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Why You Should Eat More Veggies

Most doctors and health professionals will agree: there are no foods healthier than vegetables. The trouble is, most people find that eating vegetables on a daily basis challenging. Think back to when you were a kid, and you couldn’t leave the table till you had eaten your lima beans. Or carrots. Or Brussel sprouts. Either […]

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What If Women Were Relaxed?

I was listening to Elizabeth Gilbert deliver her keynote address. Yes, that Elizabeth Gilbert! The author of Eat Pray Love. She was addressing hundreds of businesswomen at the 2018 National Association of Women Business Owner’s Conference. She asked us what words would we use to describe women. Strong was the word that kept echoing around […]

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It’s Butter Baby!

Growing up, cocoa butter was the go-to remedy for skin conditioning and removing the dark spots from knees and elbows that constantly got scrapped as a kid. My grandmother, the unforgettable Nana Brown always had plenty on hand. Before leaving for school, our morning ritual including the daily anointing of my knees because I was […]

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Tallow Soaps

Tallow soaps are soaps made with animal fat. It’s how all soaps were made for centuries. It’s a holistic approach to soap making because nothing of the animal gets wasted and I can appreciate that. Being the city girl turned suburban gardener/farmer that I am, I knew I wanted to make a tallow soap and […]

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