European Travel – Packing Light for Women!

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For traveling to major cities in Europe, you want to look chic, but not have to haul around tons of stuff. Since you will be on the move, you don’t need to worry about having multiple outfits. People you encounter will not likely be seeing you again. Even if they do, you can easily change up your look with accessories, …

Green “Jus du Jour”

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Green juice on an empty stomach is one of the best things you can drink for your energy, health and beauty! Leave out sweet and starchy fruits and vegetables to avoid the blood sugar/insulin effect that those items will provoke. Some citrus and a little sea salt provide flavour, vitamin C and minerals! Green “Juice of the Day” Green Juice …

Eco-Chic – Reuse and Recycle Old Clothes into Trendy Fashion!

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Paris Fashion If you know how to sew, love fashion and are a little short on cash, here is a great idea – be a budget fashionista! Dig through your closet or buy a second-hand article of clothing in a fabric you like and then get creative! You can shorten it, take it in, change the waistline, shorten the sleeves, …

On Accepting Your Natural Hair Colour . . . if you dare!

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I am part of the tail end of the Baby Boom cohort (1956 – 1964).  Inner health is very important, but I also want to look good; however, a few years ago I decided to favour my health over vanity and quit going to the hairdresser every couple of months, where I spent an inordinate amount of time and money …

What Happens in Paris, Stays in Paris – Part Deux

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The iconic Eiffel Tower and rectangular sculpted trees Gorgeous flower display Dinner! Yes, that is a baguette (made of the dreaded wheat) and *gasp* also a camembert (goat’s milk though!) and some antioxidant-rich red wine. These are a few things I routinely avoid consuming, but I have to say, the food you buy in Paris is vastly superior to most …

Scientific Proof – The Key to Longevity

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In a nutshell, the way to longevity is to eat little, less often and exercise. No huge shock here, other than going against the canonical “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” advice usually dispensed by nutritionists. The somewhat surprising part of this article was the advice to NOT eat 6 times per day, but to stretch out …