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Best of Island Life – St. Croix 3 Years Later

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Hi there, it’s been awhile!  Today’s video explains why that is. We’ve now been on our little rock for over 3 years.  After 3 moves and 2 category 5 hurricanes, we are still here and celebrating LIFE!  This weekend, we celebrated with a variety of live music, Mardi Croix, our new local brewery, and a..read more

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Baobab – How to Make Baobab Powder At Home

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Baobab, the super fruit from the tree of life (or upside down tree) that has reigned as a life giver possessing life giving and medicinal qualities with some that are 2500 years old.  Unfortunately, in large parts of Africa the baobab tree is struggling with worrying rates of decline linked to climate change.  This decline..read more

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How I Lost 20 Pounds – No Calorie Counting

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After Hurricane Maria, I gained 20 extra pounds in a very short amount of time.  This also coincided with a surge of digestive issues like daily bloating, regular cramping, indigestion, and heartburn.  I go into great detail in my ebook, Beginner Vegan about how I lost all the weight and completely eliminated what was symptomatic..read more

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Adaptogens for Optimal Health

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My Favorite Adaptogens: Tulsi/Holy Basil: grows pretty well where we live and just like many herbs, once it gets going, it explodes.  Tusli aka Holy Basil is probably my favorite herb along with cilantro and thyme.  I can use it in cooking sure, but where it really shines for me is as a daily tea…read more

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How to Grow a Mustache

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KIDDING! A random, silly snapshot–of me being random & silly. This morning, I look in my fridge and discover my bunch of Kale waaay in the back–neglected and lonesome.  To be frank, I’d completely forgotten about it which is completely unlike me.  In regards to food, I’m a bit fanatic and like a walking Rolodex..read more

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