DIY Basil Facial Toner

Herb of the Month: DIY Basil Facial Toner   I have been munching on basil as a favorite culinary herb and have to say I am a culprit of dismissing it for homemade beauty care products. However, little did I know that basil is absolutely fabulous for skin care. With it’s antiseptic properties and anti-aging […]

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Basil Growing Tips

Herb of the Month: Basil Growing Tips I sort of have a soft spot for basil. When I first got on this whole herb gardening kick, I planted one pot with 3 different types of seeds and basil was among them. Now basil is the only one that has survived and it is flourishing. However, […]

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Penne with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, and Mozzarella

April’s Herb of the Month Recipe:┬áPenne with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, and Mozzarella I am pleased to announce a guest post for April’s Herb of the Month recipe highlighting basil. This awesome recipe comes from my very favorite cook, my mom. She inspires me daily and is always sending me delicious recipes so I thought she […]

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Chia Seed Pudding

I just tried this amazing recipe for Chia Seed Pudding and now I am completely hooked! I have always been a huge fan of this super-food but this is a new way to get chia seeds in your diet. This recipe is easy to make and is best done the night before so it is […]

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New Meets Old in Paris

There are several spots when I was living in Paris that I found myself going back to again and again. Each one for a different reason but all of them important for what they gave to me. One of the most popular spots was just a 2 minute walk from my flat near Centre Georges […]

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All About Basil

Welcome to my new series – HERB OF THE MONTH! Every month I will be highlighting a new herb. Throughout the month I will post recipes, growing tips, natural uses, homemade beauty product recipes, etc. all to do with the “Herb of the Month!” Not only will I use my knowledge of the herb, I […]

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