rare and interesting instruments
Hello lovely readers! It’s Memorial Day weekend, and that means a long weekend here in the United States. It kind of marks the beginning of summer, though ironically we’ve been having weather quite the contrary! In any case, this weekend will find me working long hours, not relaxing. That’s why I’m writing this blog post late at night… Read More From my little studio – a sample of handmade cards