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The Magic of Blending Spirit With Style
October 23, 2016 @ 11:49 AM

Yesterday was Saturday. My husband followed his usual routine, well almost. He skipped his trip to the lumberyard and hardware stores.

But he did make his weekly venture to Wal Mart. Well he is from Arkansas.

Of course I receive a call from him while he's in the grocery section.

"I shouldn't have come to the grocery store while I'm hungry."

I am slightly amuse and scared at the same time. I know he will return with gluten filled, genetically modified, over processed, artificially flavored and high fructose corn syrup delicacy that my will power will succumb to. So I give him a couple of simple instructions oatmeal, chicken breast, bisquick. I know he won't get the gluten-free or even fat free bisquick but I .........

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October 17, 2016 @ 9:07 AM

So this is where my spa program began . In this tiny house in Biloxi, Ms. It went through just as many transformations and color schemes as I went through mood swings.

Bless its big heart for all it has endured. I was single when I moved in with my two children in 1985. It was a rental at the time and I worked at a fancy local department store at the Mall part time and had just started working full time at Shear Artistry Stying Salon . The relationships I made at that department store and in the salon created the direction and experiences of my life on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. But when I moved away the influences remained intact.

The first chapter of "Gratefully Altered"  takes you through my most unusual .........

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October 17, 2016 @ 8:33 AM

 Hi Everyone,

I would like to invite you to go on this journey along with me. That's my Grandson in the photo with me after his very first haircut about 4 years ago!! It's fun being a Nana and being a writer.

Oh yes, my name is Patrina Rutherford. I am an author. I am an author. I believe in the power of saying I am. I am now changing that mantra to I am a published author. Well I am. That is what the publisher told me. Then they backed up and changed it to " or you could be a writer." Umm what??


 There seems to be a struggle to release this system of  therapies that I have a great passion to share. There are days when everything is going along quite smoothly and words seem to flow .....................

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October 4, 2016 @ 7:55 AM


Introduction To "Gratefully Altered"

There are a few of us that become overwhelmed searching for just the right tools to bring a peaceful perspective into our lifestyles. The search can create more frustration, leaving us feeling defeated. Nothing seems to work or fit into our daily routines.


Some modalities found on our search may require intense study and dedication in order to master. This tends to feed the frustration especially when the urges to find peace in your life is persistent and wanting immediate gratification. 


My career as a cosmetologist and intuitive coach has enabled me to know my clients on a highly personal basis over a few .........

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