• My Beauty Favorites

    February 12, 2011

    I love to try new beauty products. If it’s new and fabulous then I have to try it for myself to see! Here are a few products that make the grade and have found a home in my everyday beauty regiment. 1. mark. Powder Buff Natural Skin Foundation, $12 from mark. – My friend Melanie…

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  • Step up your coffee to organic, fair trade, and fabulous!

    December 5, 2010

    I recently had the opportunity to try some delicious organic, fair trade coffee from Larry’s Beans. A founding member of Cooperative Coffees, Larry’s Beans is the first and still the only group of independent coffee roasters that buys organic green coffee beans directly from Fair Trade co-ops. Not only does Larry’s Beans create unique and…

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  • Winter Decorating with More than Just Winter Whites

    December 3, 2010

    We’re expecting our first snow tomorrow night. Large, lovely white flakes. And typically, when you think of winter, you think of those winter whites and gray skies. But just because it’s dull and dreary on the outside, doesn’t mean it needs to be on the inside. Here are some¬† bright whites with punch and colors…

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  • Eco-friendly alternatives to everyday conveniences.

    August 6, 2010

    In our effort to save the earth, many of use have turned to recycling and eco-friendly alternatives to everyday products that fit into our lifestyle. Cloth napkins replacing paper towels, handmade laundry soap versus chemical laden detergents, and reusable grocery sacks in lieu of plastic grocery bags. However, there’s one thing our busy lifestyles are…

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  • Don’t let August bite.

    August 2, 2010

    The school season and the lovely fall colors are right around the corner, but right now we’re stuck in the hottest part of the summer season. Temps here in Southwestern Virginia have already been in the high 90’s and low 100’s through most of July, so I’m leery of what kind of heat August will…

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