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What Color is Your Culinary Palette?

By February, the winter doldrums can truly have set in. Natural light levels may be low, temperatures even lower and just making your way to work or school can be a a study in drudgery…or is it trudgery? Once you get home, it’s time to regroup, de-stress and replenish body, mind and soul. Mealtime is prime time to jumpstart the process More...


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Quick Tips and Tricks for the Bride to Be

Weddings are full of teary moments of joy. From the first kiss to the father-daughter dance, guests will snap pictures and reach for tissues during your ceremony and reception. While there are plenty of precious moments on the big day, leading up to it is a bit more stressful. As the bride, you've likely hit a few snags in the planning phases More...


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Modalities to Support Spring's Awakening

The days are noticeably longer, the birds are returning from their annual migration south and many people are feeling a quickening of the blood characteristic of the onset of spring. However, even if you feel perkier on the inside, if you're like most people, winter left you with dry skin and hair along with a yearning for warm temperatures More...


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The Many Flavors of Love

For some of us, Valentine's Day should be every day. We’re in love and we want the whole world to know it. But there are also those of us who probably wish we could permanently strike February 14th and all the shenanigans that go along with it off the calendar. Well that’s never going to happen, so as the old adage goes if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em More...


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Creating Soulful Holidays

Ah, the holidays. A time for family, friends and lots of food. The poet Longfellow described the holiest of all holidays as the “secret anniversaries of the heart.” That's because the memories we create during that time leave a vivid impression, tattooing sweet memories in our minds. This is the time of year to mend fences, create goodwill, and find solace in simply being More...

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Anonymous says:
November 7, 2013 at 8:34 AM
Nicely said, Dana!
Parker A. says:
December 19, 2013 at 11:39 AM
Love this article. I think it's what most need to keep in mind throughout the year, but especially at this time of year. Thanks

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