Monday, November 29, 2010

Amazing Apartment: Gastown — Vancouver, British Columbia

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Beauty Herb: Nettle

Internal Benefits-Female tonic, especially for young women beginning menstruation and older women in menopause.
-May assist the body in the detoxification of chemicals and heavy metals
-Helps to reduce water retention, and is particularly helpful for PMS and menorrhagia, a condition where there is heavy menstrual flow in women.
-Helps Stimulate mothers milk, and increases energy after childbirth.
-Natural testosterone booster which aids in increased vitality in men.
-Diuretic that increases uric acid secretion, while at the same time, resisting nighttime bathroom urges. Great for urinary problems and bed-wetting issues.
-Anti-inflammatory capacities act to help many of the symptoms related to arthritis.
-Anti-hemorrhaging qualities for internal bleeding, as well as small cuts and wounds
-Anti-asthmatic for both bronchial and asthmatic difficulties, helping to clear constricted bronchial and nasal passages6
-Magnesium components moderates the pain of Fibromyalgia
-Contains natural antihistamines. Wonderful for hay fever and allergies
-Natural kidney and adrenal-gland tonic
-Powerful analgesic

External Benefits-Wound washes
-Foot baths
-Treating nettle-rash
-Dry, itchy skin
-Uneven complexion
-Getting rid of dandruff
-Improves the look of hair

I learned a few years ago that taking care of what's inside of you will show on the outside. I have literally seen the difference. I buy the loose herbs from Whole Foods or any other natural foods store. I put the herbs in a filter in a coffee maker and sweeten with raw natural honey. Very Simple!

Monday, November 08, 2010


Revolve Clothing Hats

Sauce Mickey Ears Hat $44

Eugenia Kim Montana Slouchy Cap $187

Eugenia Kim Aubrey Popcorn Beret $176

Karma Loop Hats

Harbor Beanie $20

Frena Beanie in Black $20

Coal The Freezin $20

The Fine Day Beanie $27

Brixton The Flapper $35

Shop Bop Hats

Bop Basics Felt Crusher Hat $78

Eugenia Kim Ava Cloche $255

Alexander Wang Knitted Wool Neck Wrap w/ Hood $265

American Retro Alex Bonnet $77

La Fee Verte Slouch Beanie $90