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Love Healthy Recipes? Welcome to the Healthy Living Link Party #101

February 23, 2017
Love Healthy Recipes? Welcome to the Healthy Living Link Party #101

Love healthy living and healthy recipes? Then join us and link up your healthy recipes and fitness tips at the Healthy Living Link Party #101. The Healthy Living Link Party is all about living a healthy life. Link up your posts related to healthy living and recipes that are low carb, low calorie, paleo, keto, organic, […]

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Tips For Transforming Your Kitchen To Fit Your Personal Style

January 19, 2017
Tips For Transforming Your Kitchen To Fit Your Personal Style

You do not have to keep the kitchen how it was when you bought the house. In order to really make the house your own, you will want to update your kitchen to reflect your personal sense of style. Do not be afraid to take on this type of task, as it is really much […]

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How to Get Rid of Ringworm with the Most Effective Strategies

January 16, 2017
How to Get Rid of Ringworm with the Most Effective Strategies

Ringworm is a typical and highly infectious fungal infection, that can grow anywhere on your skin. Ringworm is very easily recognizable by your doctor, from its ring-like rash, enveloping patches of clear skin with blisters around the affected area. Ringworms can be very itchy and can lead to further scars and rashes when left untreated for […]

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Essential Oils: Nature’s Solution For a Healthy, Positive and Productive Day

January 15, 2017
Essential Oils - Nature’s Solution For a Healthy, Positive and Productive Day

By now you’ve likely heard of essential oils, may have tried essential oils or are using them on a daily basis. But did you know there are more uses for essential oils than just making your home smell good. Sure, aromatherapy and topical uses are the most popular way to use essential oils… but there’s […]

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Express Yourself

January 7, 2017
Express Yourself

Personalities, everybody has one. Within that personality, everyone has multiple personas. After all, it’s unlikely a person will interact with their boss the same way they would with their mother, or with their child like they would with the mail carrier or with a group of party goers as they would with a dog. If […]

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Eco-Friendly Changes to Consider This Year 

January 6, 2017
Eco-Friendly Changes to Consider This Year 

Thinking of ways to live better this year? Why not start with reducing your carbon footprint? Green living and making eco-friendly choices is a change that will not only help you but the environment. If you weren’t particularly eco-conscious in the past, the goals you create should be easy to follow so that it encourages […]

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Green Your Holidays with Eco-Friendly Christmas Decorations

December 16, 2015
Green Your Holidays with Eco-Friendly Christmas Decorations

With the holidays right around the corner, many of us are already feeling the stress of buying, baking, and decorating for Christmas. The chaos and messiness of the holiday season can be fun, but can often also leave us frustrated and overwhelmed. So why not bring some natural peace and tranquility into your home?   […]

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Worried About Holiday Weight Gain? 52 Healthy Ways to Have a Ball Without the Binge, Pt. 1

November 10, 2015
 Worried About Holiday Weight Gain? 52 Healthy Ways to Have a Ball Without the Binge, Pt. 1

For many of us, the holiday season signals even more reasons to eat, drink and over-indulge. Who can resist all of the parties, dinners, gatherings and occasions to celebrate? Let’s face it! The holidays are upon us and we couldn’t be more excited! Most of us love this time of year! Why shouldn’t we? Lots of time spent cozied up, […]

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50+ Simple Ways to Create Kindness in Your Life and Boost Your Own Happiness

September 16, 2015
50+ Simple Ways to Create Kindness in Your Life and Boost Your Own Happiness

This morning while I was waiting for the bus a woman was sitting nearby shaking a cup and asking for money. I watched as one person after another walked hastily by or ignored her pleas. Even though I could hear my friend’s voice in my head warning me not to trust him, my heart told me something else. […]

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Green Your Summer Outdoor Picnics & Parties with 16 Fun & Fabulous Ecofriendly Finds

July 30, 2013
Green Your Summer Outdoor Picnics and Parties with 16 Fun and Fabulous Ecofriendly Finds

For many of us, dining outdoors is one of the greatest pleasures of the summer season. Unfortunately, all of those pretty, disposable plastic cups, paper plates, napkins and utensils are terribly wasteful and harmful to the environment. Now, I’m not trying to be a summer party pooper, but… to make your outdoor festivities more environmentally-friendly, […]

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10 Fun and Easy Ways to Sneak in Exercise and Burn More Calories

May 16, 2013
10 Fun and Easy Ways to Sneak in Exercise and Burn More Calories

Does this familiar? Intellectually, I know how important it is to exercise regularly, but sometimes when I think about having to go to the gym, I’ll imagine a dozen reasons for not having time to go, because I don’t really want to do it. Let’s face it, sometimes the thought of exercising seems just plain […]

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11 Steps to a Healthier Diet: National Women’s Health Week

May 15, 2013
12 Steps to a Healthier Diet: National Women's Health Week

It’s National Women’s Health Week, so what better time to get revved up and set some goals to lose a few pounds or to eat healthier. But making healthy changes and keeping them is not always so easy to do. However, there are some strategies for incorporating healthier eating into your lifestyle that are not […]

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Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

May 10, 2013
Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

As a lover of upcycled art, I was blown away when I first experienced the majestic, textural expressions created by the globally-renowned contemporary artist, El Anatsui. A phenomenal visionary who transforms  discarded common materials into monumental masterpieces, his work has broadened my view of what upcycled art can be. It’s awe-inspiring to see how humble […]

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Help Mom “Chill” with Mother’s Day Gifts That Change Lives

May 6, 2013
Help Mom

Be honest! Does your mother need to chill out! Well this Mother’s Day, why not give your mom a few good reasons to relax and recharge while helping to lift the lives of women across the globe, at the same time. Millions of women worldwide struggle to make a living selling their artisan-quality goods, but […]

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Shop Cheap and Chic for a Cause at City Opera Thrift Shop

April 3, 2013
Shop Cheap and Chic for a Cause at City Opera Thrift Shop

  I admit it. I used to be a ‘full-price-designer-shopping’ addict until I discovered the New York City Opera Thrift Shop — a darling gem located right in the heart of the E. 23rd Street shopping district for 25 years. Now I am a dedicated clothing recycler and selective thrift-shopper. Described as “the highest quality thrift […]

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Lower East Side Street Art: Tales of the People

April 3, 2013
Lower East Side Street Art: Tales of the People

    I love taking what I call  “my urban adventure walks”. For me that means putting on a comfortable pair of sneakers and briskly heading downtown on Avenue A through the East Village to the Lower Eastside and letting the sights, tastes, smells and sounds of the artsy, gritty streets do the talking and […]

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