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  Happy Tuesday! I hope you are well and fully embracing the changes and growth that come with the Spring season. It seems to be all around us right now- in so many different forms. Today's entry will be short,...
How Much Is Too Much?
Happy Wednesday!Spring is in full swing here in Maryland. The cherry blossoms are blooming and my seedlings are well on their way to being ready to be planted in the garden. I absolutely love this time of year. There is...
Keep Doing You. You're The ONLY One That Can.
Happy.....Friday? Yes, I am writing this on a day I wouldn't normally. I needed to mix things up a bit. I was feeling inspired and thought I should run with it. Since I was a just a young one, I...
Teaching Our Young Ones Healthy Habits
  Happy Wednesday! You may have noticed I took a week off from writing and I kind of needed it. I was feeling a little burned out and needed to take some time to myself. I am back though and...
Give Yourself Permission
  Happy Wednesday!! I feel like my mind has been a bit all over the place the past week or so. Can anyone else relate? I am not sure if it is due to the transitions that are going on...
The Goods on the Blue (and Green) Beauty Movements
Happy Wednesday!! We are just a few weeks away from Spring and I am ready for sunnier days, flowers blooming and starting my garden. Has anyone else felt like this has been the never ending winter?? Goodness! Speaking of flowers and all...
The Story Behind The Products
Happy Wednesday! Over the past week or so, I wrote down a bunch of different topics I wanted to cover in the blog. I am trying to get more organized this year, and so far, so good! Today, I thought...
Happy Anniversary to Me!
Happy Wednesday! This week is a big milestone for me as it marks one year since I started this blog!! Thank you so much for following me through this journey of all things related to skincare and so many things that were...
Move...Because You Can
  Happy Wednesday!! This past week I have felt super lethargic. Here in Maryland, we have had endless grey, overcast days without any hint of sunshine and it is a real energy zapper. These are the times it is really...
Show Some Love
Happy Wednesday! Is everyone feeling the love this week with Valentine's Day approaching? Doing some research into the history behind this day was fascinating. There are so many stories and legends and they did not all relate to love. I...
We Are Not Out of the Woods
Happy Wednesday! It's a winter wonderland here in Maryland and as a native New Yorker- I am loving it!! It's just not winter to me without a few decent snow storms in the books. My favorite part of these storms...
All the Goods on Facial Acupuncture
Happy Wednesday! This is a big week people- a BIG week. Does anyone else feel this sort of unsettled or uneasy feeling? I definitely do.. Our country is in desperate need of change and let's just all hope that it...
Use Your Devices- Don’t Let Them Use You
Happy Wednesday! Well- 2021 has started off with a bang, huh?! So much to process this past week. How are you doing with all of it? Are you finding small pockets of time to take care of yourself- whatever that...
Happy New Year!
Happy Wednesday!I hope everyone enjoyed their holidays and that you were able to take some time off to rest and recharge. Mine was quiet and I really enjoyed that. I did find myself doing all the things to open up...
Gratitude and Joy
Happy Wednesday!! Does anyone else feel like this month is flying by? I cannot believe we are already in the thick of the holidays. The saying "the days are the long, but the years are short" definitely applies to my...
Balms are the Bomb!
Happy Wednesday! I hope you are enjoying your week so far. The excitement is definitely building in our house because we are just a few days away from Hanuka starting and a few weeks from Christmas. This holiday season looks...
Let It Go
  Happy Wednesday! I hope that all of you had a lovely holiday last week- no matter what it looked like. It was a quiet one for my family- the four of us and our dog- and it was really nice....
Dear,Me...From,Me
  Happy Wednesday! I hope everyone is enjoying their Thanksgiving preparations this week. For most of us, it will look a bit different, but as long as you have a roof over your head, you are surrounded by love- whether...
Small Business Big Heart
Shop Small and Shop Local- But Why?
I am sure all of you have heard, year after year, how important it is to support small and local businesses. It is a message we are very familiar with. However, this year, and this holiday season, in particular, it is more important than ever to do just that- support local and support small- because it means everything to them!!
Gratitude for Life
Happy Wednesday!! I hope all of you are finally getting some rest after a very turbulent  and emotional week last week. I purposely chose not to write a post because there was just way too much happening. I will not...
A Bit of Magic

So this weekend is Halloween and a full moon. It is also considered a "blue moon" because it is the second full moon in the month of October. We won't see a full moon on Halloween again until 2039 and we won't discuss how old I will be when that happens!! It feels a bit magical to me and we could all use a bit of magic these days, right?! Phew!! Although trick-or-treating may look a bit different this year, I do hope that all of you enjoy it- whatever you do!