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Pretty Candles


I got two of these candles (only one lit at the moment). Since I’d cleaned the kitchen with bleach, the apartment was REEKING of Clorox Clean-up. Not a pleasant smell!

Thankfully, I have plenty of scented candles floating around. Since I’d finally cleaned off the coffee table enough, I can actually have them lit right here, and I can smell them so much better.

This particular candle is from AirWick. Vanilla Butter Cream Cupcake is the scent! Yum! DELICIOUS!

I’m heading to bed now, and tomorrow, I’m hoping to have a nice day with my husband. We shall see!

Something Smells Delicious

So, I went to Walmart today, just to pick up things we didn’t have and I found things I needed that I didn’t have to have but picked up anyway.

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Sniff, Sniff, Sniff

She smells something. It catches her nose. She is onto the scent. Her hair stands on end as she maybe recognizes the scent.
Her little tail wags. No, it isn’t something she recognizes. It’s a new scent and she’s intrigued.
Her white fur, dotted with dirt from that fun romp into the grass, practically vibrated. She was known for her energy. She could wear out an overactive toddler.
The smell, though, it seemed have her intrigued. What was that smell?
She jumps as a loud sound is heard above. She loves around. What was that sound that she heard?

Sniff The Air and Smell the Seasons

199/365 - First Sign of Fall

199/365 – First Sign of Fall (Photo credit: TM2TS)


Fall is a great time to write, because it is a season filled with colors, smells, and textures (fuzzy scarves, itchy sweaters, crunchy leaves) – all ingredients for a great story. Share one of your favorite fall memories with us, or something you look forward to each fall (hello, Pumpkin Spice Latte, my old friend).

All around me, the scents of fall are filling the air. Being in Kansas, the scent of rain is always strong. It’s a scent you learn to associate with fall, and it’s one you learn to appreciate, because the summers tend to be so hot and dry.

I’m looking forward to hunting down my favorite fall scents. The apples and cinnamon. The vanilla spicy yum. Pumpkins and daisies. I love the scents of fall.

I’m also ready to have to pull out the long underwear for a chilly morning. Seeing the sunrise while I’m waiting for the bus with the kids. Seeing them shiver and being able to open my arms and go “Come, let me warm you up.” and have them both pile in for cuddles, even at the bus stop.

If you can’t tell, I just adore fall. All of it.