Afternoon Tea: Take 5 Every Day

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It’s tough to find time for yourself. The best way to achieve this, while getting some relief from your relentless tasks, is to relax with an afternoon tea ritual. Forget coffee, all that caffeine just adds to the stress and creates dependency. Take some time to yourself around 3 o’clock to have a warm herbal drink (instead of reaching for […]

Macarons Will Sweeten Up Your Next Big Event

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These sandwich cookies have a delicate exterior and a soft interior. If you’re looking to spice up your next big gathering, macarons are the way to go. They come in a wide array of colors and flavors, and sometimes they’re almost too pretty to eat. These cookies bought fresh from a bakery can cost you a pretty penny, so today […]

Posh Winter Coats: Your Wardrobe Deserves One

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The cold has officially kicked into gear. We are salivating over posh fur coats in various lengths, styles, and colors. If your winter wardrobe can manage just one more, teeny investment; may we suggest something glamorous? You’ll be surprised at how wonderfully versatile a fur coat can be. Not to mention a total mood booster! Posh Fur Coats Criteria What […]

Caned Chairs Add Classic Elegance to Any Room

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Show off your vintage side! We have always loved caned chairs and found beautiful examples of how to incorporate them into your home. Take a look at these gorgeous interiors for inspiration. The decor is laid-back and simple with down-to-earth sensibility. Upgrade any room with traditional seating that will outlast trends. Warmth You Can Feel This chair style is a […]

Coconut: The Swiss Army Knife of Fruits

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In a sea of “superfoods”, one stands out among the rest. Coconut is everywhere these days but this is not without good reason. Every day, people are finding more and more uses for this tropical gem. It is used for health, cooking, or even beauty products/skin care. It really does seem to be the swiss army knife of fruits. Cute as […]

Ceramic Earrings: Organic + Cheery

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Organic or natural earrings are becoming more and more prevalent within the modern wardrobe. Ceramic earrings offer a variety of aesthetic edges over their more commercialized metallic counterparts. Check out the instant 80s glamour that can come from a humble piece of jewelry. Uniquely Yours Ceramic is a more natural and malleable material. That means a greater range for customizability […]

Winter Hygge: 6 Tips to Help You Settle into The New Year

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Off like a shot! The New Year started with a bang and you might need a little Winter Hygge in your life to help slow it down. Slow and steady wins the race so consider the benefits of pacing yourself. These easy tips will help you ease back into things without losing your momentum. 1. Cozy Up to Winter Hygge […]

Sage Burning Clears The Air With Intention + Purpose

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A new year has begun and that means 365 days of possibilities. Clear the air with sage burning and invite positive energy into your life. Keeping an open mind is essential for welcoming opportunity when it arrives. The wonderful fragrance of this medicinal herb will help you feel positive and energized. Sage Burning Techniques Ready to start clearing the air? […]

Winter Accessories Will Cheer You Up

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Time to girl it up a little to keep your optimism levels high. Our favorite Winter accessories add a little something extra to your outfit effortlessly. A pop of color here or a dash of flair there is all it takes to look and feel your best. Take a look at what’s trending now and add something fun to your […]

Metal Element: Stay Focused With Feng Shui

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Our final installment of the Feng Shui element series will help you kick off the New Year with purpose. The addition of the metal element to your home decor will bring in the type of energy that helps you focus. Learn which areas of your home to incorporate this element for the greatest success. (Heavy) Metal Element Hopefully, you have […]

Winter Soup Recipes to Cozy Up To

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Time to bring some vegetables back into your life! After the holidays, a cozy winter soup will nurture your body back into good health. Most of these recipes can be made in 30 minutes and require one sturdy pot. We’ve compiled hearty Asian vegetarian and comforting creamy recipes that you are sure to love. Try one and start feeling better […]

New Year Outfit Staples With Less Fuss

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Everyone wants to ring in the New Year looking their best but that doesnt have to be expensive. A few choice New Year outfit staples can make your outfit dazzle easy. After all, this is should be the party that is all about “more bang for your buck”! New Year Outfit Basics Our first suggestion is to keep it simple. […]