Sunday, February 24, 2008

Birthday Cake

Birthday Cake
Originally uploaded by Lakenvelder
This was my cake. Oh, as I celebrated in the cold with snow although it was quickly melting how I would love to be on the beach.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Aromatherapy Cold Care

This has been a long winter here in the Flint Hills and the flu and cold have been circulating. Here is a a cold care idea to help you feel better. It will help open the nose and soothes aching muscles. Of course, never apply the oils undiluted and without testing them first.

5 drops Eucalyptus
2 drops peppermint
2 drops lavender

Inhalant: add blend to simmer pot. Be careful to watch level.

Massage oil: add blend to 1/2 ounce base oil and massage into chest.

Bath: add oil directly to tub full of warm water.

Remember that you should always see a doctor for a proper medical diagnosis before pursuing any course of treatment.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008


I have been using essential oils for quite a while but never heard of it used in a treatment center. I think it is really great.

Anti-Depressant Massage

3 drops bergamot
3 drops rosewood
3 drops lavender
2 drops rose otto

Add oil to 1/2 base oil and massage over the entire body,

Calming the Explosive Teen
A natural alternative to sedatives that calms the agitated teen—and kids think it's "cool" too.

By: Jeff Grossman

Psychology Today Online, 7 July 2006

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Trained Bird

This is the coolest bird in the world. It plays dead, basketball and even golfs.

Monday, February 04, 2008

Not the Brighest

Sometimes you just got to wonder what people are think or not thinking.

Sunday, February 03, 2008


This is a gem …Creature Comforts USA - Art

Skiing in Dubai

Ski Dubai - These bloopers are hilarious