Notes and an Homage to Our Beautiful Planet

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!World Environment Day June 5th 2017 Today is World Environment Day. It is day set aside to encourage everyone to become involved with our planet, her plight and to go outside, to take action and imitative. This year’s theme is ‘Connecting People to Nature’. Everyone is encouraged to get outside and connect with nature.…

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Autumn Evenings on the Back Porch

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Being in Tune with the Season It’s 5:59 PM, and although today itself hasn’t been very eventful, the past couple of days have been non stop exhausting. Now, I haven’t hopped on the Christmas music train just yet, unlike most of my Facebook peers, but I am guilty of utilizing Spotify for its ‘Autumn…

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Post: Traumatic Stress After Matthew

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Cleaning Up the Mess     I am so behind. This post should have been written last week, but we were busy Cleaning Up after a Hurricane. I will say at the outset how very lucky and blessed we and the rest of our family here in Florida were. The Hurricane wobbled, taking the…

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Stopping By to Say Hello!

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Hello Again— O Deer Friends It’s been some time since I’ve had the opportunity to sit down and collect my thoughts. (In fact my boss asked me to come in today, to which I had to say no for the sake of my sanity.) I have wanted to catch you up on what’s been…

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Blooming Into My New Life

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!They say April showers bring May flowers…     Boy, I hope whoever they are is right. My first month and a half of living on my own has been, metaphorically, like a string of successive storms with a few days of sunshine in between—much like the season of spring itself. I am mostly writing…

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Late Start to 2016: Mapping Out My New Year

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Moving Forward…Adulting With January almost over, (already?!) and February quickly approaching, I feel as though my start on this year has been a tad late. I made no resolutions in December, so much as I made a ‘To-Do’ list — things that should have been finished a long time ago. Now, I’ve only achieved…

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Anatomy of a Christmas Tree

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!(Ornament Appreciation) It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Well it  sometimes gets below 75 degrees now, and the city lights have all been decorated with wreaths and ribbons.  If you look, you’ll probably spot more than one palm tree festooned with lights. Happy Holidays in Florida! Despite the fact that my home state…

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Chalk Board Vignette~ Pumpkin Head & The Crow

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Autumn Art I have a small chalk board in frame that was a Christmas present from one of my daughters a couple of years ago. We generally change it seasonally, and since Gaia is the true artist, I wisely have had her take over designing and drawing our seasonal design. This is Fall…

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Fall as Told by Kaylah

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!  Signs of The Season Change Living in Florida, the signs of Autumn are scarce— the slight temperature change only trickling into our Sunshine State, leaving us now at a *crisp* 81 degrees. The smell of the Cinnamon Stick branches Publix begins to sell in mid-September, and the discarded ‘pumpkin spice latte’ Starbucks…

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Networking— Getting our Name Out There!

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!O Deer Mercantile (Remember Our Name) My past two weeks have been insane, I hardly felt the end of August brush on by, and now September has quietly crept its way into my 2015 (Beyonce) calendar. Aside from dying my hair and taking care of a new eyebrow piercing, I just recently started…

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Once in a Blue Moon!

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Blue Moon on July 31, 2015 Blue Moon is the title of that well-known classic song written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934. It has been recorded numerous times, by artists as varied as Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Benny Goodman, Julie London and The Cowboy Junkies. It is a song of love longed for and love…

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Sister, sister!

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing! Photo Shoot With My O-So-Cute Siblings In the introduction my grandmother wrote about me a while back on this website, she called me ‘O-Deer’s Style Maven.’ If we’re being honest, I should be O-deer’s ‘So-far-not-super-active-member-because-I’m-a-frazzled-young-adult.’ That’s not so catchy, though. Anywho— on my quest of finding another model besides myself, (Since I’m…

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Sorry For the Wait…

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Hey guys— Kaylah here! An Update from the O Deer Photographer You will have to excuse my previous hiatus. Inspiration comes when it wants, and it’s not always so easy when you are a young adult bustling about, trying to map your life together. With my 20th birthday coming up VERY soon, I…

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Hello Internet!

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!I’m Kaylah…  This is my fist blog post on O Deer Mercantile, so I’ll begin by saying hello and telling you the basics about myself— I am a young adult working as a waitress at a local diner, trying to earn money for college, a car, my next tattoo… You know, the important stuff.…

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Herban Renewal

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!  Herbs—The Homely Plants Just in case people across this mostly frozen country aren’t jonesing for Spring’s arrival already, I thought that I would add this gallery of pictures of some of my herbs, past and present. To say that I have been a bit crazy about these plants for most of my…

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