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August 23rd, 2014 | By | No Comments

Salute to Summer: The Watermelon Paloma

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Send off summer with a cocktail that combines two of our favorite things: watermelon and sea salt (oh yeah, and tequila). Don’t be fooled by the unicorn tear-pink hue, this cocktail isn’t for lightweights or sugar saturated drink-lovers. It packs a well disguised, perfectly balanced punch…that can, coincidentally, be served punch-style in the melon from whence it came. And because it contains zero added sugar, it’s a recipe that cocktail aficionados, beach bod conscious imbibers and casual Sunday sippers can enjoy equally.
Cheers to another perfect summer, watermelon in hand. Read on for the recipe…
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August 22nd, 2014 | By | No Comments

How To Travel with Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil: aka the new lotion, eye makeup remover, sunscreen, deep conditioner, lip balm, bug repellant, deep conditioning treatment…and even deodorant. But if  you’ve ever attempted to travel with a jar of the magical oil, you may have found that the 76 degree melting point can cause quite an oily mess if left in a hot car or traveling to a tropical destination (which we’ll assume is the type of location you generally travel to). Even if packed in a jar, you’re walking on thin ice if you need to pack that jar in your purse or travel bag. After testing MANY different types of containers, I finally found one method that works. Read on to see what it is…
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August 16th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Saturday Salute: Cuc of the Day Cocktail

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Feeling particularly parched? Liquidate with this refreshing, minty, floral-y cocktail. It’s my personal go-to for a post beach day refresher. And coincidentally, is pretty bikini friendly as far as cocktails go.
Recipe after the break… (more…)

August 15th, 2014 | By | 7 Comments

DIY: No Slip Yoga Socks

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As clean your yoga studio/mat may be, I’m a firm supporter of adding an extra layer of  sweaty floor-to-toes protection in the form of a yoga sock. The issue: available yoga socks are pretty lackluster, and attempting a downward dog in normal socks is downright impossible. The fix: DIY a pair in 3 minutes.
Read on to learn how you can make your own, unique pair…
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