Category Archives: Wellness

Spring Allergy Relief Herbal Tea

Springtime is a big allergy season where I live in the mid-Atlantic. As the cherry blossoms begin to fade and everything else bursts to life, the amount of pollen and allergens in the air multiplies like crazy, and before I know it my allergies go bananas. Sometimes it’s just a lot of sneezing with an […]

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Lotus Wei Inspired Action Collection

In case you haven’t been following along, I’ve been working my way through the incredible Lotus Wei collection of flower elixirs, mists and anointing oils. Radiant Energy was perfect for kicking off the New Year, while the Infinite Love collection was an obvious choice for February. Now that spring is in full bloom, I’m feeling […]

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Ayurvedic Inspired Spring Cleanse

There’s a reason why we feel the urge to clean, organize and shed dead weight when spring rolls around. Spring is the season of cleansing and renewal. It’s a fresh start for our environment and our bodies as we emerge from the slow slumberous winter. While you’re busy cleaning out your closets and organizing your […]

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Healthy Fats For Healthy Skin

This year I started with a simple goal: eat more fat, every single day. I’m talking about the kind of dietary fats your body needs to maintain good health and gorgeous skin, not those man-made trans and hydrogenated fats that are super toxic. There are certain fats our bodies must have that only come from […]

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Light + Fresh Red Lentil Soup with Lime

  Do you have cookbooks that have influenced your cooking style and food preferences? I have many, including one called “Vegetarian Cooking For Everyone” by Deborah Madision. The book was a wedding gift from our friend Nancy—the same person who taught me about homemade date bites (the equivalent of a Larabar or similar date-based energy […]

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Lotus Wei Full Bloom Anointing Oil

  If you’re looking for something that toes the line between aromatherapy treatment and perfume beautifully, you must check out the new Lotus Wei Full Bloom Anointing Oil. Lotus Wei has recently introduced anointing oils, which are concentrated blends of organic essential oils and therapeutic flower essences in a base of organic jojoba oil, and […]

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How To Clean and Condition Wood Cutting Boards Naturally

  Did you know you can use a few things like lemon, salt and coconut oil for routine maintenance in your kitchen? Not only do these pure ingredients have infinite uses in skin care, they work like a charm in the kitchen, saving you money and exposure to harsh cleaning products. You can clean and […]

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Lotus Wei Infinite Love Collection

It’s February and love is in the air. Oh wait, isn’t it? If your answer is “not so much”, Lotus Wei has a remedy for that, and it’s comprised of flower essences and gorgeous smelling essential oils. I’m talking about the Lotus Wei Infinite Love collection, which promotes unconditional love for yourself and others, helps […]

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Lotus Wei Radiant Energy

  Feeling motivated to get things done and make progress on your 2016 goals? If you’ve already kicked it into high gear post-holidays with work and personal projects and you want to sustain that pace, or if you’re feeling a little sluggish and tired because you didn’t get the proper winter break you needed, then […]

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What’s On My Nightstand

I love bedtime. For me it means taking some quiet moments for myself before drifting off to sleep to read a few pages in a favorite cookbook or aromatherapy text, jot down thoughts about the day or simply unwind. Ritual is a big part of bedtime for me, and it begins in the bathroom where […]

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