The Meaning Of Sapphire Blue Revealed

The Meaning Of Sapphire Blue Revealed

One of the world's largest-known faceted blue sapphires. Looking Deeply Into The Blues A favorite color of many men and a large cohort of women, this hue of the heavens brings calm and reassurance. Gemstones of sapphire, lapis lazuli, turquoise, and aquamarine have been...

Cozy Winter Décor From Scandinavia

Natural Textiles and Textures The Land of the North Brings Cozy Warmth to Winter Nowhere else will it seem that the winters cold, long, dark season inspires such beautiful interior design as in the far north countries of Scandinavia. The lines are clean and crisp, the...

Hungarian Flavor For Gift and Favor Bags

Hungarian Flavor For Gift and Favor Bags

Bring together some vintage Hungarian decorative arts for a unique gift bag combination. Recently, a savvy customer combined tissue paper printed with a traditional embroidery design with a gift bag of another design. Artwork from an old woodcut pictured a Magyar couple,...

The theme of my page is one point from a bible text, Philippians 4:8 “whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, if there be any praise, think on these things”.

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 Ilona Erwin 

Written to give you the content of my accumulated experiences. Although a lot of it is for my own entertainment, too.


 A Woman’s Page ~For Women.

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Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful. ~ Jacqueline Bisset

Topics: The Declutter Journey, Celebrating, Webhelp, The Art of Living


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I'm Decluttering

Simplifying my lifestyle is an ongoing project. Every bit of progress makes me happier.


Topics Inside The Reflecting Pool

Find the links to all the original sections of the Reflecting Pool with short page descriptions.

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Be Beautiful, Adorn Your Mind

Monet Picture on one of my Zazzle Creations.

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“We are called to be women. The fact that I am a woman does not make me a different kind of Christian, but the fact that I am a Christian does make me a different kind of woman. For I have accepted God’s idea of me, and my whole life is an offering back to Him of all that I am and all that He wants me to be.” ~Elisabeth Elliot


The most important thing in the world has always been my family. Sharing wisdom and ideas, Family Life


A few insights from personal studies. Timeless wisdom from the Bible;some of the earlier pages from this site. Study The Bible.

Keep Fit

In the interest of being healthy and keeping fit, pages I have written through the years on the topic, soon to be updated. Fitness and Aging Well Online Hub

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If you are interested in what I write, do online, my social media tribe, and everything to do with my brand and what’s happening… tune into Taken from my GooglePlus brand ( from wayyyy back when I first started on blogger), the Ilona1 site is meant to corral all the online activities into one place for those who like me. Links take you to another site, but you can return from there to continue reading this blog.

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