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Venus Water

I love turning what may seem like an ordinary moment into a spa like experience. Whether it is taking a bath or drinking a glass of water. Evoking the senses with something out of the norm allows space for the ah-ha moment, the deep breath and appreciation. It’s a treat I wish I did more often, but there’s also something special about an occasional routine, I truly appreciate. Making water smell like roses will be one of my occasional summer routines. I am thinking of mixing up a jug at least once a week. To have on hand after a hike, on a lazy afternoon or just as a substitute for plain H20. It’s a cooling, nourishing option without the sugar that supports balancing  pitta’s (fire + water) intense summer energy. If I feel like enhancing the sensorial experience, I’ll sprinkle in dried rose petals and fresh mint. In a few seconds (literally), the herbs transform my glass into a mini-edible garden and look so darling floating around. The bright green and pink attract a calming, yet …

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Ode to Okra

Seasonal Love Letters: Summer professes love to Okra Hi Summer! Hi Okra! So nice to see that you are becoming more popular and available in an array of markets!   Looks like your lubricating slime is less of an issue. People are seeing you for who you really are. A cool, sweet tasting, moisturizing softy. You are all about providing friendly bacteria, coating the digestive track and relieving constipation (which I know is one of my side effects)—yay!  I love how I harmonize with your astringent taste.  The earth and air elements of this taste make you heavy, yet light—filling and yet, energizing. It’s more fun to frolic under the sunlight and enjoy my warm nights without the hangry.