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July is Minority mental health awareness month

July is Minority mental health awareness month

Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity.  Anyone can experience the challenges of Mental Illness regardless of their background.  Historically, communities of color experience unique and considerable challenges in accessing mental health services.  We need to work together to […]

Cucumber Shrimp Appetizer

Cucumber Shrimp Appetizer

Chilled cucumber used as a cracker is perfect for a refreshing summer appetizer or mid-afternoon snack.  Up your app game with this dish that takes only 10 minutes to make and tastes as good as it looks! Recipe: Makes 20 servings Ingredients: 1 large chilled cucumber […]

Summer Makeup must haves

Summer Makeup must haves

Do you change your makeup routine for Summer?  For these hotter days I like to go with a less is more approach.  Fresh skin, a flush cheek, mascara and a POP lip are my go to look.  I always love to mix some new Summer […]

Blood Orange ginger “Mocktail”

Blood Orange ginger “Mocktail”

This Blood Orange Ginger “Mocktail” is perfect for long summer afternoons hanging with friends.  Tart and refreshing it is beautiful in both color and taste.  If you must take it to a cocktail Tequila would be my recommendation. wink wink! Recipe: Makes 2 servings Ingredients: […]

Tips for Creating a Meditation Practice

Tips for Creating a Meditation Practice

Mediation always seemed like some new age thing and I never really understood why people did it.  After reading an article about the life changing benefits of meditation it became clear, since studies show that the benefits of mediation are numerous with a long list […]

My 3 Favorite Products from Carols Daughter

My 3 Favorite Products from Carols Daughter

All natural hair care created by a woman… and born in Brooklyn… what’s not to love?    Made without sulfates, parabens, petroleum, mineral oil or artificial colors, if you’ve got curls you’re definitely going to want these products from  Carols Daughter in your hair care arsenal! Let’s […]

Margeaux’s Guacamole Recipe

Margeaux’s Guacamole Recipe

Who doesn’t love Guacamole…it’s festive and delicious!   My friends always request it of me as my dish to bring to any get together, and I’m happy to oblige.   Since I have been making it for years, I’ve tweaked the recipe a little each time until […]

Sweet Potato Crostini

Sweet Potato Crostini

I love a good appetizer but typically they come with a cracker or a chip…not this this Sweet Potato Crostini. A crisp sweet potato is the perfect base for all kinds of toppings like Salmon & Cream Cheese, or Yogurt, nuts & cranberries.  Feel free […]

Gratitude Journal

Gratitude Journal

When I started practicing Yoga 15 months ago, I noticed that “Gratitude” seemed to be one word that kept being repeated by each of my teachers, during every practice.   I have always thought of myself as a grateful person, but I don’t think I really […]

Cauliflower Pizza for Crust…it will change your brunch game

Cauliflower Pizza for Crust…it will change your brunch game

I love having my girlfriends over for brunch, but since we get together often I am always looking for brunch food that isn’t heavy like your typical bacon, eggs, pancakes or French toast.  Pizza for brunch is a great alternative and when made with a […]