Flowers Essences: Ten Favorites from Green Hope Farm

Flower Essences: Ten Favorites from Green Hope Farm

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Flowers! I never really appreciated flowers while I was growing up. My deep connection did not come till much later when I began to garden extensively. And it was years after that that I discovered how truly magical they are. I was first introduced to flower essences in 2006. It was a new concept for a newly awakening Caroline, but one that totally lit me up. My Reiki master at …

The Potager: Spring Lettuce

The Potager: Spring Lettuce

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Planted in straight perfect rows, used to form intricate designs, or simply broadcast out over the soil, a patch of spring lettuce is pure joy and a metaphor for much more! I find that I enjoy things most when I become completely obsessed with them, diving in with abandon, finding joys in the challenges, and gaining wisdom along the way. Our small potager (or kitchen garden) has been that place …

My Fitness Favorites: Yoga & Pilates

My Fitness Favorites: Yoga & Pilates

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Enjoy this personal look into my fitness favorites as I share my life-long love for Yoga and Pilates! Yoga has been a big part of my life since I was fifteen which was back in 1972! My first gym teacher in high school was fresh out of college and taught our class yoga, which was very unusual back then. I was hooked for life and often think about my first …

Actually Organic Argan Oil

Product Review: Actually Organic Argan Oil

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Spa Night! An experience my partner Jason and I look forward to sharing each week, pampering ourselves with foot baths and facials. This week, our Spa Night also had a theme courtesy of Actually Organic who sent me a bottle of their exquisite, cold-pressed, organic Argan Oil. You may have seen the many beauty products on the shelves which contain argan oil. I’m a big fan of them and have been …

Living Free From Nightshades & Alliums

Living Free From Nightshades & Alliums

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It was early summer 2013 and Jason and I had just returned from a fun Mexican restaurant here in Ashland. My body and emotions inflamed, feeling like a hurt little girl sitting in the corner with my head between my knees, as I often felt. Angry words passing through my lips. I knew this feeling. It had happened last time I had eaten at this same restaurant. It had happened, …