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Pleasure Beauty Bath

February 9, 2016
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Happiness and love is a long, hot bath…   Valentine’s day is rapidly approaching and love is already in the air. It can actually be an uncomfortable day even for couples because of unrealistic expectations. I’ve always chosen a more intimate way to celebrate this day whether single or in a relationship.  Sinking into a […]

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Fat is Good

January 25, 2016
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Good eating habits and a well-balanced diet is important and vital to healthy bodies and great skin! A key element to ensuring healthy supple skin is a lot of good FAT.  Essential fatty acids  (EFA) are called essential for a reason-our body needs them and requires a constant stream of them.  Omega-3 & 6 are […]

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Coconut Buckwheat Pancakes

January 24, 2016
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The first snowfall of 2016 and we end up with a blizzard. I’m happy to be snowed in because it  gives me time to get quiet, write and catch up on some work. The other thing it allows for is cooking and meal prep. I whipped up some buckwheat groats and soup. But what would […]

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Winter Sunshine Tonic

January 8, 2016
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While dreaming of palm trees and sunshine this beauty cocktail  gives me the boost I need. The sudden change in weather has me feeling a bit “under the weather” plus the overindulgence during the holidays I’m still feeling the frenzy on my skin and body. I normally juice or prepare a smoothie 2-3 x a […]

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Sacral Chakra: Orange Love

January 8, 2016
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If you don’t know anything about the chakras this is a brief summary and why they are important. There are 7 main chakras. The word chakra is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning wheel or spinning wheel. Think of a spinning vortex or wheel of energy. They are located vertically up the spine starting at […]

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Frankincense: The Golden Oil

January 6, 2016
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Today is known as ‘El Dia de Reyes’ (Three Kings Day), this holiday represents the height of the Christmas season for most Latin American countries.  The holiday is also known by the name of the Epiphany which dates back to the 4th century. A grand feast would be held on this day to honor the […]

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Forgotten Fruit

December 8, 2015
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The Persimmon is the ocherous forgotten fruit and the ultimate worker bee. Very unique, but incredibly delicious. Extremely wholesome and nourishing making it an amazing beauty superfood. I can go on forever about this golden beauty powerhouse. If you don’t know the taste and your experience is limited, here is a quick lesson. There are […]

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Seriously Italian

November 15, 2015
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A little shopping at Eataly and got lucky with these chartreuse beauties. The season is almost over for this striking edible flower bud.  Romanesco broccoli is a cross between broccoli and cauliflower. In my opinion this is the ultimate vibrational beauty food. In a class of its own. Not only beautiful on the outside but […]

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All Hail The Queen

November 10, 2015
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This nutrient dense, antioxidant rich fruit has been revered as a symbol of health, fertility and eternal life. The pomegranate has been touted as a superfood, but known for its medicinal and beauty benefits since ancient times. The name Pomegranate is derived from Middle French—pomme garnete or “seeded apple.” Pomegranates are believed to have originated […]

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Autumn Beauty

November 1, 2015
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Are you living harmoniously with the season? Observing the natural cycles of our skin and body with every season is great practice for staying healthy and harmonizing our own energy with our environment. In Traditional Chinese Medicine,  a tool to live harmoniously with the seasons, is a great practice where Autumn corresponds to the lungs, […]

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