17 Favorites for 2017

I couldn’t skip my year-end favorites post. I’m challenging myself to add one more favorite thing each year, as you may know. Here’s my 17 for 2017! Rainbow Colors I started my year off with as much color as possible. I love rainbows, holograms, LED morphing lights. My collection continues to grow!     Cranberry…

Moving Forward

It’s going to be a busy month with some big changes here at Late 2 Bloom.  I’ll be working hard this month on a new project that I intend to launch in September.  Look for more information about that soon.  July has only had two Stone of the Week entries, and I’m working on a…

Garden Adventure

    This year’s cultural adventure was a trip to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.  My folks bought tickets to the Butterfly exhibit, but we arrived early enough to visit the Japanese Garden too.  It’s a wonderful time of year to visit.  The weather was perfect with a cool breeze and clear sunny skies.  It…

Wrap It Up, Folks!

To quote Rhett & Link “You know what day it is.  It’s Thursday, and Thursday means…” …my window still isn’t fixed. After the delay at the shop from the tornado knocking the computer systems offline, I rescheduled my repair for 2:15 yesterday afternoon.  We had come up with a more durable and convenient solution to…

Crystals & Colors

Mysticalwriter has put together this excellent post about crystal colors and the uses for each. If you’ve been following my Stone of the Week series, you have probably noticed that stones of similar color have the same correspondences. This guide will help you build your own instincts about stones in your collection. Check it out,…

How to choose Crystals & Cleansing them

Hey, crystal friends! I’ve been posting my monthly gem hauls and stones of the week, but this largely assumes that you’re already familiar with how to obtain, prepare and use your stones. Mysticalwriter has published an excellent crash course on choosing and cleansing crystals. Check it out!