Here we are, well into fall and with the chill vibes of summer long in the rear-view mirror it’s likely that we could all use a friendly reminder to slow down and relax a little. A local yoga studio is hosting an “Autumnal Staycation” workshop to help us do just that. Sanctuary Yoga and Mindfulness in Midtown Village is welcoming participants to join them for a very special, self-care-filled tranquil staycation experience at their studio. “Float Into Fall: An Autumnal Staycation,” set for Saturday, October 26, from 2 to 4 p.m., will feature a candle-lit gentle movement, breath work and restorative poses — relaxing, long-held and supported resting poses with props — accompanied by healing essential oils and silk flax seed eye pillows. The workshop aims to inspire participants to rejuvenate their mind and body, after what always seems to be a momentous season, by calling upon many yogic practices to bring on the calm. That said, no prior … [Read more...] about Celebrate fall at this candle-lit relaxation workshop in Midtown Village
Brendan Farrington and Jay Reeves, Associated Press Updated 8:43 am CDT, Saturday, October 20, 2018 In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 photo, utility crews set up new poles and utility wires in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla. It's the greatest need after a hurricane and sometimes the hardest one to fulfill: Electricity. More than a week after Hurricane Michael smashed into the Florida Panhandle on a path of destruction that led all the way to the Georgia border, more than 100,000 Florida customers were still without power, according to the state Department of Emergency Management website. less In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 photo, utility crews set up new poles and utility wires in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla. It's the greatest need after a hurricane and sometimes the ... more Photo: Gerald Herbert, AP In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 photo, utility crews set … [Read more...] about Candles, flashlights, no AC in Florida’s hurricane zone
A DEVASTATED teen whose twin sister was killed in a car crash has left a heartbreaking note revealing she is “all alone now” after their mum was found dead days later. Kellis Hood, 18, said she is "broken" in two emotional tributes at the spot where sister Casey was fatally injured just before 4am on Friday. Distraught mum Natalie, 46, was found dead on Sunday afternoon - just hours after posting a poignant Facebook tribute saying: "I want my little girl back". Casey, who turned 18 last month, died after the Toyota Yaris she was in hit a tree on the way home from a night out in Canterbury, Kent. Dozens of heartfelt messages, balloons, candles and photos were left at the scene on a country road about eight miles from her home in Dover. Grieving Kellis left a handwritten letter at the makeshift shrine after losing her identical twin and mum in less than three days. She wrote: “RIP my baby girl, my sister. I’m going to miss you so much and mum you too. “Rest … [Read more...] about Twin pays heartbreaking tribute to sister who died in horror crash and mum found dead just days later
Getting wax on your birthday cake is the very definition of a First World Problem. It falls somewhere between “My hair is too shiny” and “The hotel towels aren’t soft enough.” But it’s a problem with a solution. What if, instead of wax, birthday candles were made of chocolate?Make a wish, and it will come true. Let Them Eat Candles has made birthday candles you can eat. Think about it: When’s the last time there was innovation in the birthday candle space? There are trick candles and sparkler candles and those candles that come in cute little letter or number or cartoon shapes. But otherwise, this is a great leap forward in birthday candle technology.They come in milk and dark chocolate in packs of three, and they’re printed with whimsical patterns to match your birthday cake. The candles have a short, fast-burning wick, which lasts just long enough to sing “Happy Birthday to You” twice (“Birthday song: 22 seconds. … [Read more...] about Blow out the candles, then eat them. Your birthday wish just came true.
Video PUBLISHED: 17:18 01 July 2018 | UPDATED: 18:17 01 July 2018 The death of a young girl at Gorleston beach today has drawn stark comparisons with the death of a Norwich youngster also killed on a bouncy castle two years ago. Police cordon around the Bounce About play area at Gorleston beach. Picture: ANTONY KELLY The tragedy comes just two weeks after a couple were jailed in Essex for three years following the death of seven-year-old Summer Grant, from Hellesdon, on one of the inflatables in 2016. Shelby and Will Thurston were found both found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence on June 15 after they failed to secure the bouncy castle as it was blown 300 metres down a hill and hit a tree with her inside. MORE: Child killed after being thrown from bouncy castle on Gorleston beachThe Valley Primary School pupil, who had been enjoying a family day out at a funfair in Harlow Town Park, Essex, later died in hospital. Police cordon around the Bounce About play area at Gorleston … [Read more...] about Beach tragedy comes just two weeks after couple jailed for bouncy castle death of Summer Grant