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Set Fire To The Rain...Nerisa's Buddha Beat

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 10:10 PM

Acknowledgement: Artwork by Dean Oyebo (

As you know every day I have a new Buddha know that song in my head that just keeps me going. Well today's song is Adele "Set Fire To The Rain." Now I ...

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Calvin Klein Reveal (Perfume Review)

Posted on September 20, 2014 at 5:25 PM

So your invitation to the Calvin Klein Perfume Launch Party got losted in the mail...don't did mine.  However... I was gifted a Calvin Klein Reveal RollerBall and I have to tell you the new fragrance did not disappoint. REVEAL defines a new olfact...
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The Buddha From Babylon... (Book Review)

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 6:00 AM


What if I told you that Siddhartha Gautama was an astronomer, a mathematician, a ruler of Babylon’s Magi….a man who walked the various stages of life who attained enlightenment while sitting under a Bodhi Tree g...

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Nerisa's New Buddha Beat (I-NETRADIO)

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:15 PM
Acknowledgement: Illustration from

So if you haven't heard by now from my twitter page or facebook page...Well today is my 1st Day appearing on I-NETRADIO.COM as a Co-Host on the "Buddha Beat" Segm...
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My Life As A Wine...SNOb (Dornfelder Wine Review)

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 6:05 AM

Pssst...Can you keep a secret? Well...My name is Nerisa and I use to be a ...a wine snob. I know, I know, I know...I'm so ashamed...but it's true. If it didn't have a cork in it or least more than $30...well it just wasn't worth drinking. ...

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Blurb Indie Bookfest on Seppptember 21, 2014

Posted on September 14, 2014 at 4:45 PM



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In Memory of September 11, 2001

Posted on September 11, 2014 at 5:30 AM

We're taking a bit of break from our normal schedule book reviews today for a worthy cause~

~xoxo Sincerely Yours, Nerisa :|

Bringing Autism Awareness to Your Personal Library

Posted on September 9, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Thanks to you can bring autism awareness to your personal library by downloading, for a limited time, free of charge, reference books about autism or novels where the main character or supporting character has autism.

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Thank U Drew Carey

Posted on September 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM

To say that I am Outrage about what some teens in Bay Village, Ohio did to a 15 year old autistic boy...(with their own version of the ALS ice bucket challenge) would be an understatement. I am the oldest of four children, my brother the youngest, and my brother at age 19 lives with autism…this story hitting so close to home...well it turned my tranquil sea in...

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Me...And MY Adult Dodge Ball

Posted on September 7, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Every single time my gym teacher in high school blew his whistle and yelled out the word… DODGE BALL!!! Well…I cringed with absolute terror…I never understood the concept of allowing my fellow classmates to terrorize me. Needless to say, when Aunt Flow came to town I was m...

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What I learned about Myself from the 30 Day Happiness Challenge

Posted on September 6, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Every year Summer and I…I am talking about the season of the year here…

Well… we always seem to end up in this hot and heavy love affair.

Summer seduces me with the sweet melody of the birds chirping outside my window, entices me with the perfume of the full bloom flowers, and indulges me with the sweet intoxication of fresh frui...

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(Free Online Course) The Science of Happiness

Posted on September 3, 2014 at 1:20 PM
Our 30 Day Happiness Challenge might be over....But you can still learn The Science Of Happiness at the University of California, Berkeley without leaving your living room couch.  How?.... edx and UC Berkeley has teamed up to offer you this free online class "The Sc...
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Free Kindle Books (Courtesy of Amazon)

Posted on August 31, 2014 at 5:15 AM

Last Day Of the 30 Day Happiness Challenge

Posted on August 30, 2014 at 10:50 PM

DAY 29 ~Getting you ready for Halloween

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:05 AM

Good Morning Bodhisattvas of the Earth!

It is Day 29 of our  and the stores are filled with back to school clothes and...Halloween Costumes.  So I thought I would get you ready for Halloween with a free kindle book set...these are fairytales... with an adult twist... (Horror).

Just click on the images of the book....

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Day 28 ( 30 Day Happiness Challenge)

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 8:05 PM
On the 28th Day of our happiness challenge... I thank you all for participating with me. Your participation has truly made me happy...~xoxo Sincerely Yours, Nerisa :)

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Day 27 (30 day happiness challenge)

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 3:20 PM

Good Afternoon Bodhisattvas of The Earth!!!

Today is 27 of our "30 day happiness challenge" and I am feeling better than yesterday. I have plenty of great books to read and I can't wait to share my book review with you. I hope everyone is taking the time out to enjoy the last days of summer.

~xoxo Sincerely Yours, Nerisa :)

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Day 26 (30 day happiness challenge)

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Good Afternoon Bodhisattvas of The Earth!!!

Today is day 26 of "our 30 day happiness challenge" and although I am a little under the weather...I still found happiness in the simpliest thing review soon to come...happiness is well...

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Day 25 ( 30 Day Happiness Challenge)

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 4:30 PM

Good Afternoon Bodhisattavas of the Earth!!!

Today is day 25 of our "30 Day Happiness Challenge" and ....

~xoxo Sincerely Yours, Nerisa :)

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has a secret...

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has a secret…and it’s a beauty adviser named April De Stefano.

It’s hard to believe… but yes…it was just a simple complimentary makeup lesson that helped me find myself again while I was loss in this world called Cancer….the big C.

It’s hard feel like the fashionist...

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