Title: Sherry Burton Ways Virtual Book Tour Day 1!!!

I am happy to share with you a special article by Sherry.

Your Favorite Color Is For Your Healing Color.

The colors and images in your decor reflect aspects of yourself that can build you up or tear you down. Color can nurture your soul as food nourishes your body. Determine what colors are your favorites. Which ones feed you right down to your bones, and energize and heal you? Whatever colors they are, make sure that you have them somewhere in your environment. Choose items in your favorite colors, such as fabrics, vases, dishes, and flowers, and place them where they can feed you at a glance. Whether it is the violet light within an amethyst crystal or the vibrant turquoise glaze on your favorite mug, feast on the colors that nourish you.

The best way to learn about the effect of colors is to look at those we choose in our home environment. These give many clues to our personalities and inner feelings. Carefully chosen colors can build our self-image so that we are better able to cope with the stresses of modern life and improve our relationships with others.

Color preferences coincide with major changes in our lives, and a change in attitude or physical state is often accompanies by a change in our color preferences. Think about one of your favorite rooms in your house. What colors are mostly in that room? Do these colors uplift you or make you depressed? If so, find colors that make you feel good.

Tomorrow Faith Hunter will host the tour on her blog Faith Hunter with a video: “Mid Winter Blues? Here are Two Quick Interior Tips!” http://embracedc.com/about/blog

Visit Sherry’s website to sign up to win a prize!

* Grand prize: A copy of Sherry’s book along with her grand prize of a 30-minute H.O.M.E. Interior Environment Intro Coaching Session via Skype or in person depending on location.

* A copy of Sherry’s book along with a 20-minute Color Therapy Consultation via Skype. Color Therapy Consults for interior color is one of the first elements you notice when you walk into a room, and color resonates with you when you leave. Color sets a mood: The right color combination can transform a home or office and bring all who reside there new levels of energy. Custom color palettes for interior walls can bring happiness, harmony and well-being.
* A copy of Feel Good Spaces: A Guide for Decorating Your Home for the Body, Mind, & Spirit

To see the complete virtual book tour line up, follow each host on Twitter! And to connect with them on Facebook, click here!

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7BLOGGERDAYS Jan16: Picture of me

Lauran hiding her face

Lauran hiding her face

Here is a photo of me at a restaurant called Waffles in the South Loop area of Chicago, IL. My significant other took this picture, trying to catch me on the sneak, but I am always watching…so this is the shot he took! And I was being bashful! LOL

Tangibles That Excite!

Check these out!

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Love “browns”, “tans”, and fur on boots!

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A great handbag will accentuate any outfit!

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Accessories! Spikes! Bows! Simply fun!

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Beautiful Pomeranian puppies! Two is twice as nice!

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A great flat boot…where oh WHERE will I find my perfect flat boot??

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Two Starbucks rewards waiting for me to use! I am a Starbucks snob, yes indeed!

What makes you smile?

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Elle
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The Halloween Crowd

I’m really not into Halloween, not REALLY. But people get REALLY involved this time of year!

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(Photo from picasaweb.google.com) CREEPY!!

I mean going a far as creating entire scenes…

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(Photo taken from pumpkinrot.blogspot.com)

The outfits can get to be really gross lol…

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(Photo taken from democraticunderground.com)

It’s all in fun though. I totally get it. I guess I was turned of from this play-frightful night when teens in my quiet, suburban neighborhood were beating little children w crowbars, and stealing their candy. I know, I know…not everyone operates in a fashion such as this, but it really turned me off from what used to be a fun night! My girls and I would get together and all go out, trick or treating (yes we were in high school lol); most of us had smaller siblings, and were responsible for taking them out (the horror right?) so we really didn’t mind. But once we started hearing the local news reports of the senseless violence, we stopped supporting the day. We were glad that we didn’t fall victim to the terror, and we were actually content w passing OUT candy. I also like the fact the villages are now setting hours FOR trick or treating for the kids. I’m all about the safety of the babies; I will be a Mom one day, and the LAST thing I want to do is rob my Lil darling from any fun due to my own personal fears.

But I challenge everyone to be safe! It’s definitely fun, if fun is done in decency and in order. No one should get hurt! Save some candy for me! ;0)

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(Photo taken from khpinson.blogspot.com)

Elle (Please have a safe Halloween!!)

NAILS!!!

I loooooooove anything dealing in NAIL ART!!!

Colors, designs, anything goes when it comes to my nails…I also love collecting pics of other people’s choices!

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Polishes reflected about are from OPI, China Glaze, H&M, and Orly, just to name a few of my favorites. And I also wear bright colors year round–who says you have to wear the colors of any particular season?!

Elle