Category: Life in General

What’s The Best Way To Wash Hands And Prevent Spread of Disease?

As cough and cold season approaches, many of us exercise more diligence about the hygiene involved in reducing the spread of infection. Many manufacturers would have us running to the drugstore to load up on antibacterial soaps, gels and sprays, but your doctor may be advising that hand washing alone is enough. Different professionals will… Read more »

What's The Best Way To Wash Hands And Prevent Spread of Disease?

As cough and cold season approaches, many of us exercise more diligence about the hygiene involved in reducing the spread of infection. Many manufacturers would have us running to the drugstore to load up on antibacterial soaps, gels and sprays, but your doctor may be advising that hand washing alone is enough. Different professionals will… Read more »

Is Your Skin Ready For Fall? 5 Top Tips

The warm, lazy days of summer aren’t that far behind us, but cooler mornings and crisper evenings signal that yes, fall is nearly here. In addition to getting skin ready for the havoc that winter may bring (think low humidity and cool temperatures), fall is a great time to repair the damage that summer behavior (you know…chlorine filled… Read more »

Smoke and Incense

My husband Graham recently asked me if we had any incense. My initial thought was – meditation? Stressful lives like the ones most of us lead, would surely benefit from some contemplation and relaxation so I led him to my stash. I thought nothing more if it until I came home one weekend afternoon to… Read more »

Happy Birthday Dad!

This weekend, as I hosted a family barbecue for my father’s birthday, I thought I’d share something personal with you. The photo is a picture of me with my father, taken in our back yard. Happy Birthday Dad!

Skin Care Ingredient Trend 2009

Skin Inc, the magazine dedicated to skin science and skin treatment trends, lists the top 10 ingredients that consumers will hear more about in 2009 according to public relations firm Pierce Mattie. Argan oil: Argan oil has been a beauty secret used by Moroccan women for centuries. Rich in Vitamin E and essential fatty acids,… Read more »

Happy Holidays!

Thanks for reading and commenting on my blog postings. My very best wishes to you and yours for a Happy Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hannukah, Ramadan or other celebration over the coming weeks. May 2009 be filled with cheer and happiness.