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Soothing Sensitive Skin

Do you have sensitive skin? According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it’s an extremely common problem, affecting millions of people.

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Spring Smoothies!

The onset of spring seems to have everyone thinking about getting beach ready. That means more exercise and less sugar! In truth I’m not sure why we go through this every year. It’s not as though we all walk around in bikinis all summer long. But I guess it’s a good excuse to make some healthy changes. And lately I’ve been obsessed with my morning smoothies.

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What to Wear on Camera

Selfies, social media, YouTube and iPhone videos… who isn’t on camera these days? Whether these appearances are for work or for play, in still shots or on video, we all want to look our best. Here are some dos and don’ts for what to wear on camera – lessons learned the hard way.

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When a Yawn is Not a Yawn

The other day I was standing on a busy downtown street with my 3 year old pooch Lola while talking to some friends. I love the opportunity to show her off to other dog lovers – to me she is the super model of dogs. But as I went on about her greatness I looked down and what was she doing? Giving us a great big yawn. And then another. Was my teenaged dog behaving like her human counterpart?

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The Hunt for the Right Hotel

When I’m booking a trip, choosing the hotel becomes a Sherlockian task. I’ll spend hours, nay days, researching where to stay. Finding the right accommodations is part of my fun.

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In Search of ZZZs

No one ever told me that one of the joys of aging includes the end of regular long deep sleeps. I remember a time not so long ago when I’d be sawing logs before I was horizontal and I’d stay that way all through the night. Is this God’s way of telling me that I’m getting closer to the really big sleep so it makes sense to deprive me of it now?

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Words of Wisdom

As a kid I kept a notebook where I jotted down the best quotes, proverbs and aphorisms I could find. I would go through quote anthologies and faithfully transcribe every piece of wisdom that spoke to me.

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The Man Repellant List

My fashion loving friends and I spend no small amount of time talking about the intricacies of the latest fashions.

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Do It Myself???

I just completed three DIY projects around my house. In the process, I was reduced to tears, but not the kind you may think. They were tears of joy at the pride of completing the work on my own!

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Time to Kill…in Sedona

Looking for a place to recharge your batteries? A place to cleanse your body and soul? Or the perfect spot for your next girls’ getaway? Look no further then Sedona, Arizona. I had no idea what I’ve been missing.

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Well Furnished in Vancouver

Remember the days when there was no Pottery Barn, no Restoration Hardware, no Crate & Barrel and no West Elm? Where ever did we shop for furniture in Vancouver? (Ikea, I think.)

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