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8 Ways To Get Out Of Your Head

July 26, 2016

8 Ways To Get Out Of Your Head

My husband and I have always talked in depth about spirituality and God, but in recent years our spiritual journey has opened our hearts and minds to a deeper understanding of [...]

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Southern Paella Recipe

July 22, 2016

Southern Paella Recipe

Paella is a hearty meal that presents beautifully and tastes so good. With summer vegetables like corn and peas in season and shrimp fresh from the Gulf, it is a great [...]

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Health Benefits Of Lavender

July 20, 2016

Health Benefits Of Lavender

One of the highlights of our recent New Mexico travels was staying at Los Poblanos Lavender Farm and Inn. At this beautiful property visitors can actually partake in lavender harvesting, lavender distilling, [...]

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Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe

July 18, 2016

Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe

A popular menu item out west, the prickly pear is named for its pear-like shape and size, this fruit comes from any of several varieties of cacti. Prickly pear has a [...]

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Beat The Heat In White

July 8, 2016

Beat The Heat In White

With the sun beating down it is hard to get motivated to wear anything, but if you are looking for a sophisticated look to beat the heat this 2 piece outfit by [...]

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6 Patriotic Cocktails To Enjoy This Election Season

July 1, 2016

6 Patriotic Cocktails To Enjoy This Election Season

Whether you are a Republican or Democrat we have conservative concoctions and liberal libations for you to toast this election season. Two new books by Mark Will-Weber Drinking With Republicans and [...]

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Top 10 4th Of July Must Haves

June 24, 2016

Top 10 4th Of July Must Haves

The 4th of July beckons a more laid back style with swimsuits, beach shoes, and sunnies. Whether you are spending the holiday at the beach, lake, or at a poolside BBQ [...]

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Woman Of Style: Jennifer Mims On Food and Family

June 22, 2016

Woman Of Style: Jennifer Mims On Food and Family

Jennifer Mims has been in the restaurant business for almost 10 years and with that experience it only seems natural that she would open a restaurant of her own. Based on [...]

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10 Easy Ways To Slow Down The Aging Process

June 21, 2016

10 Easy Ways To Slow Down The Aging Process

Scientists now believe up to 40% of how we age is within our power to slow down. So what can we do to combat the aging process? Dr. Christopher Calapai, D.O. [...]

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The Best Of Palm Springs

June 21, 2016

The Best Of Palm Springs

“Greetings from sunny Palm Springs, California…” I can almost hear Bob Hope say as images of vintage postcards dance in my head crossing over the extraterrestrial-like San Jacinto Mountains into the Coachella [...]

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