Raw Foods Diet for the Skin

 Even the best-reviewed and most popular body and skin care products often have significant amounts of harmful toxins, chemicals, artificial colors, fragrances, preservatives and stabilizers. These can easily be absorbed through the skin’s pores and cause a range of negative long-term health effects. Is using such mass-produced, chemical-laden products worth the risk of developing healthContinue reading “Raw Foods Diet for the Skin”

  Muffins and Magnolias Book Club

     Each year I make out a reading list based on the goals that I have set for the upcoming year. Through the years some of the topics that I have studied have included holiday traditions, cooking techniques, and underwater basket weaving. This upcoming year my main goal is to de-clutter, organize, and embraceContinue reading ”  Muffins and Magnolias Book Club”

Blessing the Bibliophiles

  For those of us book lovers who have a nightstand piled high with books, subscribe to the local bookstore’s newsletter, and always keep a paperback close at hand, we belong to a special breed of people called bibliophiles. And this year why not share your love of reading with other bibliophiles by making aContinue reading “Blessing the Bibliophiles”

Do the Bunny Hop

   Today there are thousands of “cruelty-free” brands available, but terms like “cruelty-free” and “not tested on animals” are not actually regulated. So any product can claim to be “cruelty-free, ” even though it actually is tested on animals. How can you as a consumer know which brands are actually cruelty-free and which brands simplyContinue reading “Do the Bunny Hop”

 12 Steps Towards the Fountain of Youth… August 21…Senior Citizen’s Day

    Today is August 21, is Senior Citizen’s Day…a day to honor senior citizens…and also face the fact that you yourself will probably be a “senior citizen” also…especially now that the age to start calling yourself a senior citizen is 55, which is only seven years away for me. Aging gracefully and feeling healthy requiresContinue reading ” 12 Steps Towards the Fountain of Youth… August 21…Senior Citizen’s Day”