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Weekend Warrior in Paradise

For most people, the thought of a tropical beach vacation conjures up images of lazy days spent sipping umbrella drinks while floating in a pool, topped off with indulgent dinners. For me, it’s just

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Five Hot Tips for Cool, Clean Indoor Living

When the topic of “clean living” comes up, most of us focus on healthy, mindful eating and exercise. What many forget is the impact that the indoor air we breathe has on a clean,

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Try These Five Fat-Burning Moves

Are you bored with your exercise routine? Make it fun and challenging by burning fat with this strength-training interval workout, created by James Park, a private trainer and group fitness instructor at Gurney’s Montauk

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Virginia’s Wintergreen Resort Celebrates Summer

For a self-proclaimed cold-weather hotspot, folks sure do kick up their heels at “Mountains of Adventure” at Lake Monocan in Wintergreen, Virginia. In fact, this stately all-weather resort and spa offers tubing and boating

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Made in the USA: Reusable Produce Bags

Lately I have been biking more, which makes it easier to visit a local farmers’ market. Buying local is better for the environment since less energy is needed for transportation and, typically, less packaging is

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Fitness for Your Brain

Lately, I find myself scratching my head and forgetting what I wanted to say next. Immediately I think, “Is that normal memory loss that comes with Baby boomer aging, or is that my first

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A Meditation Mantra for July 4th

Setting off fireworks may seem like an odd time to practice meditation, but what better time, really, to be fully present and in the moment? The heat of summer is a wonderful time to practice the three key components of a flexible July 4th practice: Concentration, Natural Awareness and Positive Imagery.

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Fair Trade Margarita Glasses Made Of Recycled Glass

Multifunctional products are an easy way to save natural resources without compromising beautiful design. That’s why I love the Sobremesa Blue Margarita Glasses that double as pretty dishes for ice cream, sorbet, or fruit

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Palmarosa Essential Oil, a Fresh Summer Friend

One of my favorite essential oils to use during the summer is Palmarosa.  It  has a bright and cleansing aroma that smells slightly floral and sweet, and hints of citrus and cut grass. Many

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How to Be Vegan

If you are a vegan wanna-be, a vegan dabbler, a VB6, or someone who wants to go, excuse the expression, “whole hog,” this little handbook is jam-packed with everything you need to know to

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