First Man: My First {no spoiler} Impressions

The Eagle has landed. But this telling of the story is different from any other movie about the first lunar landing that I have experienced. First Man is more than just a re-enactment of events. This film explores the emotional aspects and interpersonal relationships of Neil Armstrong, his wife and his fellow astronauts in the […]

L’Occitane Shares Company Values In Their Holiday Packaging for 2018!

L'Occitane shares their core commitments as a company in their Holiday packaging for 2018!

This is more than just a holiday preview at L’OCCITANE en Provence stores nationwide. It’s about caring and giving back, something this company has done since its inception in 1976. The items that I saw at my local boutique in Charlottesville, Virginia are not just a gift, as their hashtag states. In talking with Store […]

Refreshing Talk’s Christmas and Holiday Gift Guide 2018!

It’s that time of year again when most of us are thinking about shopping for gifts. So, let’s get right to it.  Here are some of my favorite things for unique gift ideas  – The Refreshing Talk Christmas Holiday Gift Guide 2018!   Jewelry Personalize jewelry tops my list as one of the best unique […]

Refreshing Review: Messages in Metal jewelry!

Messages in Metal arrives in sophisticated wrapping and presentation!

{I was sent this lovely piece of jewelry for the purposes of use and review. All opinions expressed are my own. Enjoy! :)} Memories mean something to me. And I enjoy jewelry that reminds me of people and events in my life. Most of the jewelry that I choose to wear these days reminds me […]

Refreshing Review: Next Level Thinking from Joel Osteen

{I received this book for the purpose of review. All opinions expressed are my own. Enjoy! :)} We were created to excel. Yet sometimes (a lot of times) our thoughts about ourselves, our past, our limitations try to create a barrier to all that we can be. Photo credit: Denedriane Dean About the Book: Joel […]