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Coffee & Cocoa Brightening Face/Body Mask

Even though I can’t have caffeine, I LOVE coffee!  I also love cocoa, and the two together pack a mighty punch, both as a beverage (hello Mocha!) and as a beauty treatment to enhance your skin.  Coffee and cocoa masks are favored by many beauty experts because, in combination, they decrease puffiness in the face and eye area, wake up dull skin, and brighten your complexion.

WHY? Both coffee and cocoa contain caffeine, an antioxidant that acts as a stimulant. When the Coffee & Cocoa Mask is applied to skin, it improves the blood circulation and promotes radiant, healthy skin. Read more »

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Stress Tips for National Boss Day

Today, Oct. 16th, is National Boss Day and in my humble opinion, that’s reason for celebration because in most households, Mom is the BOSS!

As every mom knows, motherhood is both satisfying and stressful.  As the BOSS a.k.a. “domestic engineer” of the home, you’re dealing with time management issues, financial concerns, relationship demands, insecurities galore, and, perhaps most importantly, self-preservation.  Unfortunately, most moms don’t take the time to nurture and care for themselves, and they’re left feeling physically and emotionally drained.

So, the question is how can you maintain sanity and serenity amidst the unique challenges presented by motherhood? Here are a few simple techniques that you can incorporate into your daily routine that will calm your body and mind, and give you a few moments of peace.  Read more »

Colds & Flu Bath Remedy

Are you suffering from a cold, fever, or even worse, the full-blown flu?  If so, here’s a very effective detox bath that will help you feel better and speed recovery.  I like to soak in this herbal bath for at least 45 minutes at the first sign of a cold.  Try it, I promise it works! Read more »

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