Need a Place to Donate Old VCR Tapes or DVDs…and Feel Good About It?

I often donate unwanted belongings to the Rescue Mission Thrift Store. I know that I’m doing something good for another (in addition to recycling gently used items that someone else would appreciate), but it really doesn’t compare to what we did this summer. My father had come into possession of…

Using Liquid Pearl Paints to Create Shimmer and Shine Artist Trading Cards

Last month, I participated in an Artist Trading Card Pick-a-theme (PAT) event with a twist – every card had to shimmer or shine. You had to use materials that catch the light in some way, and I joined the group for subtle shimmer, which gave me the perfect excuse to…

One of my New Favorite Things: Smarson Eye Protection LED Desktop Lamp

Before I received the Smarson Eye Protection LED Desktop Lamp, I didn’t fully recognize all of its capabilities. I thought I’d just get an adjustable light with a few different settings. However, with each setting (Study, Reading, Relax and Sleeping), there are various color temperatures changes that take place, and…

Exploring Fayetteville Square: Soleil Café

Fayetteville is a suburb of Syracuse, NY, where I mostly spend my time enjoying the restaurants of Towne Center. My brother and I enjoy checking out local coffee shops, and I’ve been meaning to give Fayetteville’s Soleil Café a try, which opened in 2016. We learned that the café is…