I Paid No Attention to What I Was Putting on My Biggest Organ…

Repost of a blog I wrote five years ago when I first learned about Beautycounter… only now that I have a child, my ‘why’ is even more important: I want him and his generation to know with certainty that what they’re using on their skin is safe. ————————————————————————————————————————- Sometimes we choose to remain ignorant. We […]

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Fighting Inflammation: Real Food First and a Bit of TCM

Inflammation. We are seeing this word everywhere these days and it’s about time. I’ve certainly been writing about it for some time now and having been an advocate of what I call a food-first approach, I’m often leery of the latest and greatest trends that come to market. But recently, I had the pleasure of […]

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Dry Brushing: What is it and Do I Need It?

You eat your wild salmon and avocado, you’re mindful about what products you choose to wash your face with and you go to great lengths to not let yourself scorch in the sun. Is there anything else missing in your glowing skin routine? Maybe so; and it doesn’t include something else you should be eating […]

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A Most Refreshing Water

What do you do when your garden produces too much produce?   You get creative! In my case today, the case in point would be cucumbers.   Unlike stocking up in bulk like you might do for proteins purchased at the farmer’s market which can be frozen, or buying large quantities of dried herbs and […]

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