Try-it Tuesday ~ Blue Lotus tincture… FREAKY RESULTS!

Try-it Tuesday ~ Blue Lotus tincture… FREAKY RESULTS!

Having a blog titled "Lotus Laura," I thought it would be suitable to try a blue lotus tincture. Blue lotus is a water lily flower that comes from ancient Egypt and is recognized in most of their religious artwork. They would typically consume it by soaking it in alcohol and then drinking it days later. [...]

Tuesday’s Tea ~ gratitude

Tuesday’s Tea ~ gratitude

As an alternative to "try-it Tuesday," I also came up with "Tuesday's Tea." This will be casual ramblings, whatever is on my mind, sometimes philosophical and sometimes just rants. Today's tea is Rasberry Royale: black tea with a fruity pizzazz. The rasberry stands out and makes a perfect companion with the humble classic black tea. [...]

Try-it Tuesday ~ Halloween Kandi Bracelets

Try-it Tuesday ~ Halloween Kandi Bracelets

A very simple Halloween craft is making kandi bracelets! Kandi bracelets are homemade bracelets made from beads and string. They are typically multicolored and may also have messages spelt out. They are mainly seen at music festivals, but you can wear them anywhere! Better yet, make it part of your costume. Kandi bracelets are also [...]

Try-it Tuesday ~ MONQ Essential Oil Pens

Try-it Tuesday ~ MONQ Essential Oil Pens

MONQ is a personal water vapor diffuser (pen) consisting of a variety of essential oils (nicotine-free, drug-free). Essential oils come from plants, and have therapeutic affects. For example, lavender makes you feel calm. MONQ pens are a new way to experience aromatherapy. Instead of smelling, you are inhaling. Well, more like "breathing" than "inhaling" -- [...]